Garrett Wilson Surgers to Top of Offensive Rookie of the Year Odds

By Reed Wallach
Dec 11, 2022; Orchard Park, New York, USA; New York Jets wide receiver Garrett Wilson (17) runs with
Dec 11, 2022; Orchard Park, New York, USA; New York Jets wide receiver Garrett Wilson (17) runs with / Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports
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Garrett Wilson has been on a tear over the past several weeks and sportsbooks are taking notice.

The No. 9 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft is now the favorite to win Offensive Rookie of the Year, passing Kenneth Walker after another strong week, hauling in six catches for 78 yards in a snow-filled game against the Buffalo Bills.

Meanwhile, other contenders for the award weren't in action this week, including Walker, who was out with an ankle injury. Meanwhile, Packers budding receiver Christian Watson and Saints No. 1 target Chris Olave were on bye weeks, so Wilson was at the forefront of all the Rookie of the Year attention.

Here are the updated odds for Offensive Rookie of the Year through Week 14:

NFL Offensive Rookie of The Year Odds

Wilson is in lockstep with his Ohio State teammate Olave stat wise (even though Olave missed a game earlier this season due to injury), Wilson has 63 catches for 868 yards and four touchdowns while Olave has 60 catches for 887 yards and three touchdowns.

I think it's notable that Olave is +450 in this market while Wilson is now the favorite, but it does help that the Jets wide receiver is going to be playing for a playoff spot through the final few weeks of the season and is playing his best ball with Mike White under center while Olave is on a sub-.500 team that is set to miss the postseason.

In three games since White took over for Zach Wilson, the Ohio State product has 335 receiving yards for 19 catches on 30 targets.

It's worth noting that Walker, the second choice to win the award, has been slowing up considerably and is now injured, missing last week's Seahawks games. He has rushed for just 79 yards over his last three games.

Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.

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