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2022 NFL Season: Preseason Award Picks, Super Bowl Predictions

Sep 10, 2022, 4:30 PM | Updated: Oct 4, 2022, 3:44 pm

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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)

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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).

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