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Houston Texans v Detroit Lions

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22: Arian Foster #23 of the Houston Texans celebrates a fourth quarter touchdown while playing the Detroit Lions during a Thanksgiving Day game at Ford Field on November 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. Houston won the game 34-31. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

NFL's MVP contenders

The race for the NFL's Most Valuable Player award has a twist this year: There's actually an interesting late-season discussion for the first time since 2005, writes Y! Sports' Jason Cole.