"It's an honor," said Rice, who signed a five-year, $40 million contract last summer that included a $15 million signing bonus. "For y'all to vote me MVP, it's a special honor. You guys have a job and my job is to go out and perform. For you to recognize me as the MVP as a team with football being such the team sport, it's a special honor. I look forward to going out there and giving it my best. Even through the highs and lows for y'all to see through that and vote me MVP, it's a humbling feeling.