Though the Super Bowl MVP has been dominated by quarterback play, with 30 total winners playing that position, wide receiver is tied with running back for the second-most decorated position in Super Bowl MVP history, with seven each.
Here's a look at every wide receiver ever to win the Super Bowl MVP honor in NFL history, including the year and Super Bowl played.
WRs to Win Super Bowl MVP
1. Lynn Swann (Pittsburgh Steelers)
Super Bowl X – 1976
2. Fred Biletnikoff (Oakland Raiders)
Super Bowl XI – 1977
3. Jerry Rice (San Francisco 49ers)
Super Bowl XXIII – 1989
4. Deion Branch (New England Patriots)
Super Bowl XXXIX – 2005
5. Hines Ward (Pittsburgh Steelers)
Super Bowl XL – 2006
6. Santonio Holmes (Pittsburgh Steelers)
Super Bowl XLIII – 2009
7. Julian Edelman (New England Patriots)
Super Bowl LIII – 2018
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