Kenny Pickett quickly takes over as favorite for offensive rookie of the year

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With the dust settled on the 2022 draft, the favorites have shifted at the top of the early race for offensive rookie of the year.

Down goes receiver Drake London. Up goes quarterback Kenny Pickett.

Via PointsBet, the Steelers quarterback has become the 5-1 favorite, with the Falcons receiver’s odds at +600.

Titan receiver Treylon Burks is lurking at +700. And for good reason. With A.J. Brown gone, Burks steps right in as, hopefully for Tennessee, the No. 1 receiver in offense.

Jets running back Breece Hall has the best odds for any tailback at +850. Teammate Garrett Wilson, a receiver, is at +900. Seahawks running back Ken Walker III has 10-1 odds. So does Lions receiver Jameson Williams.

The other top quarterbacks are also on the list. But before they can get in the chase for offensive rookie of the year, they first have to get on the field. It’s hardly impossible; Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert wasn’t supposed to play in 2020, but he quickly did.

Titans quarterback Malik Willis is at +1300, Panthers quarterback Matt Corral and Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder also are at +1500.

The award usually goes to a quarterback or running back, but receivers can win it, too. JaMarr Chase secured the prize in 2021. Other receivers to win it are Odell Beckham Jr. (2014), Percy Harvin (2009), Anquan Boldin (2003), Randy Moss (1998), Carl Pickens (1992), Eddie Brown (1985), Louis Lipps (1984), Sammy White (1976), and Earl McCullouch (1968).

12 responses to “Kenny Pickett quickly takes over as favorite for offensive rookie of the year

  1. Don’t see Pickett getting a lot of playing time this year. Could be wrong tho…

  2. Trubisky will start and Pickett will barely see the field this season.

  3. Kenny Pickett was a great pick by Pittsburgh. Signing Trubisky was also a good move. If Trubisky struggles, Pickett will be in sooner vs later

  4. Better than any QB the Browns could trot out there. Watson = sub .500 QB with Hopkins and Fuller. What a failure.

  5. Neither Trubisky or Pickett know the Steeler offense. The only advantage Trubisky has is that he has started in the NFL. I don’t want to see them start him too soon but then again Ben stepped in in the first game as a rookie. Rudolph won’t even be on the the team.

  6. Let the guy earn his spot as a starter before fantasizing about the awards he will haul in. Wow. The internet is a crazy place.

  7. Fields was the favorite last year. How did that work out?

  8. Just watch,… a 4th round pick probably wins it. I doubt Pickett gets 100 snaps this year over Trubisky.

  9. tavisteelersfan says:
    May 8, 2022 at 3:37 pm

    Let the guy earn his spot as a starter before fantasizing about the awards he will haul in. Wow. The internet is a crazy place.
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    Dude, these are the betting odds. You can bet on whoever you want. If you bet on him it’s not a big win. If you bet on a dark horse and you win the prize is bigger. Simple.

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