The NFL is not a "what have you done for me lately" league. It's a "what are you going to do for me" league.
Past performance counts for nothing in the NFL, certainly not when it's contract negotiation time. It often doesn't matter when it comes to media coverage or hype, either. Players make their mark on the NFL, and then the focus is on who's NEXT.
But in Week 5, some of the best performances came from players whose best days are supposed to be behind them. Some of the biggest names in the NFL came up with some of the biggest plays and games of Week 5.
So it's no coincidence that some of the biggest names in the NFL are getting some of the biggest game balls.