Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/19/14
After six weeks of football there are a few players who are establishing themselves as contenders for the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award.Although six weeks is not that big of a sample size there have been some outstanding seasons up to this point and there are players who will be in the mix for MVP all season.Eli Manning has been playing great football so far in 2012.Aaron Rodgers struggled early but with a six-touchdown performance in a rout of the Houston Texans he threw himself right back into the mix for MVP.Matt Ryan is leading the undefeated Atlanta Falcons with a fantastic season.All of these players have been great but the MVP front-runner so far is Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos.After missing all of 2011 with a neck injury Manning was released by the Indianapolis Colts and joined the Broncos.There were a lot of questions surrounding the health of Manning’s neck and his ability to continue to play at a high level.In 2012, Manning is answering all those questions with...
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