Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 1/14/13
This past weekend in the NFL featured some exciting, if not well-played games that won’t easily be forgotten. Here are my five takes from the weekend that was in the NFL, including one about Peyton Manning and Tom Brady that you probably would not expect an avowed Manning fan and supporter to make. The biggest difference between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady crystallized in Jon’s mind this weekend. (Image credit: Dustin Bradford, Getty Images via USAToday.com) The Fallacy of a Football “MVP” Awarding an NFL MVP is inane, impossible, and completely disingenuous to a sport as varied and complex as football. Depending on what part of the country you are from, you probably chose your MVP from a list that included Adrian Peterson, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, and JJ Watt. Of course, each of those players submitted fantastic seasons and all could make semi-legitimate arguments for winning the award. The problem is that football shouldn’t even have an award determining individ...
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