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Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through 13 games.
2. NT Ahtyba Rubin — Rubin notched nine tackles (five solo) at Buffalo and has recorded an impressive 64 tackles on the season. He has played at a high level this season and could draw Pro Bowl consideration. Rubin's motor has distinguished him.
3. CB Joe Haden — Haden has defended 16 passes and intercepted a team-best five passes in his first NFL season. His emergence helps the Browns better combat strong passing games.
4. S T.J. Ward — The rookie from Oregon has been a key part of the defense all season. Ward recorded a team-best 12 tackles (10 solo) vs. Buffalo. On the season, the 5-10, 211-pound Ward has notched 104 tackles (according to NFL.com), defended seven passes and hauled in a pair of interceptions.
5. TE Benjamin Watson — Watson leads the Browns in receiving yards (582) and is second on the club in catches (51).
Honorable mention: S Abram Elam, OLB Scott Fujita, P Reggie Hodges, C Alex Mack, OLB Matt Roth, OLT Joe Thomas.