AP Offensive Player of the Year

Year Recipient
1972 Washington Redskins Larry Brown
1973 Buffalo Bills O.J. Simpson
1974 Oakland Raiders Ken Stabler
1975 Minnesota Vikings Fran Tarkenton
1976 Baltimore Colts Bert Jones
1977 Chicago Bears Walter Payton
1978 Houston Oilers Earl Campbell
1979 Houston Oilers Earl Campbell
1980 Houston Oilers Earl Campbell
1981 Cincinnati Bengals Ken Anderson
1982 San Diego Chargers Dan Fouts
1983 Washington Redskins Joe Theismann
1984 Miami Dolphins Dan Marino
1985 Los Angeles Raiders Marcus Allen
1986 Los Angeles Rams Eric Dickerson
1987 San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice
1988 San Francisco 49ers Roger Craig
1989 San Francisco 49ers Joe Montana
1990 Houston Oilers Warren Moon
1991 Buffalo Bills Thurman Thomas
1992 San Francisco 49ers Steve Young
1993 San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice
1994 Detroit Lions Barry Sanders
1995 Green Bay Packers Brett Favre
1996 Denver Broncos Terrell Davis
1997 Detroit Lions Barry Sanders
1998 Denver Broncos Terrell Davis
1999 St. Louis Rams Marshall Faulk
2000 St. Louis Rams Marshall Faulk
2001 St. Louis Rams Marshall Faulk
2002 Kansas City Chiefs Priest Holmes
2003 Baltimore Ravens Jamal Lewis
2004 Indianapolis Colts Peyton Manning
2005 Seattle Seahawks Shaun Alexander
2006 San Diego Chargers LaDainian Tomlinson
2007 New England Patriots Tom Brady
2008 New Orleans Saints Drew Brees
2009 Tennessee Titans Chris Johnson
2010 New England Patriots Tom Brady
2011 New Orleans Saints Drew Brees
2012 Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson
2013 Denver Broncos Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning set NFL records for both passing yards and passing touchdowns during the 2013 season.

2014 Dallas Cowboys DeMarco Murray
2015 Carolina Panthers Cam Newton
2016 Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan
2017 Los Angeles Rams Todd Gurley
2018 Kansas City Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
2019 New Orleans Saints Michael Thomas
2020 Tennessee Titans Derrick Henry