PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The NFL offensive rookie of the year is going to be an exciting three-horse race until the finish line.
Carson Wentz, Dak Prescott, or Ezekiel Elliott?
With the Cowboys winning and improving to 4-1 and the Eagles losing and falling to 3-1 last week, Wentz has fallen to third in the odds race according to Bovada LV.
Ezekiel Elliott 1/2
Dak Prescott 3/1
Carson Wentz 3/1
Jordan Howard 12/1
Will Fuller 25/1
Sterling Sheppard 40/1
Elliott is leading the entire NFL in rushing after five weeks with 546 rushing yards on 109 attempts (5.0 yards per carry), five touchdowns, 9 catches, and 81 receiving yards.
Prescott has taken over for the injured Tony Romo throwing for 1,239 yards, four touchdowns, and no interceptions while rushing for 61 yards and three more scores. He’s completing 69.0 percent of his passes, which is tied for third in the NFL.
And Wentz has thrown for 1,007 yards, seven touchdowns, and just one interception in one less game played than Prescott. Wentz is completing 67.4 percent of his passes and has better advanced stats than Prescott.