Considering we’ve been eagerly anticipating the start of the 2016 NFL regular season ever since the last batch of confetti fell at the close of Super Bowl 50, it’s hard to believe that the new year has already lived up to our lofty expectations. Yet, here we are, with the postseason on the horizon, and not only have plenty of teams looked stronger than ever, so have some of the game’s top players.
The truth is, everyone knows football is first and foremost a team sport. In the NFL, it’s all about winning the most games, making it into the postseason, and taking home a Super Bowl title. The goal is the Lombardi Trophy. That’s all that really matters. Of course, it never hurts to be rewarded for your individual accomplishments along the way.
While the league is loaded with valuable superstars, only one will walk away as the most valuable when it’s all said and done. With the regular season officially behind us, here’s a look at who the oddsmakers are picking to take home the 2016 MVP award.