O'Neil: Seahawks' Russell Wilson has a new biggest hurdle to winning MVP

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I thought statistics were going to be Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's biggest hurdle in winning an MVP. Specifically, passing yards. He might not throw for enough of them in Pete Carroll's offense to ever win the award. Turns out it could be speed. Most specifically, Lamar Jackson's speed. The Ravens quarterback became the MVP favorite this weekend after throwing four touchdown passes in Baltimore's rout of the Houston Texans. He also ran for 86 yards, and it's that second number that looms as one of his biggest selling points. Jackson has rushed for 788 yards this season, almost twice as many as Arizona rookie Kyler Murray, who ranks second among quarterbacks with 418 yards rushing. Jackson

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