Found October 24, 2011 on Football Nation:
Aaron Rodgers is still number one, but Bears running back Matt Forte is making a strong case as league's most valuable player.

Bears' Forte piles up yards

Matt Forte continues to pile up yards and add to his bargaining power. Unable to land the contract extension he wanted, Forte is producing in a big way for the Chicago Bears. At 4-3 and with two straight wins, they head into their bye weekend looking more like a playoff team after a rough start. They can thank Forte, who leads the league with 1,091 yards from scrimmage and is challenging...

Bye Week Perfect Time to Sign Forte

The Bears won't play in a game this week but there is still plenty of work to do before Week 9. We discuss Chicago's upcoming schedule, which should include re-signing Matt Forte.

Mid-Seasonish Bears Award: Offensive MVP

With the bye week upon us, it's time for mid-seasonish awards. We're starting with offense because there is no one more valuable to the Bears than this man. Matt Forte has figured prominently into every Bears win, and is doing it without a contract extension. Simple math will tell you that Forte is the most valuable man on the Bears offense. Between rushing and receiving...

Packers Personnel Notebook at Bye

Aaron Rodgers, a three-time winner for FedEx Air award, is nominated again ... plus updates on 11 other players.

The Green Bay Packers have a lot of options at WR

No one has the kind of quality depth at WR that the Packers do.  Greg Jennings is Aaron Rodgers’ favorite target in the passing game, but he keeps all of his WRs involved in the offense.  Jennings has caught 42 passes for 677 yards (16.1 avg) with 5 TD grabs so far this year.  Jordy Nelson is also stepping up big time for the Packers this year.  He has caught 24 passes for...

An Eagles’ Writer’s Take on the Giants

This is from Bo Wulf over at….I guess they ran out ink trying to analyze the Eagles (just kidding). His analysis is fairly accurate, however. Always good to see how your opponents view you… What went right: The Giants’ passing attack ranks third in the league with 8.52 yards per pass play. After leading the league in interceptions last season, Manning...

Power Rankings for Week 7

Each week after Monday Night game(s) has concluded, I’ll  publish my list of NFL power rankings.  Here is the pecking order for Week 6.—1) Green Bay Packers  - Aaron Rodgers completed 80% of his passes against the Vikings.2) New Orleans Saints -  These Saints are not merciful.3)  San Francisco 49ers  - No Harbaugh fisticuffs this week.4) New England Patriots  - Bye...
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