ENGLAND PATRIOTS WR JULIAN EDELMAN WINS PETE ROZELLE TROPHY AS SUPER BOWL LIII
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
New England Patriots wide receiver JULIAN EDELMAN was voted the winner of
the Pete Rozelle Trophy, awarded to the Super Bowl LIII Most Valuable Player.
Edelman had 10 receptions for 141 yards and
added an eight-yard rush. He is the seventh wide receiver to be named Super Bowl
MVP and the first since Pittsburgh wide receiver SANTONIO HOLMES in Super Bowl XLIII.
The wide receivers to win Super Bowl MVP:
*Desmond Howard was named MVP of Super
Bowl XXXI as a return specialist
Edelman has at least five receptions in 13
consecutive postseason games, the longest streak in playoff history. His 115
career postseason receptions rank second in NFL history. Pro Football Hall of
Famer JERRY RICE, who had 151 career
catches in the playoffs, ranks first all-time.
The award is chosen by a panel of 16 comprised
of members of the Pro Football Writers Association of America, selected members
of the electronic broadcast media and by fans interactively through the
National Football League’s official website, NFL.com.