2018 Sports Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?  

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With every NFL season, you have plenty of new faces competing to not just win games with their team, but to take home the NFL Rookie of the Year Award. While each of these star rookies may not be outright competing for the award per se, they're certainly giving the game their all to prove themselves as mainstays in the league for seasons to come. For the upcoming 2018 NFL season, there's a long list of potential Rookie of the Year candidates and now's the perfect time to start making your predictions for who will take the title. 

From players looking to become top quarterbacks in the league to the best wide receivers out of college, the 2018 NFL rookies are a talented bunch to say the least. Of all the top rookies entering the NFL this year, who do you think has the most potential to be the 2018 Rookie of the Year? For starters, you have Giants running back Saquon Barkley, Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore, and Ravens QB Lamar Jackson—just to name a few. Other rookies in the race for the season's best include Sony Michel, Ronald Jones, Nick Chubb, and Kerryon Johnson, among others. Who's your pick?

Check out the list of rookies below and get voting for the guys you think could win the Rookie of the Year Award in 2018. While you're at it, you can go ahead and make your Superbowl LIII predictions.

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Saquon Barkley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
New York Giants

Named the NFL's 2018 Rookie of the Year.

Saquon Barkley is an American football running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Penn State for three seasons, running for 3,843 ...more

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Baker Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
LuckyDarth123 added Cleveland Browns
Baker Reagan Mayfield is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). Mayfield began his college football career as a walk-on player for the ...more

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Nick Chubb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Cleveland Browns
Nicholas Jamaal Chubb is an American football running back for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia and was drafted by the Browns in ...more

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Denzel Ward is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
nolan04 added Cleveland Browns
Denzel Ward is an American football linebacker for the Appalachian State Mountaineers.

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Phillip Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Brian Fellow added Phillip Lindsay
Phillip Lindsay is an American Football running back abd defensive back for the Colorado Buffaloes.

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Bradley Chubb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
nolan04 added Bradley Chubb Denver Broncos
Bradley Austin Chubb is an American football outside linebacker for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at NC State. As a freshman, Chubb ...more

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Derwin James is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Meltzin Yourmouth Notin Yourhand added Derwin James Los Angeles Chargers
Derwin Alonzo James Jr. is an American football safety for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida State. He was drafted by the ...more

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Darius Leonard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
SuperUnicorn33 added Darius Leonard
Darius Leonard is an American Football linebacker for the South Carolina State Bulldogs.

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Lamar Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Baltimore Ravens
Lamar Demeatrice Jackson Jr. is an American football quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Louisville and was selected by the ...more

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Calvin Ridley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Calvin Ridley Atlanta Falcons
Calvin Orin Ridley is an American football wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama, and was drafted by the Falcons in ...more

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Roquan Smith is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
LuckyDarth123 added Roquan Smith Chicago Bears
Roquan Daevon Smith is an American football linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia. Smith became the first Georgia Bulldog ...more

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Quenton Nelson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
nolan04 added Quenton Nelson Indianapolis Colts

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Sony Michel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
New England Patriots
Sony Michel is an American football running back for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia. As a true freshman at Georgia in 2014, ...more

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Courtland Sutton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Denver Broncos
Courtland Sutton is an American football wide receiver for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at SMU. Sutton played in two games as a true ...more

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Kerryon Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Detroit Lions
Kerryon Johnson is an American football running back for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Auburn. Johnson attended Madison Academy in ...more

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Josh Allen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
LuckyDarth123 added Josh Allen Buffalo Bills
Josh Nathanial Allen is an American football center who is currently a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of ...more

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D.J. Moore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Carolina Panthers
Denniston Moore Jr. is an American football wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Maryland. Moore played at Maryland from ...more

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Royce Freeman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Royce Freeman Denver Broncos
Royce D. Freeman is an American football running back for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oregon. Freeman came to Oregon as the highest ...more

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Jaire Alexander is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
JoeyCramer added Jaire Alexander Green Bay Packers
Jaire Zakar Alexander is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Louisville, and was drafted by the Packers ...more

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Michael Gallup is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Michael Gallup Dallas Cowboys
Michael Gallup is an American football wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Colorado State University. Gallup attended Monroe ...more

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Sam Darnold is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
LuckyDarth123 added Sam Darnold New York Jets

Drafted 3rd Overall

Samuel Richard Darnold is an American football quarterback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at USC. He was drafted third overall by the ...more

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Rashaad Penny is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Seattle Seahawks
Rashaad Armein Penny is an American football running back for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at San Diego State, where, in 2017, he led ...more

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Christian Kirk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Arizona Cardinals
Christian Davon Kirk is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas A&M. Kirk earned a starting ...more

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Anthony Miller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
Anthony Miller Chicago Bears
Anthony Miller is an American football wide receiver for the Memphis Tigers.

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Gus Edwards is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?
yarm34 added Gus Edwards