“Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott took Offensive Rookie of the Year, while Chargers pass rusher Joey Bosa won the defensive honor. Elliott had the second-best rushing performance by a rookie in NFL history with his 1,631 yards, falling just short of Eric Dickerson’s 1,808. The Cowboys back also added 15 touchdowns on the ground, and one receiving.
On the other side of the ball, Bosa was an easy choice with his 10.5 sacks in 12 games. Bosa missed the start of the season due to a contract dispute and a minor hamstring injury, but was worth the wait. “