A large receiver has by no means received the NFL’s common season MVP award.
ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio mentioned this week that Philadelphia Eagles wideout A.J. Brown might turn out to be the primary participant to take action.
Brown continued his dominant 2023 marketing campaign throughout Philadelphia’s win over the Washington Commanders in Week 8, hauling in all eight of his targets for 130 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Brown’s gorgeous run of six straight video games of at the very least 127 receiving yards has him jockeying for the title of finest vast receiver within the league, alongside Tyreek Hill of the Miami Dolphins.
With the standout effort on Sunday towards the Commanders, the Eagles two-time Professional Bowler turned the primary participant in NFL historical past to file 125 receiving yards or extra in six consecutive contests.
Brown has 939 receiving yards by eight video games this 12 months, placing him on tempo for a surprising 1,995 this season.
Corridor of Famer Calvin Johnson has the one season file for many receiving yards, posting 1,964 in 2012. Each Brown and Hill are on tempo to move the mark in 2023.
The Eagles alpha move catcher leads the league in 20+ yard receiving performs (17) and is second solely to Hill in receiving yards, receiving yards per sport and receiving first downs. Brown additionally ranks tied for third in receptions (60), tied for fourth in receiving touchdowns (5), fifth in targets (83) and tied for fifth in yards after catch (289).
Regardless of the gaudy statistics, Brown faces stiff competitors within the MVP race.
Quarterbacks Lamar Jackson and Tua Tagovailoa of the Baltimore Ravens and Dolphins respectively, Hill, and San Francisco 49ers operating again Christian McCaffrey are simply a number of the large names placing up elite numbers as properly.
Brown’s subsequent likelihood to spice up his MVP case and lengthen his file streak of single sport receiving yards comes when Philadelphia hosts the Dallas Cowboys in Week 9 at 4:25 p.m. ET on Sunday.