Found October 19, 2012 on This Given Sunday:
1) Peyton Manning: Manning is looking for his fifth MVP award this season, and he's off to a great start once again, despite Denver's struggles to keep pace with top-tier teams in the league. The Broncos currently rank 4th in passing yards per game, up from 31st a season ago under Tim Tebow. To cap it all off, Manning trails only Aaron Rodgers in touchdown passes at 14 this season, and he's only thrown four interceptions all season. The Broncos have one of the most explosive offenses in the NFL, and it's due to Peyton Manning, making him my pick for league MVP. 2) Tom Brady: An MVP list wouldn't be complete without throwing Tom Brady's name into the pile. Brady ranks second in yards per game, and he's only thrown three interceptions this season, good enough to tie for fourth best in the league. With Brady, the tangibles are only one part of the equation. Even though they're in a four-way tie at the top of the AFC East, do you really get a sense that...
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