Patrick Mahomes secured his second NFL Most Valuable Player award on Thursday evening, placing him among an elite group of just eight quarterbacks who have earned the accolade multiple times.
In a previous game between the Super Bowl quarterbacks, Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs was announced as the Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player. Jalen Hurts of the Philadelphia Eagles was outmatched by Mahomes.
Mahomes, who is 27 years old, won his second MVP award on Thursday, earning 48 out of the 50 first-place votes and a total of 490 points. Jalen Hurts finished in second place with only 193 points and one first-place vote, while Josh Allen received the other first-place vote.
What Patrick Mahomes said?
In a recorded statement, Mahomes expressed his appreciation for his teammates, coaches, and the Kansas City organization.
He said, “Let’s strive for our ultimate goal, the Super Bowl, by giving our all every day together”. “Let’s keep pursuing this dream over the weekend.”
Mahomes had a remarkable regular season, accumulating 5,614 combined passing, rushing, and receiving yards, including catching one pass for 6 yards. He broke the previous record of 5,562 yards held by Drew Brees.
The Super Bowl will commence at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday and make history as the first one to have two Black starting quarterbacks.
NFL Awards Ceremony
At the yearly NFL awards ceremony, Mahomes was recognized as the awardee. Brian Daboll of the New York Giants was also a notable winner, taking home the coach of the year award, while Geno Smith of the Seattle Seahawks received the Comeback Player of the Year accolade.
The Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year title was bestowed upon Dak Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys and was awarded for outstanding community work off the field and on-field performance throughout the season.
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