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Who will be Super Bowl XLVI MVP? That's the question on the minds of fans, betting firms and players themselves as Super Bowl XLVI between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants approaches. Both teams have won Super Bowls recently and each are stacked with talented players deserving of the coveted Super Bowl MVP award.

The Super Bowl MVP is selected by a vote by fans during the Super Bowl, which makes up for 20% of the tally, and by a pool of NFL writers and broadcasters after the game, which accounts for the other 80% of the vote. The votes are tallied and during the post-game Super Bowl festivities, one player is named the most valuable to the NFL championship game. In all cases except one, the honor is given to a member of the winning team.

To speculate on which player will win the Super Bowl MVP award at Super Bowl XLVI, first you need to know which team will win. The New York Giants have history on their side having beat the New England Patriots 24-20 on November 6, 2011, as well as the last time they met in the NFL postseason on February 3, 2008, when they won Super Bowl XLII 17-14. Both teams however have changed significantly since their last Super Bowl meeting.

For the Patriots, two-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady is still breaking records at quarterback as are his favorite targets, Wes Welker, Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. On the other side of the field, Super Bowl XLII MVP Eli Manning, Victor Cruz, Hakeem Nicks, Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw have all stepped up this season to elevate the Giants to the title game.

Each team is stacked but only one will come out on top. Only one player will be named the Super Bowl MVP. Think you know which one that will be? Vote below for your favorite or add the player you think will win the award.

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Eli Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Eli Manning Quarterback

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Tom Brady is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Tom Brady Quarterback

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Victor Cruz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Victor Cruz Wide receiver

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Vince Wilfork is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Vince Wilfork Defensive lineman

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Deion Branch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Deion Branch Wide receiver

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Mario Manningham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Mario Manningham Wide receiver

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Rob Ninkovich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Rob Ninkovich Linebacker

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Jason Pierre-Paul is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Jason Pierre-Paul Defensive end

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Hakeem Nicks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Hakeem Nicks Wide receiver

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Brandon Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Brandon Jacobs Running back

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Corey Webster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Corey Webster Cornerback

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Danny Woodhead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Danny Woodhead Running back

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Wes Welker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Wes Welker Wide receiver

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BenJarvus Green-Ellis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
BenJarvus Green-Ellis Running back

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Ahmad Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Ahmad Bradshaw Running back

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Stephen Gostkowski is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Stephen Gostkowski Placekicker

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Kenny Phillips is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?

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Jerod Mayo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Jerod Mayo Linebacker

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Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Peyton Manning Quarterback

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Chad Ochocinco is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Chad Ochocinco Wide receiver

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Michael Boley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Michael Boley Linebacker

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Patrick Chung is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Patrick Chung Safety

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Aaron Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Aaron Hernandez Tight end

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Antrel Rolle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Antrel Rolle Cornerback, Safety

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Jake Ballard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Jake Ballard Tight end

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Domenik Hixon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Domenik Hixon Return specialist, Wide receiver

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Lawrence Tynes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Lawrence Tynes Placekicker

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Rob Gronkowski is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Rob Gronkowski Tight end

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Julian Edelman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Julian Edelman Wide receiver

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Devin McCourty is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Devin McCourty Cornerback

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Kyle Arrington is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Will Be Super Bowl XLVI MVP?
Kyle Arrington Cornerback