The odds are in the Browns' favor to pick up their 10th Rookie of the Week award.
Both quarterback Baker Mayfield and running back Nick Chubb are up for the honor. Their competition is Patriots running back Sony Michel, Jets quarterback Sam Darnold and Bears linebacker Roquan Smith.
Mayfield, who was named the AFC's Offensive Player of the Week, threw for 284 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday's 26-18 win over the Bengals. He's just two touchdown passes short of matching the NFL's rookie record of 26 in a season. Since Week 9, Mayfield has completed 71 percent of his passes for 1,878 yards, 16 touchdowns and five interceptions -- good for a quarterback rating of 111.4.
Chubb rushed for 112 yards in his fourth 100-yard game of the season. With a run in the third quarter, Chubb set the record for most rushing yards ever by a Browns rookie. He sits at 972, just 28 shy of 1,000, heading into the season finale.
The Browns' nine Rookie of the Week awards have been split among three players. Along with Mayfield's five wins, Chubb (Weeks 4 and 10) and cornerback Denzel Ward (Weeks 1 and 5) each have two. The most Rookie of the Week award wins by a team in a single season is 11, an honor shared by the 2012 Washington Redskins and 2017 New Orleans Saints. The Browns have taken home the award in every week they've had a player nominated.