Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 12/25/12
All year we’ve heard the debate over who will be the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Year. Until recently, it’s been one of two guys: RGIII or Andrew Luck. But with Seattle Seahawks’ QB Russell Wilson now joining the discussion, you’ve got to take a very in-depth look into each of their seasons to determine who’s really the most deserving. A 3-man race this close is rare for any high-ranking award. Credit: ESPN First, let’s look at the top-line stats through the first 16 weeks: Andrew luck has 21 passing touchdowns, 18 interceptions, and 5 rushing touchdowns. RG3 has 20 passing touchdowns, 6 on the ground, and only 5 interceptions. Russell Wilson has thrown for an impressive 25 touchdowns through the air, 3 on the ground, all while throwing 10 picks. From those stats alone, which do indeed matter, I’d say Andrew Luck has put himself at a huge disadvantage by throwing for almost 4x as many interceptions as RG3 and nearly twice as many as Wilson. Luck also trails in the completion pe...
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