By now you’re well aware that Michael Vick put up godlike numbers Monday in a rout of the Washington Redskins. As the Eagles soar over the competition and continue to stay afloat in the heated NFC playoff race, several pundits are clamoring for Vick to earn Most Valuable Player consideration.
And while his stats and play are extraordinary, I humbly beg to differ.
In fact, I’d submit 10 other NFL stars who are staking their claim for the MVP nod, each of whom has a uniquely different road to getting there. Vick is a fantasy stud and absolute go-to playmaker, but is he enough to overwhelm the attack of Peyton Manning? Or the yards of Philip Rivers? Or the tackling of Clay Matthews?
Let’s take a look at the other top stars who have seven games left to stake their respective claims as the NFL’s most valuable player.