Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 2/2/13
by John Huffstetler With the NFL Honors Awards tonight, much debate surrounds the top awards to be presented. With that in mind, here’s who deserves to win (not who will win) the major awards that will be given out tonight from New Orleans. NFL MVP Tom Brady- Choosing between Brady and Peyton Manning this season is almost impossible. They have incredibly similar statistics in yards (4,827 to 4,659 Brady), TD’s (37 to 34 Manning), and INT’s (8 to 11 Brady), but I will give the slight edge to Brady because the Patriots played a more difficult schedule than the Broncos this year. Manning’s Broncos had the 2nd worst strength of victory (.385) among all playoff teams this season. In fact, only 6 teams in the entire league had a worse SOV, meaning Manning was beating up on mainly inept bottom-feeding teams. So what about Adrian Peterson? No chance. As I wrote in a previous article, a running back should never win MVP because it is not a valuable position. Running Backs are largely the pro...
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