Over the previous few years, NFL rookies have been making an even bigger and greater affect on fantasy football. Whether that is a rookie operating again taking up later in the season, a rookie vast receiver going off from Day 1 or a rookie quarterback discovering his method when it issues most, first-year gamers have made their mark on our sport.
But which rookie set himself other than the pack the most in 2022? Who deserves the rookie of the yr award? Fantasy analysts Matt Harmon and Scott Pianowski talk about in the video above.
Who was the fantasy rookie of the yr?
There have been loads of choices to select from in 2022, particularly at the vast receiver place. Nonetheless, Scott goes with Seattle Seahawks rookie operating again, Kenneth Walker. Walker stepped up after Rashaad Penny was sadly misplaced for the season once more attributable to harm, and he by no means seemed again.
While Scott does make the level that Walker was seemingly extra beneficial in fantasy than actuality — he had a bit of boom-or-bust to his sport — he was almost a workhorse for Seattle, making him a weekly begin.
Atlanta Falcons rookie RB Tyler Allgeier additionally deserves some flowers, as he stepped up late in the season (and in the fantasy playoffs). Who is aware of the place he might have ended up if the Falcons had an above-average beginning quarterback?
Matt acknowledges the expertise of the first-year RBs, however to the shock of nobody, he goes with a large receiver for his rookie of the yr. He struggled to decide on between New York Jets rookie wideout Garrett Wilson and New Orleans’ Chris Olave, as every had massive impactful moments this yr. Ultimately, Matt goes with Olave, who completed simply ONE spot forward of Wilson on the vast receiver fantasy scoreboard (Olave completed twenty third, Wilson twenty fourth).
Check out their full evaluation in the video above!