Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was named the National Football League's most valuable player for 2014 at a ceremony Saturday night in Phoenix, Ariz. The honor ties Rodgers, among active players, for second place with Tom Brady of the New England Patriots, who play Sunday in the Super Bowl. That pair trails fellow quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos, and formerly of the Indianapolis Colts, who has won the award five times. Between Manning and Rodgers and Brady on the all-time list stand, according to USA Today, quarterbacks Johnny Unitas and Brett Favre and running back Jim Brown, each three-time honorees.
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