Which QB is Taken First?
Michel heads to a very crowded offensive backfield in New England, but also one that has shed its top option for two consecutive years. I might like Ronald Jones a bit more, seeing as the Buccaneers dropped Doug Martin this offseason and are seeking for a new franchise back. That figures to be Jones, who had the talent to be a first-round pick if things broke just right. There is also D.
Moore, who was taken ahead of Calvin Ridley and is in a much better spot to produce big numbers in his first season. Carolina is known more for running the ball, but they got rid of Kelvin Benjamin last year and badly need a go-to receiver to step up. Moore could be that guy and considering Benjamin put up 1, yards and nine scores in this system as a rookie in , the upside is easy to see. Last year, Deshaun Watson came out of nowhere to be one of the top Rookie of the Year candidates.
That was never supposed to happen, but even when it did, he quickly free-fell due to injury. The year before, Dak Prescott delivered a huge season and helped the Cowboys get to the playoffs, but he never would have had that opportunity without a Tony Romo back injury.
As things stand, I do see a lot of sleepers worth tracking or even betting on. However, Saquon Barkley is an amazing talent and should be looking at a ton of touches in his first NFL season.
Running backs tend to claim Rookie of the Year, and barring something crazy, I think Barkley is destined to win it in Who Will Win Rookie of the Year? By Noah Davis Published on May 10, One huge reason why it matters right now? The value may never be better. These odds may have changed since the time of this writing.
In terms of odds, it makes sense to look hard at which running backs have the best shot at winning the award. Circumstance is everything, but you absolutely need to consider talent, odds, and value when placing final bets.
With the NFL Draft in the bag, bettors can look ahead and gauge which first-year player will win Rookie of the Year. Here are the current betting odds and my betting pick. Identifying five players across the country whose performance Saturday have NFL scouts buzzing. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has hoped for a football-only facility for years and is contributing funds to help his cause.
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