Chiefs Mathieu and Hardman get MVP and Rookie of the Year

Kansas City Chiefs helmet on the sidelines during the NFL Preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on August 30, 2018

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 30: Kansas City Chiefs helmet on the sidelines during the NFL Preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on August 30, 2018 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by William Purnell/Icon Sportswire)

Kansas City, Mo. – Kansas City Chiefs players Tyrann Mathieu and Mecole Hardman were voted Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year respectively, by the Chiefs players and coaches. The voters voted when the Pro Bowl voting was open which was from November 12, 2019, to December 12, 2019.

MVP

Tyrann Mathieu, safety for the Chiefs, was voted as the Kansas City Chiefs Derrick Thomas Most Valuable Player by the coaches and players. Mathieu recorded 75 tackles, 63 which was solo, four interceptions, 12 passes defensed, three tackles for loss, and 2.0 sacks in the 2019-2020 season. [1] The voters all thought Tyrann Mathieu should be honored as the Chiefs MVP.

Rookie of the Year

Mecole Hardman “Jet” sometimes known as, got the Mack Lee Hill Rookie of the Year award. Hardman, wide receiver for the Chiefs, had his first year in the National Football League, did well, and also had his first Super Bowl win. Mecole Hardman had 26 receptions, had six touchdowns; he had 18 punt returns for 167 yards and 27 kick returns for 704 yards. He had four rushes for 17 yards, and he had a 104-yard kick return touchdown in week 17 against the Los Angeles Chargers.  [2] Hardman also got voted into the 2020 Pro Bowl but didn’t participate since the Chiefs were in Super Bowl LIV.


Notes:

  1. ^Sweeney, Pete. “Chiefs announce 2019 season MVP, rookie of the year winners.” Arrowhead Pride, 4 Feb. 2020, . (go back↩)
  2. ^Sweeney, Pete. “Chiefs announce 2019 season MVP, rookie of the year winners.” Arrowhead Pride, 4 Feb. 2020, . (go back↩)

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