Super Bowl 50: Ranking the 10 best defensive MVPs

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller just became the tenth defensive player to win the Super Bowl MVP award thanks to 2.5 sacks and two strip-sacks, putting himself in an exclusive club for a game for which people seem to primarily focus on offense.

But it’s like the saying goes: Offense wins games, defense wins championships.

Regarding the defensive players who were named Super Bowl MVP prior to Miller, they should not be forgotten under any circumstances.

Let’s take a look at the nine defensive players who also won Super Bowl MVP and see how¬†Miller stacks up against them.

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