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Eddie Lacy named PFWA’s Rookie of the Year

Posted by Mike Spofford on January 14, 2014 – 12:25 pm

RB Eddie Lacy

RB Eddie Lacy

Packers RB Eddie Lacy has been voted by the Pro Football Writers of America as their Rookie of the Year for 2013.

Lacy finished the regular season 1,178 rushing yards and 11 TDs, leading all NFL rookies and setting Packers franchise rookie records. Lacy was named the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Month for October and was the league’s Offensive Player of the Week after rushing for 141 yards at Dallas in Week 15. He had four 100-yard rushing games, tied for the most among NFL rookies and tied for fifth among all players. His 11 rushing TDs were third overall in the league.

Lacy joins teammate Josh Sitton in earning honors this year from the PFWA. Sitton was named to the organization’s All-NFC team.

2013 PFWA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: RB Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers

2013 PFWA OFFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: WR Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers

2013 PFWA DEFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: LB Kiko Alonso, Buffalo Bills

2013 PFWA ALL-ROOKIE TEAM

Offense
QB – Mike Glennon, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
RB – Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals; Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
WR – Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers; DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
TE – Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins
C – Travis Frederick, Dallas Cowboys
G – Kyle Long, Chicago Bears; Larry Warford, Detroit Lions
T – D.J. Fluker, San Diego Chargers; Justin Pugh, New York Giants

Defense
DL – Ziggy Ansah, Detroit Lions; Star Lotulelei, Carolina Panthers; Sheldon Richardson, New York Jets; Kawann Short, Carolina Panthers
LB – Kiko Alonso, Buffalo Bills; Sio Moore, Oakland Raiders; Alec Ogletree, St. Louis Rams
CB – Tyrann Mathieu, Arizona Cardinals; Desmond Trufant, Atlanta Falcons
S – Eric Reid, San Francisco 49ers; Kenny Vaccaro, New Orleans Saints

Special Teams
PK – Caleb Sturgis, Miami Dolphins
P – Sam Martin, Detroit Lions
KR – Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings
PR – Tavon Austin, St. Louis Rams
ST – Don Jones, Miami Dolphins


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