Von Miller wins Super Bowl 50 MVP

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The story of the Broncos season was the play of their defense so it is not surprise that the story of their Super Bowl 50 victory over the Panthers was their defense as well.

Of equally little surprise is that linebacker Von Miller has been named the Most Valuable Player of the game.

Miller set up the first touchdown of the game for the Broncos when he wrestled the ball out of Cam Newton hands during a first quarter sack. The ball skittered into the end zone and Malik Jackson fell on the ball for six points.

Miller then set up their second and final touchdown of the game in the fourth quarter with another strip sack of Newton in the fourth quarter. The Panthers were trailing 16-10 at that point in the game and trying to rally for a win, but T.J. Ward recovered the fumble and C.J. Anderson plunged into the end zone to put the finishing touches on a 24-10 win.

Miller added another half-sack during the game, which is the last he’ll play for the Broncos under his current contract. A franchise tag is all but certain if the Broncos can’t work out a long-term deal with Miller before the deadline, something that might be tough because Miller’s going to want mountains of money before putting his name on the dotted line.

81 responses to “Von Miller wins Super Bowl 50 MVP

  1. He was the most obvious Choice. Would have been nice to get Manning a MVP but you can NOT deny Miller Came out and balled his ass off out their! Von was the best player on the field today without question!

  2. Great choice for MVP. Game wasn’t entertaining because of both defenses, but both QBs looked terrible, Manning has no arm, Newton looks like a deer in head lights.

  3. I just want to add one thing, and that’s for people claiming this game was rigged. You can rig a game a bunch of ways but you can’t rig it the way the Broncos D abused Panthers O-Line all night long. Just accept Panthers O was suspect as they had been all season long and tonight it really showed. When you have 2 weeks to prepare for someone all secrets come out. Happened to Peyton and Broncos 2 years ago against Seahawks. Just accept the lost. Cam will be back in a few years and may be a different story

  4. Wait a minute, wait just one minute…All year long all these internet comment nerds on this site have been talking crap about Peyton nonstop, that he’s embarrassing himself, that he shouldve retired 2 years ago etc etc…I just watched him be the starting QB of a Super Bowl champion team. Hmm, I’m very confused.

    Take that, losers.

  5. Yes, Manning had a terrible game and a terrible season, but keep in mind that Manning gave the Broncos a lift to beat the Chargers, that was the key game. Had they lost to the Chargers, probably would be lifting his fifth Lombardi

  6. Was there even a doubt? He was a creature out there tonight. And now I’m wondering if the AFC Championship wasn’t the real Super Bowl. Weaker conference my pinky toe.

  7. Isn’t it a pleasure to see a defense dominate and win a SB in todays pass happy offense oriented National Fantasy League. Great defenses are so much fun to watch!

  8. @pantherpro As a Raiders fan I was going for the Panthers. Was hoping a Panthers victory would ease your bitterness against the Raiders because of that time your wife “partied” in the Raiders locker room. Alas, your bitterness will go on.

  9. All the pregame hype and all the Vegas books, failed to understand the Broncos defense and over hyped Cam. One QB has been there done that, the other still needs to put in some work. And the Panthers GM shouldn’t be going into another season giving Cam such garbage for WRs.

  10. BEAST……..I want him on my team…..what he did against Brady to me was more impressive…..never witness Brady get beat up like that before…..Cam didn’t have the weapons to compete with that type of defense he faced today and the Bronco exposed them….

  11. Yes, Manning had a terrible game and a terrible season, but keep in mind that Manning gave the Broncos a lift to beat the Chargers, that was the key game. Had they lost to the Chargers, probably would be lifting his fifth Lombardi

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    I meant to say Brady would be lifting his fifth Lombardi

  12. Congrats to Payton Manning. As a Raiders fan, of course I was not happy with him going to the Donkeys. But regardless of the team, Payton has always earned any and all respect that comes his way. With him most likely retiring it will be nice to have my up and coming Raiders finally give the Donkey’s a game. They did beat a Paytonless team in Denver in week 14. I’m hopeful the writing is on the wall. Congrats Payton, hell of a career.

  13. Payton I was pulling for you but your lame Budweiser shout out reminded me you’re really all about your pocketbook. Does another few million make it worth to tell millions of young fans you’re going to drink s lot of Bud tonight? Shame shame. And please stay off the airwaves and be neither seen nor heard.

  14. Pittsburgh and NE would have also exposed the Panthers. San Diego could have rolled through the Panthers’ ridiculously easy schedule.

  15. Probably some serious mixed emotions for one John Fox right now. He hand picked most of the key players on that Denver D.

  16. orange and blue owns the NFL says:
    Feb 7, 2016 10:42 PM
    The sour comments from all the other fan bases (well, patriots) are so sweet. Your years are delicious.

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    Why, thank you–that’s very generous of you. Our many championship years have been delicious….

    Seriously though, great win tonight and Von Miller was an absolute wrecking ball vs. the Pats and the Panthers. The guy was possessed.

  17. So happy to see Peyton Manning go out with a super bowl title. Hats off to John Elway too. I was a bit surprised when Elway signed Peyton because I would have thought John would rather draft a young guy, but I figured he did it because Pat Bowlen was going downhill and John wanted to get him another super bowl while he could still enjoy it. Now he’ll turn it over to Brock Osweiler, and this defense is strong enough to repeat. The John Elway era is just beginning. His personnel staff is rock solid, and they’ll continue to load up on draft day. Great time to be a Broncos fan.

  18. Being a fan of an NFC team, I usually cheer for the NFC representative in the SB. I like the Panthers and Rivera but simply couldn’t bring myself to cheer for the egotistical Cam Newton. Perhaps if he eats a little humble pie and ditches the Superman bit he might be more liked by NFL fans.

  19. Nice to see Camera Newton eat humble pie. And what was up on that “I ain’t diving after the ball that I fumbled” routine. Big boys play the game for the full 60 minutes.

  20. Wait a minute, wait just one minute…All year long all these internet comment nerds on this site have been talking crap about Peyton nonstop, that he’s embarrassing himself, that he shouldve retired 2 years ago etc etc…I just watched him be the starting QB of a Super Bowl champion team. Hmm, I’m very confused.

    Take that, losers
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    Hands down the worst performance by a winning qb in the history of the superbowl. Made Trent Diller look like Montana.

  21. I’d give it to Bruno Mars if Von miller didn’t dominate like he did. Pretty boring game overall, and even more sloppy. But Bruno Mars is turning into the next Michael Jackson. He should do every Super Bowl half time show for now on. He upstaged Beyoncé and cold play, in my opinion.

  22. To Von Miller from a rabid Seahawks fan:
    Congrats on a spectacular game and a well deserved MVP award. Love great defenses and you personify the best of the best.

  23. georgeremus says:
    Feb 7, 2016 10:37 PM
    Isn’t it a pleasure to see a defense dominate and win a SB in todays pass happy offense oriented National Fantasy League.

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    Have you already forgotten than SB48 was dominated by the Seahawks’ great defense?

  24. Congratulations, Von! Wish the MVP could go to the entire defense because they were AWESOME!! I said it all along, and NO ONE listened! The media made up their minds and tried to convince EVERYONE that the Panthers won this game before it was even played! I really like both teams, but I was rooting for Peyton and the Broncos for sentimental reasons and I always go for the underdog! Peyton’s speech the night before must have been something else, huh? WOOHOO!! CONGRATS, BRONCOS!!!!

  25. From poultry science major, to super bowl mvp, to chicken farmer… Quite the humble guy.

    There wasn’t another person out on the field today that was more deserving of the MVP. This guy showed up big!

    Denvers D is for real… No question about it. But Elway should get rid of Talib and find himself a CB that won’t almost cost them the game. That dude was committing penalty after penalty. Bad attitude. Dump him and find a better “team” guy.

    Congrats Bronc’s…

  26. Von Miller, the guy who conspired with a drug tester to try to cheat the system? The guy who wanted to rub his balls against another man’s face?

    #RoleModel

    #IntegrityOfTheGame

  27. boogerhut says:
    Feb 7, 2016 11:05 PM

    dreadnok89 says:
    Feb 7, 2016 10:44 PM
    didnt this dude get popped for PEDS?

    Umm, NO. Marijuana is NOT a PED. Any more questions?
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    And amphetamines are not marijuana. He tested positive for both but was suspended for the PED positive.

    Any more questions?

  28. Perfect choice. Offensively, Denver was out of it. Between this game and the AFC Championship game, his performance in those games turned the tide for the Broncos. It was a Defensive win all around.

  29. Von Miller had a tremendous game but he did not do it alone. The entire defense is one of the greatest of all time. Miller and Ware on opposite sides is a horror show to control. It is difficult to block both. The interior line, linebackers, and secondary are top notch.

    The Broncos offense is a mystery. The receivers and running backs are very solid. The offense line, depleted by injuries, has been shaky at times. The QB execution and play calling seem to be the problem. I think that Osweiler would have done better than Manning although the Carolina defense was very tough, almost as good as the Broncos.

    The Broncos will be noted for having perhaps the poorest offense for a superbowl winner. The entire year, the Broncos offense barely generated more than 20 points per game, sometimes much less. The defense carried the team the entire year. The Broncos won many games that they should have lost especially KC and Cleveland.

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