Drew Brees threw for 392 yards and contributed 20 first-down passes to the Saints' NFL single-game record 40 first downs in a rout of the Cowboys. Peyton Manning's 330 yards in a win over the Chargers gave him 3,249 total yards on the season -- a record for the most passing yards through the first nine games. Both have proved to be worthy of MVP honors, but whose play has stood out more? Below are the 10 players NFL Nation reporter Dan Graziano has in his weekly MVP watch. Click the images below to set your own rankings!

2013 NFL MVP Watch

Drew Brees

Drew Brees

Saints QB
3,064 yards, 25 TDs, 7 INTs, 68.0 CMP%

Jamaal Charles

Jamaal Charles

Chiefs RB
170 carries, 725 yards, 6 TDs

Tamba Hali

Tamba Hali

Chiefs LB
30 tackles, 4 FF, INT

Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson

Lions WR
53 catches, 904 yards, 9 TDs

Andrew Luck

Andrew Luck

Colts QB
2,198 yards, 14 TDs, 6 INTs, 58.8 CMP%

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning

Broncos QB
3,249 yards, 33 TDs, 6 INTs, 71.0 CMP%

LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy

Eagles RB
193 carries, 932 yards, 3 TDs

Cam Newton

Cam Newton

Panthers QB
1,970 yards, 13 TDs, 8 INTs, 62.7 CMP%

Muhammad Wilkerson

Muhammad Wilkerson

Jets DL
31 tackles, 2 FF, INT

Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson

Seahawks QB
2,132 yards, 17 TDs, 6 INTs, 63.4 CMP%

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