National Football League MVPs

Updated: January 2, 2009, 11:41 AM ET
Associated Press

The NFL Most Valuable Players named by The Associated Press in balloting by a nationwide panel of the media:

2008 -- Peyton Manning, Indianapolis, QB

2007 -- Tom Brady, New England, QB

2006 -- LaDainian Tomlinson, San Diego, RB

2005 -- Shaun Alexander, Seattle, RB

2004 -- Peyton Manning, Indianapolis, QB

2003 -- Peyton Manning, Indianapolis, and Steve McNair, Tennessee, QBs

2002 -- Rich Gannon, Oakland, QB

2001 -- Kurt Warner, St. Louis, QB

2000 -- Marshall Faulk, St. Louis, RB

1999 -- Kurt Warner, St. Louis, QB

1998 -- Terrell Davis, Denver, RB

1997 -- Brett Favre, Green Bay, QB, and Barry Sanders, Detroit, RB

1996 -- Brett Favre, Green Bay, QB

1995 -- Brett Favre, Green Bay, QB

1994 -- Steve Young, San Francisco, QB

1993 -- Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB

1992 -- Steve Young, San Francisco, QB

1991 -- Thurman Thomas, Buffalo, RB

1990 -- Joe Montana, San Francisco, QB

1989 -- Joe Montana, San Francisco, QB

1988 -- Boomer Esiason, Cincinnati, QB

1987 -- John Elway, Denver, QB

1986 -- Lawrence Taylor, New York Giants, LB

1985 -- Marcus Allen, Los Angeles Raiders, RB

1984 -- Dan Marino, Miami, QB

1983 -- Joe Theismann, Washington, QB

1982 -- Mark Moseley, Washington, PK

1981 -- Ken Anderson, Cincinnati, QB

1980 -- Brian Sipe, Cleveland, QB

1979 -- Earl Campbell, Houston, RB

1978 -- Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, QB

1977 -- Walter Payton, Chicago, RB

1976 -- Bert Jones, Baltimore, QB

1975 -- Fran Tarkenton, Minnesota, QB

1974 -- Ken Stabler, Oakland, QB

1973 -- O.J. Simpson, Buffalo, RB

1972 -- Larry Brown, Washington, RB

1971 -- Alan Page, Minnesota, DT

1970 -- John Brodie, San Francisco, QB

1969 -- Roman Gabriel, Los Angeles Rams, QB

1968 -- Earl Morrall, Baltimore, QB

1967 -- John Unitas, Baltimore, QB

1966 -- Bart Starr, Green Bay, QB

1965 -- Jim Brown, Cleveland, RB

1964 -- John Unitas, Baltimore, QB

1963 -- Y.A. Tittle, New York Giants, QB

1962 -- Jim Taylor, Green Bay, RB

1961 -- Paul Hornung, Green Bay, RB

1960 -- Norm Van Brocklin, Philadelphia, QB, and Joe Schmidt, Detroit, LB

1959 -- Charley Conerly, New York Giants, QB

1958 -- Gino Marchetti, Baltimore, DE

1957 -- Jim Brown, Cleveland, RB


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