ATLANTA — Drew Brees and Patrick Mahomes are the clear frontrunners to be the 2018 NFL MVP, but only one of them will attend the NFL Honors ceremony where the league announces the award.Brees, the New Orleans Saints quarterback, said Friday that he was not planning on attending the event Saturday night in Atlanta and instead will return home after a brief stay in the Super Bowl LIII host city that began Thursday and included a media circuit Friday morning.Mahomes, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, is planning on attending NFL Honors.Brees did not indicate that he’d heard anything about the results of the MVP voting, so there’s still a chance he receives the award. However, Mahomes surpassed Brees as the top candidate late in the season, so it’s logical to expect him to win.Drew Brees thinks pain of Saints loss will gradually go away after Super BowlBrees finished the 2018 season completing an NFL-record 74.4 percent of his passes and threw for 3,992 yards, 32 touchdowns and just five interceptions. His 115.7 passer rating was the sixth highest in a single season in NFL history.Mahomes finished the year with 5,097 passing yards, 50 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He completed 66… Read full this story
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