Phillip Lindsay nominated for NFL Rookie of the Year

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 25: Phillip Lindsay #30 of the Denver Broncos carries the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on November 25, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Broncos rookie running back Phillip Lindsay is nominated for the NFL’s Rookie of the Year award, the league announced on Thursday.

The award is voted on by fans and will be announced the week before Super Bowl LIII.

To vote for Lindsay, click here.

Lindsay made history for the Broncos during his amazing rookie season.

He set a new franchise record for rushing yards by an undrafted rookie and made NFL history by becoming the first Pro Bowl selection given to an undrafted offensive rookie.

RELATED: 5 amazing stats from Phillip Lindsay’s historic rookie season

The Colorado-native also became the third undrafted rookie since 1970 to reach at least 1,000 rushing yards and came just 67 yards short of reaching the all-time record.

The other four nominees for rookie of the year are Giants RB Saquon Barkley, Browns RB Nick Chubb, Colts LB Darius Leonard and Browns QB Baker Mayfield.

Each of the four other nominees were drafted in the first or second rounds of the NFL Draft.

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