In the NFL, you never know who is going to break through or who will falter. Stars are made and born each Sunday on the gridiron with flashy plays or stunning performances.
The course of a season is a long test that separates the one-timers and the Peyton Mannings of the NFL. A Kevin Boss could have a sensational week then suddenly go quiet for eight weeks. You just never know.
But we do know that there will always be a competitive race for the league Most Valuable Player award.
Last season, division rivals Chris Johnson and Peyton Manning, along with Brett Favre, battled for the MVP award before Manning was given his fourth title.
Here is a preview of who just might be in the MVP race for 2010. Some names will be obvious, yet some may keep you on your toes during your fantasy draft.