Manning Powers Through MVP Voting

Posted: 9th January 2010 by Paul Preibisius in NFL
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In the end, all the discussion and debate proved unwarranted.á Peyton Manning not only won the MVP award, but ran away with it.á The final AP tally ended with 39 ¢ votes going to Manning.á The closest competition (Drew Brees) managed only seven and a half votes while two other quarterbacks (Philip Rivers and Brett Favre) rounded out the vote with two and one vote, respectively.á There was some speculation that sitting the bulk of the final two games would impact voters, who would look at quarterbacks with complete seasons in a greater light.á In that respect the pair of losses may have only proved to highlight ManningÆs value as the Colts leader. Manning also received help against the two other front-runners across the length of the season.á BreesÆ New Orleans Saints closed the y ...

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