By Max Harper
The NFL has announced that Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen were named finalists for the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award.
Mahomes, the 2018 NFL MVP, threw for 5,250 yards and 41 touchdowns and added 358 rushing yards. He set an NFL record with 5,614 yards of total offense, leading the Chiefs to another AFC West title and the conference’s best record.
In his third season, Hurts solidified his status as a franchise quarterback, completing 67 percent of his passes for 3,701 yards with 22 touchdowns and six interceptions, adding 760 rushing yards and 13 scores. The Eagles finished with the NFC’s best record, despite Hurts missing two games with an injured shoulder.