The votes are in, and the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Antonio Brown as their 2015 MVP, his third time winning the award. Brown being selected for a third time puts him in the company of Jerome Bettis, Hines Ward and Rod Woodson as the only players to have won MVP three times. Quite the honor for any Steelers player.
Nonetheless, did the team get it right? Should Brown have been the 'Most Valuable Player'? He has a strong case with 123 receptions, 1,647 yards and 9 touchdowns, but there are some other players who could have been considered as well.
DeAngelo Williams could have gotten enough votes for his efforts in 2015. Williams has 899 yards rushing, a 4.6 yards per rush average and has scored 11 touchdowns. These numbers with sharing time with Le'Veon Bell for a significant portion of the regular season.
Ben Roethlisberger has certainly proven his worth throughout 2015, and his absence might just make him the 'Most Valuable' on the team. Roethlisberger has thrown for 3,584 yards and 18 touchdowns after missing 4 weeks due to a sprained knee. Imagine the numbers he would have if he hadn't missed so much time due to injury.
Cameron Heyward certainly could make a case, and possibly as the lone defender to be mentioned in the MVP discussion. Heyward has 38 tackles throughout 2015, a team-leading 7.0 sacks, 2 passes defended and a forced fumble. Not jaw-dropping statistics, but without Heyward this defense would be even more susceptible to opposing offenses.
So, who would get your vote? Take the time to vote in the poll below, and if you feel it should be someone else, click 'Other' but be sure to put who and why in the comment section below.