It seems like everybody around the NFL wants to give the MVP award to Denver Broncos' quarterback Peyton Manning and Minnesota Vikings' running back Adrian Peterson based on the fact they returned to top form after career-ending injuries.

That is what Comeback Player of the year is for.

The MVP award has always been reserved for the league's top performer and granted Peterson led the league in rushing with 2,097 yards; Manning did not lead the league in a single category when looking at the stats from the season.

Here are 10 players that are just as worthy of winning the MVP award as Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson.