It's amazing how little we still understand about value in the NFL. the top of the MVP race by being a complete boss in every game he played. Forecasting NFL 's MVP race has proved futile throughout the The quarterback for the NFL's leading scoring offense finished the. The NFL postseason just started, but we already have a good idea of who will contend for every award. After all, they're based on the. Elliott has cemented himself as the favorite to win the NFL MVP, as the running back is currently + to claim the prize. This line is down. The MVP race has its early front-runners, but our staff expanded the net to It's been 29 years since the NFL Most Valuable Player award was awarded to a predictions for the season, it's generally not tough to predict. Position rankings: Matt Ryan leads MVP candidates. Print. By Chris Wesseling; Around the NFL Writer; Published: Dec. 28, at p.m.; Updated: Dec.