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Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ? 

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Updated July 23, 2019 4.6k votes 631 voters 4.2k views 30 items
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UPDATE: Head over and make your 2019 NFL Comeback Player of the Year predictions.

With the NFL season underway, it's time to make your 2018 Comeback Player of the Year predictions. While awards like Rookie of the Year and MVP are regarded as the more prestigious NFL honors, the Comeback Player of the Year can mean just as much to recipients. Handed to those football players who missed most of a previous season, typically due to injuries, and came back the next season with a bang, the highly-regarded award calls for seriously hard work. Of all the players working to come off injuries for this season, who do you think will win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award?

A favorite for many, and one of the NFL's top wide receivers, Odell Beckham Jr. is certainly in the running for the Comeback Award this season upon returning from a fractured ankle. However, many fans have their eyes on star quarterback Aaron Rodgers as he makes his return to the Packers from a broken collarbone—especially considering his 4-1 start before the injury last season. Other worthy candidates of the award include Colts QB Andrew Luck, Allen Robinson of the Bears, and the Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill, among many others. 

Take a look at the list of players in the running for the NFL Comeback Player of the Year in 2018 and cast a vote for your predictions. You can also vote players down if you feel they aren't having the best season back. Don't forget to make your 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year predictions, either.

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Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Quarterback from Washington, D.C.

Teams: Indianapolis Colts

Age: 29

Named the NFL's 2018 Comeback Player of the Year.

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J. J. Watt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Defensive end from Waukesha, Wisconsin

Teams: Houston Texans, Wisconsin Badgers football, Central Michigan Chippewas football

Age: 26

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Deshaun Watson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Quarterback from Gainesville, Georgia

Teams: Houston Texans

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Malik Hooker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
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Julian Edelman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Wide receiver from Redwood City, California

Teams: New England Patriots

Age: 32

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Dont'a Hightower is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Dont'a Hightower Linebacker from Lewisburg, Tennessee

Teams: New England Patriots

Age: 25

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Dalvin Cook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?

Teams: Minnesota Vikings

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Eric Berry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Cornerback and Safety from Fairburn, Georgia

Teams: Tennessee Volunteers football, Kansas City Chiefs

Age: 30

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Richard Sherman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Cornerback and Wide receiver from Compton, California

Teams: Seattle Seahawks

Age: 27

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Jason Peters is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Tackle and Tight end from Queen City, Texas

Teams: Philadelphia Eagles

Age: 37

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Allen Robinson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Wide receiver from Detroit, Michigan

Teams: Chicago Bears

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Sebastian Janikowski is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Sebastian Janikowski Placekicker from WaƂbrzych, Poland

Age: 37

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Josh Gordon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Wide receiver from Houston, Texas

Teams: Cleveland Browns

Age: 24

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Greg Olsen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Tight end from Wayne, New Jersey

Teams: Carolina Panthers

Age: 30

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Odell Beckham Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
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Ryan Tannehill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Quarterback and Wide receiver from Lubbock, Texas

Teams: Texas A&M Aggies football, Miami Dolphins

Age: 27

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David Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?

Teams: Arizona Cardinals

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Aaron Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Quarterback from Chico, California

Teams: Green Bay Packers

Age: 32

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Travis Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
LuckyDarth123 added Wide receiver from Belle Glade, Florida

Teams: Cleveland Browns

Age: 26

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Tom Brady is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
135045 added Quarterback from San Mateo, California, United States of America

Teams: New England Patriots

Age: 38

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Marshal Yanda is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Marshal Yanda Tackle and Guard from Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Teams: Baltimore Ravens, Iowa Hawkeyes football

Age: 31

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Jimmy Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Cornerback from Fontana, California

Teams: Baltimore Ravens

Age: 27

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Jordan Hicks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
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Mike Iupati is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Guard from American Samoa, United States, with Territories

Teams: San Francisco 49ers

Age: 28

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Whitney Mercilus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year ?
Outside Linebacker from Akron, Ohio

Teams: Houston Texans

Age: 25

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