Linebackers Ware, Harrison worthy of MVP consideration

The MVP will most likely go to an offensive player, but LBs DeMarcus Ware and James Harrison have credentials that compare favorably with any candidate, writes Greg Garber.

Originally Published: December 19, 2008
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

Lined up well outside Giants left tackle David Diehl, DeMarcus Ware seems to cross the line of scrimmage even before the ball is snapped to Eli Manning. The Cowboys' outside linebacker sprints past Diehl in the beat of a heart and closes ominously on his quarry.

Slow down the video to a few frames a second and it looks like one of those clinical National Geographic documentaries; the sovereign of the Serengeti lunges with a menacing athletic grace. Manning, the hapless antelope ...

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