Isiah Pacheco’s current Super Bowl MVP odds are . When the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII, we will crown the well-deserved champion after a season long effort. Not only will we have a new Super Bowl champion, but we will have a Super Bowl MVP as well. It’s one of the most prestigious honors a player can achieve as it signifies who stepped up in the biggest game of the year. In what is a typical quarterback driven award, can a skill player take home the hardware?
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Isiah Pacheco Super Bowl MVP Odds
Carving out a role as a viable back for the Chiefs to lean on, Pacheco has really come into his own over the course of the season. Since the injury to Clyde Edwards-Helaire, the Chiefs have opted in for a running back by committee approach. This eventually led to more opportunities for Pacheco, optimizing those chances and getting more early down work.
He has also shown a dual threat ability as of late, playing as a receiving back for the hobbled Mahomes to make quick passes out of the pocket. This limited the pressure on his injured ankle as well as gave Pacheco more value as well to the Chiefs play calling.
The Eagles have struggled to contain dual threat running backs over the course of the season and will give Pacheco ample opportunities to burn them. While it’s hard to imagine someone other than Patrick Mahomes being the reason the Chiefs offense is clicking, Pacheco has as good a shot as any to take away the spotlight.
How Isiah Pacheco can win the award
As previously mentioned, the Eagles have mightily struggled at containing dual threat running backs. They are well below average in containing the run, ranking 21st in the league in Defensive Rush DVOA. Pacheco is a speed back in his own right, giving him a chance to burst one out should he beat the second level.
He will have to steal the spotlight away from Patrick Mahomes with highlight level plays if he wants any chance at the award. It’s a narrative driven award and a hobbled Mahomes is already the poster boy for the award.
Big gains at a time are not enough to win it alone, he will also need to capitalize on touchdown opportunities near the red zone. This is an area where Pacheco has seen some success as of late, scoring two touchdowns in his last four games although he has yet to run one in since the start of the playoffs.
How Isiah Pacheco cannot win the award
History is not on Pacheco’s side as a running back has not won the award since Super Bowl XXXII when Terrell Davis won the award for the Denver Broncos. Even when the NFL leaned more heavily towards the run, quarterbacks still dominated the award for the most part.
This does not bode well for a team that has arguably the best quarterback of all time in Patrick Mahomes. He is already the main character in a narrative driven award as he has maintained an elite level of play off of one working ankle.
The Chiefs are also the most efficient pass attack in football, one that is well equipped to pick apart the Eagles secondary. When it comes to securing the big play, Andy Reid will opt into the idea of having the ball in Mahomes hands to make the play rather than a running back.
Even though the Eagles rush defense has been their weak point, there are too many factors going against Pacheco for my liking to add him to my Super Bowl MVP portfolio.
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