This is the time of the NFL season is always very exciting for sports writers, and it's early enough in the season that there is still plenty to look forward to, but it has also provided enough drama and action that writers can finally justify doing what seems to be their favorite thing with any sports season predicting awards.

Right now as it stands there are certainly no mystery that sports writers love to pick the winners of the various awards as early as possible so that they can claim being the first one to “call it” usually they already have assigned awards before the season even starts, still think Peyton Manning  is having a MVP season?

Heading into week 10 of the NFL season the meaning these predictions can finally have a little more merit, and thus be a little more accurate.

Also defining the top rookies from this year’s draft have seen the field enough times and hopefully have made the adjustments they needed to make to become an effective part of the team.

What players are the Rookie of The Year candidates at this point in the season?