Drew Brees Leads Top Six Candidates for 2010 NFL MVP Award

September 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Drew Brees came into this league as the first pick of the second round (32nd overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft.
Almost a footnote to LaDainian Tomlinson at the time, Brees had lifted his black and gold Purdue Boilermakers to the Rose Bowl months before the draft. Shortly after, he was a Charger in the trade that gave Michael Vick to Atlanta.
When the Chargers thought Brees and his arm were done after lifting San Diego out of the dumps, they sent him packing in favor of Philip Rivers.
Thus, he would end up sending another black and gold team once known as the "'Aint's" to a victory in Super Bowl XLIV this past year.
What I am trying to get across here is that Drew Brees weathered the storm and came out on top. Now is his time to reap the rewards in the regular season that he has yet to achieve.
There are six candidates that can legitimately hold the title of preseason favorite for NFL MVP right now, and they are a familiar bunch. There are others that could be note...

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