Can Christian McCaffrey Become the First Non-QB to Win NFL MVP in a Decade?

Although Christian McCaffrey is a very talented player, his chances of winning NFL Most Valuable Player 2023 are slim, according to an article by

This is because the NFL MVP award has been dominated by quarterbacks in recent years.

In the last 17 NFL seasons, the NFL MVP award has been won by a quarterback in 16 of those seasons.

The current favourites for the 2023 MVP award are Patrick Mahomes, Joe Burrow, Josh Allen and Jalen Hurts. All of them are quarterbacks.


Past trends are not always a reminder of what holds in the future. McCaffrey has some solid NFL stats, for example, 4726 rushing yards, 62 touchdowns and 3756 receiving yards. If he builds on to these records, there is no reason why he cannot be named the most valuable player for the 2023 NFL season.

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