Bert Bell Award

The Bert Bell Award is given annually to the best professional American football player. The prize is awarded by the Maxwell Football Club - a club that was founded in 1935 and has set itself the task to increase safety on the football sport. Founder of the club was the founder and former co-owner of the Philadelphia Eagles Bert Bell. Bell was from 1946 to 1959 and the Managing Director of the National Football League ( NFL). Current Chairman of the Association is the former quarterback of the Eagles and winner of the Ron Jaworski. The prize is awarded independently to the NFL Most Valuable Player Award.

Entitled to vote

The player will be chosen by the NFL team owners, by the coaches of the teams, through the media and by the members of the Maxwell Football Club. So far, 50 players were selected. Record holders are Johnny Unitas and Randall Cunningham, who could win the award three times.