#4

It’s official:

Peyton Manning is the MVP of the National Football League for a record fourth time.

I can’t say that any of us are surprised by the results.  I’m not as excited as I was last year for reasons I’ve already gotten into.  Drew Brees finished second, Rivers a distant third and Favre got one vote.  It wouldn’t have mattered at all in this particular contest, but I would still like to see the AP go to a weighted vote system where writers get to vote for their top five players.

Still this year was all about Manning.  Week 14 was pivotal for a lot of people as Manning hit Wayne on a bomb to beat Jacksonville and Brees failed to rally the Saints past Dallas just two nights later.

So without further ado, I bring you

18 Things that are Better in Fours…

1. Tops

2. Gospels

3. Seasons

4. Baggers

5. Fantastics

6. Leaves on a clover

7. Connections

8. More years

9. Finals

10. Frozens

11. Aces

12. Horsemen of the Apocalypse

13. Eyes

14. Cardinal directions

15. Squares

16. H’s

17. Episodes

18. MVP Awards

Manning’s Four MVP Seasons:

Record Att Comp % Yards YPA TD INT Rating
2003 12-4 566 379 67 4267 7.5 29 10 99.0
2004 12-4 497 336 67.6 4557 9.2 49 10 121.1
2008 12-4 555 371 66.8 4002 7.2 27 12 95.0
2009 14-2 571 393 68.8 4500 7.9 33 16 99.9
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