The first quarter of the 2013 NFL season has come to a close, and in some ways, it’s exactly like everyone expected.
The New England Patriots, Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are all undefeated. Adrian Peterson is running wild. And the Jacksonville Jaguars can’t buy a point.
Then again, in some ways the season is like none of us thought it would be.
The Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants are 0-4. The New Orleans Saints actually have a good defense. And neither of last year’s Super Bowl quarterbacks looks like we remember.
If one thing is for sure, it’s that things won’t look the same after 12 more games. But for now, the following players deserve awards for the best performances.