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Trivia of the Day – Sunday, December 16th

by Chase Stuart on December 16, 2012

in Trivia

Manning finds the last empty spot on his trophy case.

What do you give to the man who already has everything? How about a Comeback Player of the Year Award?

Right now, the choice for AP Comeback Player of the Year is a two-horse race between Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson. If Manning wins the award, it will put him in pretty rare territory: he’d be just the fourth player to, over the course of a career, be named by the Associated Press as the Most Valuable Player of the Year, Comeback Player of the Year, and Super Bowl MVP. Can you name the first three?

Below is one hint for each of the three players who have won all three awards.

Trivia hint for Player 1 Show


Click 'Show' for the Answer for Player 1 Show

Trivia hint for Player 2 Show


Click 'Show' for the Answer for Player 2 Show

Trivia hint for Player 3 Show


Click 'Show' for the Answer for Player 3 Show

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Richie December 16, 2012 at 3:34 am

Dang, can’t believe I didn’t get #3.

There were only 3 players to win the Heisman and Super Bowl MVP. I stopped at Jim Plunkett, and thought he might have had a comeback award.

Jim Plunkett
Marcus Allen
Desmond Howard

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Shattenjager December 16, 2012 at 5:08 am

Well, I went zero for three on this one. I pay no attention at all to Super Bowl MVP, but I still should have gotten at least the first one.

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W December 16, 2012 at 11:22 am

Well I knew Brady. For some reason I could have swore Namath would have had all 3, no idea why

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Chase Stuart February 2, 2013 at 11:46 pm

Well, it’s official: Peyton Manning won the AP Comeback Player of the Year award.

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Alvaro February 18, 2013 at 12:58 am

I can’t beleive I got Montana right away, but couldn’t think of Brady even with the hint….

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