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Lamar Jackson watch: How have recent NFL MVP winners fared in the postseason?

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is the presumptive NFL Most Valuable Player award winner, and the Ravens entered Saturday as the Super Bowl favorites. But in recent NFL history, postseason success hasn’t followed the regular season’s best player.

Saturday night was just another reminder.

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Jackson, making his second career playoff start, completed 31 of 59 passes for 365 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions in the Ravens’ 28-12 loss to the Tennessee Titans in the divisional round.

The last player to win the MVP and the Super Bowl in the same season was St. Louis Rams quarterback Kurt Warner, who threw for 4,353 yards and a league-best 41 touchdowns to help the Rams finish the 1999 regular season 13-3 and earn the top seed in the NFC. Warner threw for 1,063 yards and eight touchdowns in the playoffs as St. Louis beat the Titans, 23-16, in Super Bowl XXXIV.

Here’s a statistical look at how the past five NFL MVP winners fared in the postseason:

2018: Patrick Mahomes, QB, Kansas City Chiefs

Postseason games: 2

Age: 23

Completion rate: 59.7%

Passing yards: 573

Passing touchdowns: 3

Interceptions: 0

Adjusted net yards per attempt (ANY/A): 8.79

Passer rating: 98.9

Rushing yards: 19

Rushing touchdowns: 1

Postseason result: Lost in AFC championship game to Patriots, 37-31

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2017: Tom Brady, QB, New England Patriots

Postseason games: 3

Age: 40

Completion rate: 64.0%

Passing yards: 1,132

Passing touchdowns: 8

Interceptions: 0

Adjusted net yards per attempt (ANY/A): 9.3

Passer rating: 108.6

Rushing yards: 8

Rushing touchdowns: 0

Postseason result: Lost in Super Bowl LII to Eagles, 41-33

2016: Matt Ryan, QB, Atlanta Falcons

Postseason games: 3

Age: 31

Completion rate: 71.4%

Passing yards: 1,014

Passing touchdowns: 9

Interceptions: 0

Adjusted net yards per attempt (ANY/A): 12.2

Passer rating: 135.3

Rushing yards: 20

Rushing touchdowns: 1

Postseason result: Lost in Super Bowl LI to Patriots, 34-28

2015: Cam Newton, QB, Carolina Panthers

Postseason games: 3

Age: 26

Completion rate: 58.2%

Passing yards: 761

Passing touchdowns: 3

Interceptions: 2

Adjusted net yards per attempt (ANY/A): 8.0

Passer rating: 87.3

Rushing yards: 95

Rushing touchdowns: 2

Postseason result: Lost in Super Bowl 50 to Broncos, 24-10

2014: Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay Packers

Postseason games: 2

Age: 31

Completion rate: 62.3%

Passing yards: 494

Passing touchdowns: 4

Interceptions: 2

Adjusted net yards per attempt (ANY/A): 7.0

Passer rating: 91.1

Rushing yards: 8

Rushing touchdowns: 0

Postseason result: Lost in NFC championship game to Seahawks, 28-22

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