Calling an Audible: Percy Harvin for MVP? In SI.com's daily NFL blog, Chris Burke makes the case that the Vikings' top playmaker should be the front-runner for the league's most valuable player award. "The last five NFL MVPs have been quarterbacks, and the Associated Press's MVP has wound up in a quarterback's or running back's hands every year except for 1986 (linebacker Lawrence Taylor), 1982 (kicker Mark Moseley) and 1971 (defensive tackle Alan Page)," Burke writes. "It will take an extraordinary effort from a non-QB/RB to buck that trend again. But if Harvin keeps up his current pace at wide receiver, running back and on special teams, there will be no way to keep him out of those conversations." Go to SI.com to read more of Burke's Audibles, in which he also expounds on the NFL trade deadline as well as which teams are on this week's "must-win" watch.
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