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Bengals Jeremy Hill nominated for NFL offensive rookie of the month

Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill is being recognized for a strong month in November. He led all rookies 488 yards rushing and tied for most rushing touchdowns (3). However, Giants WR Odell Beckham won the award.

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Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Jeremy Hill was one of nine rookies nominated for the NFL rookie of the month for the month of November. Hill led all rookies in November with 488 yards rushing on 94 carries (5.2 yard/rush average) and three rushing touchdowns -- tied for most in the NFL among rookies.

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham won the monthly award by leading all NFL players with 593 yards receiving and ranked second with 38 receptions for the month (Demaryius Thomas ranked first with 41). Clearly Beckham ranked first in both categories among all rookies.

2014 NFL Rookies of the Month

Offense (College) Defense (College)
September WR Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina (Florida State) CB Kyle Fuller, Chicago (Virginia Tech)
October WR Sammy Watkins, Buffalo (Clemson) LB C.J. Mosley, Baltimore (Alabama)
November WR Odell Beckham, Jr., New York Giants (LSU) LB Chris Borland, San Francisco (Wisconsin)

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (six touchdowns, two interceptions), Browns running back Isaiah Crowell (219 yards rushing and three rushing touchdowns), Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans (28 catches, 554 yards and six touchdowns), Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry (24 receptions for 195 yards and four touchdowns), Eagles receiver Jordan Matthews (25 receptions, 413 yards and five touchdowns), Chiefs placekicker Cairo Santos (six field goals and 11 PATs) and Eagles kicker Cody Parkey (13/14 on field goals and 58 points scored) were also nominated.