8 of this Season’s NFL MVP Candidates

Aaron Rodgers won the MVP award last season (image: Frank Micelotta/Invision for NFL/AP Images)

Aaron Rodgers won the MVP award last season (image: Frank Micelotta/Invision for NFL/AP Images)

Thanksgiving has passed, bye weeks are over and December has started, and all of that means that it is unquestionably the business end of the NFL season. Franchises and fans alike now can’t help but start thinking about the post-season and that means that it is also the time when MVP speculation starts to reach fever pitch.

With five weeks of the regular season still to play, players could well still drop away or make a late surge towards the MVP award but as things stand the following eight players have to be those in with the best chance of scooping the prize come the end of the year.