There are two standout athletes who are dominating talk about this year's NFL MVP race: the Denver Bronco's quarterback Peyton Manning and the Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
After undergoing four neck surgeries, Peyton Manning led his team to the AFC's number one seed spot for the post season. Similarly, after overcoming a significant knee injury, Adrian Peterson ended the season just nine yards short of the NFL single-season rushing record.
So who are these dominant athletes? And which one is the most valuable of all?
SB Nation editor Samuel Chamberlain and Takeaway Sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin join us.