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Mel Kiper's 2016 All-Rookie team

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The regular season is over, and it's time for my 2016 All-Rookie team. Several positions stayed the same as my midseason team, but there are a few big changes. I'm also including my picks for Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Here we go:


Offensive Rookie of the Year

Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys

Let's not sell short what Prescott has done as a rookie fourth-round pick on the NFC's best team. He has held off a healthy Tony Romo with some spectacular play. He finished third in Total QBR (81.7), third in passer rating (104.9) and fourth in yards per attempt (7.99) and had 29 total touchdowns (23 passing) and only four interceptions. This award comes down to teammates Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott.

Defensive Rookie of the Year

Joey Bosa, San Diego Chargers

After a long contract negotiation and then a hamstring injury, Bosa debuted in Week 5 and showed all the tools of a star pass-rusher. He had 10.5 sacks in 12 games. He was unblockable at times, creating havoc off the edge and disrupting dropbacks. With Bosa, tight end Hunter Henry, linebacker Jatavis Brown and even punter Drew Kaser, the Chargers quietly have a stellar rookie class. Their new coach will inherit some young building blocks.


OFFENSE

Quarterback

Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys

I ranked Prescott as my No. 8 quarterback before the draft. I did not think he'd be this good. He's an amazing story, and it's impressive how much he has improved.