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Who Will Win the 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year ?

Updated July 23, 2019 103.9k votes 7.1k voters 33.9k views35 items
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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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  • 1
    Baker Mayfield
    8,550
    4,925

    Baker Mayfield

    Cleveland Browns

    PositionQuarterback

    Age25

    Baker Reagan Mayfield (born April 14, 1995) is an American football quarterback for the... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Saquon Barkley
    8,630
    4,979

    Saquon Barkley

    New York Giants

    PositionRunning back

    Named the NFL's 2018 Rookie of the Year.

  • 3
    Nick Chubb
    4,521
    3,093

    Nick Chubb

    Cleveland Browns

    PositionRunning back

    Age25

    Nicholas Jamaal Chubb (born December 27, 1995) is an American football running back for the... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Denzel Ward
    3,933
    2,753
    Denzel N. Ward is an American football cornerback for the Cleveland Browns of the National... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Phillip Lindsay
    3,113
    2,685

    Phillip Lindsay

    Denver Broncos

    PositionRunning back

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

    Age26

    Phillip Lindsay (born July 24, 1994) is an American football running back for the Denver... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Bradley Chubb
    2,065
    2,326
    Bradley Austin Chubb is an American football outside linebacker for the Denver Broncos of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Darius Leonard
    Darius Leonard is an American Football linebacker for the South Carolina State Bulldogs.
  • 8
    Derwin James
    963
    1,533
    Derwin Alonzo James Jr. is an American football safety for the Los Angeles Chargers of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Lamar Jackson
    1,120
    2,006

    Lamar Jackson

    Baltimore Ravens

    PositionQuarterback

    Lamar Demeatrice Jackson Jr. (born January 7, 1997) is an American football quarterback for... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Roquan Smith
    982
    1,894
    Roquan Daevon Smith is an American football linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Calvin Ridley
    1,236
    2,401

    Calvin Ridley

    Atlanta Falcons

    PositionWide receiver

    Calvin Orin Ridley (born December 20, 1994) is an American football wide receiver for the... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Quenton Nelson
    1,027
    2,001

    Quenton Nelson

  • 13
    Sony Michel
    881
    1,766

    Sony Michel

    New England Patriots

    PositionRunning back

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida

    Age25

    Sony Michel (born February 17, 1995) is an American football running back for the New England... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Courtland Sutton
    Courtland Sutton is an American football wide receiver for the Denver Broncos of the National... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Kerryon Johnson
    682
    1,820

    Kerryon Johnson

    Detroit Lions

    PositionRunning back

    Kerryon Johnson (born June 30, 1997) is an American football running back for the Detroit... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Josh Allen
    480
    1,370

    Josh Allen

    Buffalo Bills

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    Age28

    Joshua Patrick Allen (born May 21, 1996) is an American football quarterback for the Buffalo... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    D.J. Moore
    453
    1,362
    Denniston Moore Jr. is an American football wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Royce Freeman
    550
    1,676

    Royce Freeman

    Denver Broncos

    PositionRunning back

    BirthplaceBrawley, California

    Age24

    Royce Deion Freeman (born February 24, 1996) is an American football running back for the... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Jaire Alexander
    Jaire Zakar Alexander is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Michael Gallup
    388
    1,287

    Michael Gallup

    Dallas Cowboys

    PositionWide receiver

    Michael Gallup (born March 4, 1996) is an American football wide receiver for the Dallas... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Sam Darnold
    426
    1,579

    Sam Darnold

    New York Jets

    PositionQuarterback

    Drafted 3rd Overall

  • 22
    Rashaad Penny
    Rashaad Armein Penny is an American football running back for the Seattle Seahawks of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Christian Kirk
    282
    1,134

    Christian Kirk

    Arizona Cardinals

    PositionWide receiver

    Christian Davon Kirk (born November 18, 1996) is an American football wide receiver for the... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Anthony Miller
    Anthony Miller is an American football wide receiver for the Memphis Tigers.
  • 25
    Josh Rosen
    253
    1,300

    Josh Rosen

    Miami Dolphins

    PositionQuarterback

    Joshua Ballinger Lippincott Rosen (born February 10, 1997), nicknamed "Chosen Rosen" or "the... more on Wikipedia