NFL 2022 Midseason Award Winners: Josh Allen secures MVP, Sauce Gardner claims Defensive Rookie of the Year. Josh Allen beats out fellow star QBs for MVP: Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts both have strong cases for the award through Week 8, but it's Allen who reigns supreme.
1. Josh Allen (+1200)Last year Aaron Rodgers was announced as the league's MVP for the 2021-22 season on Feb. 10, which took place three days before the Super Bowl.
Watt wins DPOY, 2022 Hall of Fame class announced and more. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is a four-time MVP, which is good for second-most all-time.
In 2022, Steelers' outside linebacker T. J. Watt won the award, making the Steelers the only team in NFL history to have eight Defensive Player Of The Year recipients.On Tuesday, the Browns announced that they have selected left guard Joel Bitonio as their 2022 Walter Payton Man of the Year. Established in 1970, the Walter Payton Man of the Year award is considered one of the NFL's most prestigious honors.Bears lose to Packers 28-19
- Patrick Mahomes: +175.
- Jalen Hurts: +250.
- Josh Allen: +325.
- Lamar Jackson: +1200.
- Tua Tagovailoa +1400.
- Joe Burrow: +1800.
- Geno Smith: +3300.
- Justin Herbert: +6000.
These are the current odds to win NFL MVP at BetMGM:
- Patrick Mahomes (+120)
- Jalen Hurts (+150)
- Joe Burrow (+800)
- Josh Allen (12-to-1)
- Tua Tagovailoa (12-to-1)
- Geno Smith (66-to-1)
- Tyreek Hill (80-to-1)
In 2022, Steelers' outside linebacker T. J. Watt won the award, making the Steelers the only team in NFL history to have eight Defensive Player Of The Year recipients.
Kenneth Walker III is the favorite to win NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. His odds are +150 right now.
T. J. Watt is the incumbent holder of the award, winning it for the 2021 NFL season.Selected by the Broncos in the second round (41st overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft from Kansas State, Risner has consistently demonstrated a commitment to using his platform to impact the community during his four seasons as a Bronco.PREVIOUS WALTER PAYTON NFL MAN OF THE YEAR WINNERS
|2017||J.J. Watt||Houston Texans|
|2018||Chris Long||Philadelphia Eagles|
|2019||Calais Campbell||Jacksonville Jaguars|
|2020||Russell Wilson||Seattle Seahawks|
In 1985, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar became the oldest to win at 38 years and 54 days old. Andre Iguodala is the only winner to have not started every game in the series. In the 1969 finals, Jerry West, the first-ever awardee, is the only person to win the award while being on the losing team.
Defensive players who have got MVP votes since 1986
But the NFL history books still show that only the Vikings' Alan Page and Giants' Lawrence Taylor have won the Associated Press NFL MVP award.Chuck Howley
Coming to the Cowboys in a trade with the Chicago Bears in 1961 after once having given up on his NFL career, Chuck Howley became one of the greatest outside linebackers in Cowboys history and the only player to win Super Bowl MVP honors while on the losing team.2022 NFL MVP Favorites
- QB Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs.
- QB Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills.
- QB Jalen Hurts, Philadelphia Eagles.
- QB TUA TAGOVAILOA, MIAMI DOLPHINS.
Jalen Hurts is the front-runner for NFL MVP.
AP Defensive Rookie of the Year Winners
Ja'Marr Chase snapped a six-year drought for receivers in winning the 2021 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award.Wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase of the Cincinnati Bengals and linebacker Micah Parsons of the Dallas Cowboys were named AP Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year, respectively for the 2021 season.
AP Offensive Rookie of the Year Winners
- 2022 Walter Payton Man of the Year Nominee: Chuck Clark – Ravens.
- 2022 Walter Payton Man of the Year Nominee: Derrick Brown – Panthers.
- 2022 Walter Payton Man of the Year Nominee: Aaron Jones – Packers.
- 2022 Walter Payton Man of the Year Nominee: Chris Lindstrom – Falcons.