Kyler Murray, Matthew Stafford among 2021 NFL MVP favorites

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2 NFC West QBs among MVP favorites entering Week 10 originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is all about winning Super Bowl titles, but he might be adding another individual award to his trophy case soon.

Brady is the new favorite to win the 2021 NFL MVP award. Here are the latest betting lines entering Week 10 -- odds provided by our partner, PointsBet Sportsbook.

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Player

Team/Position

Odds

Tom Brady

Buccaneers/QB

+325

Josh Allen

Bills/QB

+400

Kyler Murray

Cardinals/QB

+550

Matthew Stafford

Rams/QB

+600

Dak Prescott

Cowboys/QB

+700

Aaron Rodgers

Packers/QB

+1200

Lamar Jackson

Raven/QB

+1200

Justin Herbert

Chargers/QB

+1700

Patrick Mahomes

Chiefs/QB

+5000

Joe Burrow

Bengals/QB

+5000

It's no surprise Brady is atop this odds list.

He ranks second among all quarterbacks in receiving yards (2,650), first in passing touchdowns (25), 10th in completion percentage (67.3) and fifth in QB rating (108.6). The Buccaneers lead the NFC South with a 6-2 record.

Brady is already the oldest player ever to win the NFL MVP. He did so in 2017 at 40 years old. He's also the oldest MVP winner among the four major North American pro sports leagues (NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB). Winning the award again at age 44 would be a remarkable accomplishment.

The Bucs quarterback has won the league MVP three times (2007, 2010 and 2017) in his career -- a surprisingly low number given how well he's performed for 22 years. He does, however, have five Super Bowl MVP awards.

It might actually benefit Brady not to win MVP in 2021. The last MVP to win the Super Bowl in the same season was quarterback Kurt Warner in 1999 with the then-St. Louis Rams. The last nine MVP winners to play in the Super Bowl all lost, including Brady in 2007 and 2017.