tlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan leaves the field after leading his team to a 30-17 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was voted offensive MVP over Peyton Manning in the Sporting News midseason player poll on Friday.
Sporting News’ network of NFL correspondents asked 103 players from 27 teams in their annual midseason players poll.
Who is the offensive MVP of the first half?
Falcons QB Matt Ryan 29
Broncos QB Peyton Manning 20
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers 12
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson 8
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III 6
Texans RB Arian Foster 5
Giants QB Eli Manning 5
Vikings WR/KR Percy Harvin 4
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson 3
Giant WR Victor Cruz 2
Five players received one vote
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