Mac Jones Tops Trevor Lawrence & Trey Lance in NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Odds
The prized quarterback class of 2022 hold the top-5 spots in the Offensive Rookie of the Year race after Week 1. But Mac Jones is now the favorite over Trevor Lawrence at FanDuel Sportsbook.
Jones had a solid Week 1 debut in defeat, completing 29-of-39 passes for 281 yards and a touchdown. He did not toss an interception and was leading the game winning drive late in the fourth quarter before RB Damian Harris fumbled inside the Miami Dolphins 10-yard line to help the Dolphins preserve a 17-16 win.
The Jacksonville Jaguars fell behind 14-0 to the Houston Texans in a 37-21 defeat. But Trevor Lawrence showed off his big arm, completing 28-of-51 passes for 332 yards and 3 TD passes. He also had 3 interceptions including two in the first half as Jacksonville fell way behind and had to pass even more in the second half.
New York Jets QB Zach Wilson finished 20-of-37 for 258 yards and 2 TD's plus an interception in the Jets 19-14 Week 1 loss at Carolina.
Quarterbacks Justin Fields of the Chicago Bears and Trey Lance of the San Francisco 49ers were inserted in gadget plays and played less than 10 percent of all possible snaps in Week 1.
Two top rookie wide receivers both moved up in the ROY race to +1200. Devonta Smith led the Philadelphia Eagles in receiving with 6 catches for 71 yards and a touchdown in a 32-6 win at Atlanta. Ja'Marr Chase led the Cincinnati Bengals receivers with 5 catches for 101 yards and a touchdown as the Bengals won at home 27-24 in overtime over the Minnesota Vikings.
Here's a look at the leading Offensive ROY contenders shape up after Week 1 with a full odds list available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
2021 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Odds
1. Mac Jones (+350)
2. Trevor Lawrence (+500)
3. Trey Lance (+700)
4. Zach Wilson (+760)
5. Justin Fields (+750)
6. Najee Harris (+800)
7. DeVonta Smith (+1200)
8. Ja'Marr Chase (+1200)
9. Kyle Pitts (+1800)
10. Jaylen Waddle (+2000)
11. Javonte Williams (+2500)
12. Trey Sermon (+2500)
13. Elijah Moore (+4000)
14. Rondale Moore (+6000)
15. Rashod Bateman (+6000)
16. Terrace Marshall Jr (+6000)
17. Penei Sewell (+6000)
18. Amon-Ra St. Brown (+6000)
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