The last time the NFL MVP won the Super Bowl in the same season was in 2000, when league MVP Kurt Warner went on to be Super Bowl MVP while leading the Rams to a championship in Super Bowl 34.
Matt Ryan is hoping he can do this year what Cam Newton couldn’t in 2016. Ryan was honored Saturday with three awards at the NFL Honors, including the 2016 NFL MVP award, the night before he will lead the Falcons against the Patriots in Super Bowl 51.
Ryan, who did not attend the awards show at the Wortham Theater Center in Houston, was also named the FedEx Air Player of the Year and the Associated Press Offensive Player of the Year.
Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack was the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year.
Roethlisberger recently participated in throwing drills with Eastern Washington UK Cheap Jerseys wide receiver Cooper Kupp in pre-draft training arranged by their agents at Rep 1 Sports.
That Roethlisberger is slinging the football in February could be interpreted as good news for Steelers fans concerned about his NFL future. In aftermath of an AFC Championship NFL Jerseys Authentic game loss to New England, Roethlisberger told 93.7 FM in Pittsburgh that he was going to “take this offseason to evaluate, to consider all options … health and family and things like that.”