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Josh Jacobs, Kyler Murray in a two-man race for Offensive Rookie of the Year

The race for NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year is down to two players for the time being. We break down the latest odds for Raiders running back Josh Jacobs and Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray.

Josh Jacobs of the Oakland Raiders in action against the Detroit Lions at RingCentral Coliseum on November 03, 2019 in Oakland, California. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The NFL has passed through the halfway point of the 2019 NFL season, and Oakland Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is the odds-on favorite to win the Offensive Rookie of the Year award. He got off to a relatively modest start, but three 120+ rushing yard performances and a pair of two touchdown games over his last four starts has shot him to the top. He is now the favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook with -110 odds.

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is hanging behind him at +175. Arizona has lost two straight, but he put together a big performance against the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday Night Football, throwing for 241 yards and two touchdowns and rushing for 34 yards in a 28-25 loss.

It’s a two-player race at this point. Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Marquise Brown and Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery are next at +1400. Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew has dropped behind them at +1600, and his odds likely will continue to drop with Nick Foles replacing him as the team’s starting quarterback.

NFL OROY odds, pre-Week 10

Player Pre-Season Post Week 2 Post Week 5 Current
Player Pre-Season Post Week 2 Post Week 5 Current
Josh Jacobs 800 500 350 -110
Kyler Murray 175 175 250 175
Marquise Brown 2800 500 1000 1400
David Montgomery 1200 2500 1400 1400
Gardner Minshew - 2000 500 1600
Terry McLaurin - 1600 1600 1800
DK Metcalf 2500 1600 2000 1800
Daniel Jones 2100 1000 400 2500
AJ Brown - - - 3300
Miles Sanders 1400 2000 - 6600
Dwayne Haskins 2000 3300 - 6600
Mecole Hardman - 2500 - 8000