May 08, 2015
For the gambling degenerates out there, with the draft over and done with, you can bet on which rookie will win NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, along with a number of other prop bets. Canada-based Bovada.lv is providing those odds, and Eagles rookie WR Nelson Agholor is included in a number of them.
|Jameis Winston||6/1||Phillip Dorsett||20/1|
|Melvin Gordon||13/2||Devin Smith||22/1|
|Amari Cooper||15/2||Ameer Abdullah||25/1|
|Todd Gurley||8/1||Breshad Perriman||25/1|
|Marcus Mariota||9/1||Chris Conley||25/1|
|Kevin White||10/1||David Johnson||25/1|
|Nelson Agholor||14/1||Devin Funchess||25/1|
|T.J. Yeldon||14/1||Dorial Green-Beckham||25/1|
|DeVante Parker||16/1||Duke Johnson||25/1|
|Maxx Williams||16/1||Jaelen Strong||25/1|
• If I were to pick the guy I think is most likely to win it, I would agree it's Jameis Winston, who will have Vincent Jackson and Mike Evans to throw to. However, I don't necessarily love the 6/1 odds.
• From an odds perspective, I kinda like T.J. Yeldon's chances at 14/1. The Jaguars don't have jack at running back, so Yeldon will have a chance to play immediately, and that's half the battle.
• Nelson Agholor is right about where I'd expect him to be, as the seventh most likely OROY.
That is a great number by Bovada. Gaining 700 receiving yards as a rookie is no small feat. However, a year ago, Jordan Matthews went for 872 yards playing solely from the slot. There's an argument to be made that Agholor may actually get more opportunities than Matthews did a year ago, so I like his chances to top 700 yards.
This one feels too easy. Over.
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