NFL MVP Watch: Julio Jones Crashes the Week 2 Party

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Sep 20, 2015; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver

Julio Jones

(11) makes a catch in front of New York Giants cornerback

Prince Amukamara

(20) during second half at MetLife Stadium. The Atlanta Falcons defeated the New York Giants 24-20.

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Week 2 of the 2015 NFL regular season is officially in the books and only nine undefeated teams remain. Many contenders have been shocked by seemingly lesser opponents, and a number of teams with no on-paper future have emerged as record-based contenders.

Every one of those teams has a player who’s fueling their fire.

The NFL MVP award, obviously, will not be handed out this early in the year. A 17-week season means every single game counts, however, and that means every outing must be evaluated with precision.

The question is, who’s ahead in the MVP rankings after Week 2?

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