Super Bowl 44 MVP was Santonio Holmes, and I hate to say I told you so, but I did. A week before the Super Bowl I published an article about why Holmes would win the MVP even though he was a 16/1 underdog. Although I can't promise a repeat in success, I am confident of my Super Bowl 45 MVP selection.My Super Bowl MVP choice is obviously based on my overall prediction of Super Bowl 45, which you can find here. I am predicting that the MVP will come from the winning team, that team being the Pittsburgh Steelers. I am predicting a game that is determined by the Steelers defense and is low scoring (Under the 44.5 point total).
The Steelers have the best overall rush defense, and the Packers have one of the worst rushing offenses in the league. This will force the Packers into throwing the ball early and often. Although Rodgers has been picking apart most defenses in the playoffs, the Steelers will be ready to anticipate Rodgers' next move in every scenario. The Steelers secondary will have to step up if Pittsburgh is to win this game.
Super Bowl 45 MVP: Troy Polamalu, 15/1
I am once again picking a heavy underdog as my Super Bowl MVP. Polamalu is a game changer and gets enough attention and recognition to be considered as an MVP is the Steelers pull out a victory. The main competitor against Polamalu will be Roethlisberger, who is at 3/1 according to …