Carolina Panthers’ second-round draft choice LB/S Jeremy Chinn is making a strong case for 2020 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. Chinn leads all rookies in tackles (86), defensive touchdowns (2) and fumble recoveries (2).
The versatile defender has lined up at multiple positions on defense while playing 710 snaps. He earned Rookie of the Month honors in October and recently turned in a historic performance in Week 12 against Minnesota, returning two fumbles for touchdowns on consecutive plays from scrimmage.
Here’s a closer look at his numbers this season and how they stack up against fellow defensive rookies and former winners: