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NFL’s Top 100: Seahawks SS Kam Chancellor (#32)

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Like the Heisman Trophy, the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award unofficially yet almost exclusively belongs to offensive players — quarterbacks and running backs in particular.

Only one defensive player has won the Heisman (Michigan DB Charles Woodson in 1997) and only two defensive players have won the NFL’s MVP: Vikings DT Alan Page in 1971, and Giants LB Lawrence Taylor in 1986.

A few weeks into the 2015 NFL season, I started to believe Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor had a legit shot at becoming the third defensive player to be crowned MVP. Continue reading

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Kam Chancellor makes the play of the year (so far)

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If you haven’t yet seen the Monday Night Fumble by Lions WR Calvin Johnson that led to the “intentional batting” incident that has turned into the biggest NFL controversy since … well, the Patriots and their deflated footballs a few weeks ago … you probably don’t have a TV. Or a tablet. Or a phone. Or a friend.

In case you missed it, or if just need to see it again, here’s a video of the play along with more talk about the infamous non-call from NFL.com.

Johnson’s fumble, caused by Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor and helped out of bounds by linebacker K.J. Wright, allowed Seattle to hang on for a 13-10 victory. And in a lot of ways, it was the play of the NFL season so far. Continue reading

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