AOL.com's Countdown to Kickoff: MVP Prediction
All August long, we've been patiently waiting for NFL season to kick off. In the meantime, we've tried our hand at predicting exactly how things will fall into place this season.
Earlier this week, we gave our prediction for the Super Bowl, and yesterday we delivered our pick for Rookies of the Year. Our preview package is almost wrapped up, but before we put a bow on it, we bring you our selection for the highest personal honor in the league -- the MVP.
Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Peyton Manning have combined to win seven of the last eight MVP awards, with Adrian Peterson coming away with the 2012 trophy.
In an immensely quarterback-driven league, could an unsuspecting running back or receiver swoop in and take the award? If there's no clear-cut winner, could J.J. Watt become the first defensive player since Lawrence Taylor in 1986 to win it?
Our answer to both of those questions: No.
We're taking Andrew Luck to win the 2015 NFL MVP.
Entering his fourth NFL season, Luck seems to have barely scratched the surface in terms of his future potential. With T.Y. Hilton at a similar point in his career, and Andre Johnson lined up at the opposite side of the field, the stage is set for Luck to wow NFL fans more than ever.
Tell us what you think! Does Luck have it in him to win his first MVP honor? Tweet to us at @AOLSports and let us know.
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