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Super Bowl MVP Fantasy Performances

A look at every Super Bowl MVP. They are ranked based on the fantasy football points scored by each player in their respective games.

Super Bowl MVP Fantasy Performances

There has been fantastic football played during every Super Bowl. Sometimes, a team completely dominates another. Other times, an individual player carries his team on his back. Either way, there is always an MVP selected. You may have wondered how do all of the Super Bowl MVP performances stack up from a fantasy football perspective.

Well, I have you covered. Below are all the Super Bowl MVP winners ranked from most fantasy points scored to the least. Also included are each player’s fantasy point totals and the specifics of how they scored those points. But first, I break down the scoring setting that I used for both offensive and defensive players.

 


Scoring Settings

Offensive players

  • 10 Rushing/Receiving Yards: 1 point
  • 25 Passing Yards: 1 point
  • Reception: 0.5 points
  • Rushing/Receiving TD: 6 points
  • Passing TD: 4 points
  • Interception: -2 points
  • Lost fumble: -2 points

Defensive players

  • Tackle: 1 point
  • Tackle Assist: 0.5 points
  • Sack: 2 points
  • Pass Defended: 1 point
  • Forced Fumble: 2 points
  • Fumble Recovery: 2 points
  • Interception: 2 points
  • 100 return (INT, FUM, KR) yards: 1 point
  • Touchdown: 6 points

 

Best Super Bowl MVP Fantasy Performances

1 – Steve Young – QB – 49ers – XXIX (1994)

325 Pass Yards, 6 Pass TD, 49 Rush Yards = 41.9 Points

2 – Joe Montana – QB – 49ers – XIX (1984)

331 Pass Yards, 3 Pass TD, 59 Rush Yards, 1 Rush TD  = 37.14 Points

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T.3 – Terrell Davis – RB – Broncos – XXXII (1997)

157 Rush Yards, 3 Rush TD, 2 Receptions, 8 Receiving Yards, 1 Fumble Lost = 33.5 Points

T.3 – Jerry Rice – WR – 49ers – XXIII (1988)

11 Receptions, 215 Receiving Yards, 1 Receiving TD, 5 Rush Yards = 33.5 Points

5 – Joe Montana, QB – 49ers – XXIV (1989)

296 Pass Yards, 5 Pass TD, 15 Rush Yards = 33.38 Points

6 – Marcus Allen – RB – Raiders – XVIII (1983)

191 Rush Yards, 2 Rush TD, 1 Reception, 18 Receiving Yards, 1 Lost Fumble = 31.9 Points

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7 – Nick Foles – QB – Eagles – LII (2017)

373 Pass Yards, 3 Pass TD, 1 INT, 1 Reception, 5 Receving Yards, 1 Receiving TD = 31.52 Points

8 – Emmit Smith – RB – Cowboys – XXVIII (1993)

132 Rush Yards, 2 Rush TD, 4 Receptions, 26 Receiving Yards = 29.8 Points

9 – Troy Aikman – QB – Cowboys – XXVII (1992)

273 Pass Yards, 4 Pass TD, 28 Rush Yards = 29.72 Points

10 – Doug Williams – QB – Washington  – XXII (1987)

340 Pass Yards, 4 Pass TD, 1 INT, -2 Rush Yards = 27.4 Points

11 – Larry Csonka – RB – Dolphins – VIII (1973)

145 Rush Yards, 2 Rush TD = 26.5 Points

12 – Tom Brady – QB – Patriots – LI (2016)

466 Pass Yards, 2 Pass TD, 1 INT, 15 Rush Yards = 26.14 Points

13 – Tom Brady – QB – Patriots – XXXVIII (2003)

354 Pass Yards, 3 Pass TD, 1 INT, 12 Rush Yards = 25.36 Points

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14 – Phil Simms – QB – Giants – XXI (1986)

268 Pass Yards, 3 Pass TD, 25 Rush Yards = 25.22 Points

15 – Tom Brady – QB – Patriots – XLIX (2014)

328 Pass Yards, 4 Pass TD, 2 INT, -3 Rush Yards = 24.82 Points

16 – Kurt Warner – QB – Rams – XXXIV (1999)

414 Pass Yards, 2 Pass TD, 1 Rush Yard = 24.66 Points

T.17 – John Riggins – RB – Washington – XVII (1982)

166 Rush Yards, 1 Rush TD, 1 Reception, 15 Receiving Yards = 24.1 Points

T.17 – Lynn Swann – WR – Steelers – X (1975)

4 Receptions, 161 Receiving Yards, 1 Receiving TD = 24.1 Points

19 – Aaron Rodgers – QB Packers – XLV (2010)

304 Pass Yards, 3 Pass TD, -2 Rush Yards = 23.96 Points

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20 – Santonio Holmes – WR – Steelers – XLIII (2008)

9 Receptions, 131 Receiving Yards, 1 Receiving TD, 2 Punt Return Yards = 23.62 Points

21 – Joe Flacco – QB – Ravens – XLVII (2012)

287 Pass Yards, 3 Pass TD = 23.48 Points

22 – Jim Plunkett – QB – Raiders – XV (1980)

261 Pass Yards, 3 Pass TD, 9 Rush Yards = 23.34 Points

23 – Hines Ward – WR – Steelers – XL (2005)

5 Receptions, 133 Receiving Yards, 1 Receiving TD, 18 Rush Yards = 22.6 Points

24 – Terry Bradshaw – QB – Steelers – XIII (1978)

318 Pass Yards, 4 Pass TD, 1 INT, -5 Rush Yards, 2 Lost Fumbles = 22.22 Points

25 – John Elway – QB – Broncos – XXXIII (1998)

336 Pass Yards, 1 Pass TD, 1 INT, 2 Rush Yards, 1 Rush TD = 21.64 Points

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26 – Julian Edelman – WR – Patriots – LIII (2018)

10 Receptions, 141 Receiving Yards, 8 Rush Yards = 19.9 Points

27 – Franco Harris – RB – Steelers – IX (1974)

158 Rush Yards, 1 Rush TD, 1 Lost Fumble = 19.8 Points

28 – Drew Brees – QB – Saints – XLIV (2009)

288 Pass Yards, 2 Pass TD, -1 Rush Yard = 19.42 Points

29 – Deion Branch – WR – Patriots – XXXIX (2004)

11 Receptions, 133 Receiving Yards = 18.8 Points

30 – Joe Montana – QB – 49ers – XVI (1981)

157 Pass Yards, 1 Pass TD, 18 Rush Yards, 1 Rush TD = 18.08 Points

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31 – Malcolm Smith – OLB – Seahawks – XLVIII (2013)

7 Tackles, 1 INT, 1 Fumble Recovered, 1 TD, 69 INT Return Yards = 17.69 Points

32 – Ottis Anderson – RB – Giants – XXV (1990)

102 Rush Yards, 1 Rush TD, 1 Reception, 7 Reception Yards = 17.4 Points

33 – Mark Rypien – QB – Washington – XXVI (1991)

292 Pass Yards, 2 Pass TD, 1INT, -4 Rush Yards = 17.28 Points

34 – Eli Manning – QB – Giants – XLII (2007)

255 Pass Yards, 2 Pass TD, 1 INT, 4 Rush Yards = 16.6 Points


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35 – Bart Starr – QB – Packers – I (1966)

250 Pass Yards, 2 Pass TD, 1 INT = 16 Points

36 – Eli Manning – QB – Giants – XLVI (2011)

298 Pass Yards, 1 Pass TD, -1 Rush Yards = 15.74 Points

37– Terry Bradshaw – QB – Steelers – XIV (1979)

309 Pass Yards, 2 Pass TD, 3 INT, 9 Rush Yards = 15.26 Points

38 – Roger Staubach – QB – Cowboys – VI (1971)

119 Pass Yards, 2 Pass TD, 18 Rush Yards = 14.56 Points

39 – Bart Starr – QB – Packers – II (1967)

202 Pass Yards, 1 Pass TD, 14 Rush Yards = 13.48 Points

40 – Von Miller – OLB – Broncos – 50 (2015)

3 Tackles, 2.5 Sacks, 1 Pass Defended, 2 Forced Fumbles = 13 Points

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41 – Larry Brown – CB – Cowboys – XXX (1995)

5 Tackles, 1 Pass Defended , 2 INT, 77 INT Return Yards = 10.77 Points

42 – Tom Brady – QB – Patriots – XXXVI (2001)

145 Pass Yards, 1 Pass TD, 3 Rush Yards = 10.1 Points

43 – Richard Dent – DE – Bears – XX (1985)

2 Tackles, 1.5 Sacks, 1 Pass Defended, 2 Forced Fumbles = 10 Points

44 – Fred Biletnikoff – WR – Raiders – XI (1976)

4 Receptions, 79 Reception Yards = 9.9 Points

45 – Peyton Manning – QB – Colts – XLI (2006)

247 Pass Yards, 1 Pass TD, 1 INT, 1 Lost Fumble = 9.88 Points

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46 – Len Dawson – QB – Chiefs – IV (1969)

142 Pass Yards, 1 Pass TD, 1 INT, 11 Rush Yards = 8.78 Points

47 – Desmond Howard – KR – Packers – XXXI (1996)

90 Kick Return Yards, 154 Punt Return Yards, 1 TD = 8.44 Points

48 – Joe Namath – QB – Jets – III (1968)

206 Pass Yards = 8.24 Points

49 – Jake Scott – FS – Dolphins – VII (1972)

2 Tackles, 1 Pass Defended, 2 INT, 63 INT Return Yards, 4 Punt Return Yards = 7.67 Points

50 – Chuck Howley – OLB – Cowboys – V (1970)

3 Tackles, 2 INT, 22 INT Return Yards = 7.22 Points


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51 – Ray Lewis – MLB – Ravens – XXXV (2000)

2.5 Tackles, 4 Pass Defended = 6.5 Points

T.52 – Harvey Martin – DE – Cowboys – XII (1977)

2 Sacks, 1 Forced Fumble = 6 Points

T.52 – Randy White – DT – Cowboys – XII (1977)

4 Tackles, 1 Sack = 6 Points

54 – Dexter Jackson – FS – Buccaneers – XXXVII (2002)

1 Tackle, 2 INT, 34 INT Return Yards = 5.34 Points


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