Who is the fantasy MVP through five weeks?
To me you must take into account value, in terms of draft position, cost in a trade or, even better, off the waiver wire. It all matters. Let's pretend the ballot for fantasy MVP honors entering Week 6 can include only five names. Here is who makes my ballot, in alphabetical order and noteworthy names who do not. See whom I picked for MVP at the bottom of the "ballot."
Cedric Benson, RB, Bengals
Credentials: As hard as it is to believe, Benson leads the NFL in rushing yards and is the No. 4 running back for fantasy points, one spot ahead of Maurice Jones-Drew. Just once has he failed to deliver double-digit fantasy points.
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