Browns’ Miles Garrett: ‘Sick’ NFL MVP Becomes Sole QB Award

Browns’ Miles Garrett: ‘Sick’ NFL MVP Becomes Sole QB Award

 

Myles Garrett, the founder of the Cleveland Browns expressed concern about receiving the NFL MVP award every year.

On The Rich Eisen Show, Garrett expressed his displeasure with the recent trend of callers winning their own competitive awards.
“I think it’s stupid,” the 27-year-old said, before later offering an alternative.
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won the award for the best offensive player of the year.
So if you want to give an award to the best striker, we can arrange it.”

Quarterbacks have won 15 of the last 16 MVP awards, with Adrian Peterson in 2012 being the only exception. The last time a defensive lineman earned this honor was in 1986, when he recorded 20.5 sacks against the New York Giants.
Garrett has a career-high three forced fumbles, a league high, and 7.5 tackles for loss in six starts. Pro Football Focus gave him a 93.4 effort grade, the highest of any quarterback.
The four-time Pro Bowler is a big reason for the Browns’ 4-2 record this season.
Especially since starting quarterback Deshaun Watson missed two games with a shoulder injury.

If Garrett stays hot as Cleveland continues its playoff push, he’ll have a strong case to buck the quarterback-centric MVP trend.

 

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