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No. 7: Johnny Unitas, 1959

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This is by far the earliest season to make the list. Unitas' 32 touchdown passes for the Colts, a record at the time, were more than twice as many as all but two other quarterbacks threw that season. It was the first of three MVP seasons for Unitas.