YARDS AFTER COLLEGE

2022 NFL Season: Preseason Award Picks, Super Bowl Predictions

Sep 10, 2022, 4:30 PM | Updated: 5:14 pm
NFL logo...
A detailed view of the NFL logo on the field during the NFL game between Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 13, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
(Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – On the latest episode of the Yards After College podcast, KSL Sports’ Sam Farnsworth and Kyle Ireland make their preseason award picks and Super Bowl predictions for the 2022 NFL season.

During Yards After College, Farnsworth and Ireland made their preseason guess for which #LocalsInTheNFL would be worthy of postseason honors, as well as general NFL awards.

The two predicted which teams will make it out of the NFC and AFC and who will win Super Bowl LVII in February 2023.

NFL Preseason Award Picks

#LocalsInTheNFL Awards

MVP

Ireland: Fred Warner – Linebacker – San Francisco 49ers (BYU)

Farnsworth: Garett Bolles – Offensive Lineman – Denver Broncos (Utah)

Rookie of the Year

Ireland: Tyler Allgeier – Running Back – Atlanta Falcons (BYU)

Farnsworth: Devin Lloyd – Linebacker – Jacksonville Jaguars (Utah)

Breakout Player of the Year

Ireland: Zach Wilson – Quarterback – New York Jets (BYU)

Farnsworth: Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Los Angeles Rams (Utah State)

Comeback Player of the Year

Ireland: Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (Utah)

Farnsworth: Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (Utah)

NFL Awards

MVP

Ireland: Patrick Mahomes – Quarterback – Kansas City Chiefs

Farnsworth: Justin Herbert – Quarterback – Los Angeles Chargers

Offensive Player of the Year

Ireland: Jonathan Taylor – Running Back – Indianapolis Colts

Farnsworth: Ja’Marr Chase – Wide Receiver – Cincinnati Bengals

Defensive Player of the Year

Ireland: Von Miller – Linebacker – Buffalo Bills

Farnsworth: T.J. Watt – Linebacker – Pittsburgh Steelers

Rookie of the Year

Ireland: Kyle Hamilton – Safety – Baltimore Ravens

Farnsworth: Travon Walker – Linebacker – Jacksonville Jaguars

Coach of the Year

Ireland: Josh McDaniels – Las Vegas Raiders

Farnsworth: Doug Pederson – Jacksonville Jaguars

Super Bowl LVII Predictions

NFC Champion

Ireland: Green Bay Packers

Farnsworth: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

AFC Champion

Ireland: Buffalo Bills

Farnsworth: Buffalo Bills

Super Bowl LVII Champion

Ireland: Buffalo Bills

Farnsworth: Buffalo Bills

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and co-host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

Yards After College

NFL logo...
Kyle Ireland, KSL Sports

2021 NFL Season: Preseason Award Picks, Super Bowl Predictions

SportsBeat's Sam Farnsworth joined Kyle Ireland to make preseason award picks and Super Bowl predictions for the 2021 NFL season.
1 year ago
BYU - Zach Wilson...
Kyle Ireland, KSL Sports

Peter King: Zach Wilson’s BYU Career Was In ‘Extreme Jeopardy,’ ‘He Did Something About It’

King said he admires the way that Wilson took a college career that was in "extreme jeopardy" and "did something about it."
2 years ago
Jamaal Williams - Green Bay Packers v Los Angeles Chargers...
Kyle Ireland, KSL Sports

2021 Local NFL Free Agents Tracker

Here are the local NFL players experiencing free agency in March.
2 years ago
Raymond James Stadium - Super Bowl LV...
Kyle Ireland, KSL Sports

Super Bowl LV: How To Watch, Stream, Or Listen To The Big Game

The AFC champion Kansas City Chiefs will face the NFC champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV.
2 years ago
Andy Reid - Kansas City Chiefs...
Kyle Ireland, KSL Sports

Local NFL Players, Coaches Participating In Super Bowl LV On February 7

Multiple local players and coaches will represent the state of Utah during Super Bowl LV between the Buccaneers and Chiefs.
2 years ago
Andy Reid - AFC Championship...
Kyle Ireland, KSL Sports

Local NFL Players, Coaches Participating In AFC, NFC Championship Games

Six local players and multiple coaches will represent the state of Utah during NFL Championship Sunday.
2 years ago
2022 NFL Season: Preseason Award Picks, Super Bowl Predictions