Why the NFL’s new MVP voting process could’ve helped Russell Wilson in Seattle

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The Seattle Times

SEATTLE — For most of his decadelong career in Seattle, one overriding narrative surrounding Russell Wilson is that he never received a vote for NFL MVP. And depending on who you believe, it was something that reportedly gnawed at Wilson himself, and led to some friction at times over play-calling and Wilson’s role in the offense. But one reason Wilson never received a vote for MVP was the nature of the voting process itself — which interestingly enough, in his first year no longer playing for the Seahawks, is about to change. The NFL MVP voting, conducted by The Associated Press since 1957, h…

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