We continue our end of season polls. So far, Carson Palmer is the offensive MVP. Tyrann Mathieu is the defensive MVP. David Johnson is both the top rookie and top newcomer of the year. Now let us look at the top plays of the season.
We will look only at the regular season because it should be obvious what the play of the year was if you include the postseason. That would have to be the 75-yard overtime play made by Larry Fitzgerald that we now call the Hail Larry.
But we are excluding that one.
So here are the top play candidates
Dwight Freeney strip sack of Teddy Bridgewater: The Vikings were driving and had a chance to tie or win the game. Freeney put an end to that.
Andre Ellington's game-sealing TD for the win in Seattle: It put the game away for the Cardinals to get a huge in on the road and also provided us with the Drew Stanton dance and Carson Palmer celebration.
David Johnson's "Beast Mode" run in Philadelphia: It put the young man on the national radar.
Chandler Catanzaro's game-winner against the Bengals: The second-year kicker hit his first ever game-winning opportunity. Then he dabbed.
Tony Jefferson's Monday Night interception against the Ravens: He called it his LeBron moment. Baltimore had a chance to tie the game. He took it away with the pick and the Cardinals got the win on prime time.