It's Luck by Inches as Top Offensive Rookie

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Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman insists that teammate Russell Wilson should be this year's Offensive Rookie of the Year over Washington's Robert Griffin III and the Colts' Andrew Luck, but Griffin disagrees, saying that if he had a vote he wouldn't cast it for Wilson, Luck or himself. He'd choose teammate Alfred Morris instead.

All that is swell, except that neither Wilson nor Morris wins the award. Luck or Griffin will, and, with a month until ballots are tabulated, the election is too close to call. So let's handicap the field.

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