2021 Rookie Predictions: ROY winners and All-Rookie Team

Aug 29, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) prior to the game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL season is upon us! Tonight is the first game of the season, opposing the Dallas Cowboys to the reigning Super Bowl champions the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. To celebrate, we are offering you our rookie predictions. To listen to our breakdown of these picks, tune into our 2021 rookie predictions podcast episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0xrbBBz5vI

Offensive Rookie of the Year

Winner: Trevor Lawrence, QB, Jacksonville Jaguars

Runners up: Zach Wilson, QB, New York Jets and Najee Harris, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers

Dark horses: Kyle Pitts, TE, Atlanta Falcons and Trey Sermon, RB, San Francisco 49ers

Defensive Rookie of the Year

Winner: Patrick Surtain, CB, Denver Broncos

Runners up: Kwity Paye, DE, Indianapolis Colts and Micah Parsons, LB, Dallas Cowboys

Dark horses: Zaven Collins, LB, Arizona Cardinals and Trevon Moehrig, S, Las Vegas Raiders

All-Rookie Team


QB- Trevor Lawrence, Jacksonville Jaguars

RB- Najee Harris, Pittsburgh Steelers

WR- DeVonta Smith, Philadelphia Eagles

WR- Jaylen Waddle, Miami Dolphins

TE- Kyle Pitts, Atlanta Falcons

OT- Penei Sewell, Detroit Lions

OT- Rashawn Slater, Los Angeles Chargers

OG- Alijah Vera-Tucker, New York Jets

OG- Trey Smith, Kansas City Chiefs

C- Creed Humphrey, Kansas City Chiefs

Flex (WR/RB/TE)- Javonte Williams, Denver Broncos


Edge- Kwity Paye, Indianapolis Colts

Edge- Jaelan Phillips, Miami Dolphins

DT- Christian Barmore, New England Patriots

DT- Osa Odighizuwa, Dallas Cowboys

LB- Zaven Collins, Arizona Cardinals

LB- Micah Parsons, Dallas Cowboys

LB- Jamin Davis, Washington Football Team

CB- Patrick Surtain, Denver Broncos

CB- Jaycee Horn, Carolina Panthers

CB- Eric Stokes, Green Bay Packers

S- Trevon Moehrig, Las Vegas Raiders


  1. Cover Image: https://jaguarswire.usatoday.com/2021/09/07/trevor-lawrence-dons-uga-gear-after-losing-a-bet-with-teammate/


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