With half of the season under our belts, commentators and journalists across the globe are collecting stats for the stars across the league to begin throwing out names for the big awards at the end of the year.
There has been a lot of injuries and streaky play for countless players across the league, but here is a list of three players that should be near the top of everyone's MVP ballot at this point in the year.
Tom Brady, New England Patriots.
Stats: 2,709 yards passing, 22 tds, 2 Ints.
The Patriots are 8-0 on the season.
Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings.
Stats: 169 yards 758 on the ground for 4.5 yards per carry. He is on pace to win the running title at age 30.
The Vikings are 6-2 right now.
Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
Stats: 14 tds, 9 Int, 1,820 yds passing. 343 yards, 5 tds on the ground. The Panthers are 8-0 right now.