Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/16/12

Ten weeks in, and the 2012 season is shaping up to be the way just about no one thought it would.Teams like the Seahawks and Vikings have a great chance of making the playoffs, while playoff expected teams like the Eagles and Saints are already just about out of contention.Why are underdog teams all of the sudden in playoff talk?Because of their under-the-radar superstar players.What players are helping their team go the extra mile?Who is so far having the season of their career?What underdog(s) might win the much coveted MVP award?Let's take a look at the 'Top 10 Most Surprising Players Of 2012'.

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