Micah Parsons and Saquon Barkley amongst NFL award finalists

Their postseason runs might have come to an finish final weekend, however former Penn State standouts Micah Parsons and Saquon Barkley are among the many finalists for a pair of NFL awards for the 2022 season. Each gamers have already got rookie of the yr awards to indicate off of their trophy assortment, and with a bit of luck every might be including some contemporary {hardware} to their mantles.

Parsons is without doubt one of the three finalists for this season’s NFL defensive participant of the yr award after his second season with the Dallas Cowboys. He’s up towards Nick Bosa of the San Francisco 49ers and Chris Jones of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Parsons, who was the unanimous winner of the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Yr final season, was named All-Professional and chosen to the Professional Bowl Video games after recording 149 mixed tackles in 17 video games this season. Parsons had 14 TFL and 13 sacks this season. Though he fell in need of his aim of breaking the NFL’s single-season sack report, he nonetheless proved to be a dominate defensive drive for the Cowboys for almost all of the season.

Barkley is a finalist for the NFL comeback participant of the yr, and he may have some stiff competitors for the respect as properly. Barkley is up towards 49ers working again Christian McCaffrey and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith. Barkley rushed for 1,312 yards and 10 touchdowns for the New York Giants this season, who superior to the NFC divisional spherical after scoring two touchdowns in his playoff debut within the wild card spherical.


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Story originally appeared on Nittany Lions Wire

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