When you think of American television, the NFL is the first thought that comes to mind to most Americans. It is easily the most watched television in America, and has basically became a holiday for most Americans. It has brought us so many great moments of entertainment, and memories of great games that most of us will remember and argue for the rest of our lives. With football, and any sport, there will always be a debate about some topic. Who is the best quarterback, who is the best team in the league, should a team make a replacement at linebacker? However, an aspect of the NFL that isn’t debated as much as it should be is why doesn’t the NFL consider defensive players when it comes to MVP voting? Year in and year out a quarterback, and in some cases a running back, always get MVP, but why do defensive players almost never receive votes? Elite defensive players are in many ways more valuable than a good quarterback and should be considered every season for MVP.