Originally Posted by Mountain Bronco
Von has superior stats to every defensive player in the game and he does it at big moments. He was a big part of why the broncos held a 3rd down defensive statistic that hasn't been done for 10 years, yet all we hear about are the Texans and Bears defense and that could be why Miller may not win (Broncos D despite the numbers doesn't get enough respect). He is good enough to pull so far ahead statistically that voters won't have a choice though.
The thing is Von is making an above average defense great just like Manning is making an above average offense great.
Both players are raising all boats as they say.
That sounds like DPOY & OPOY to me and maybe MVP too