The Seahawks’ rookie class of 2022 is making history again.
Cornerback Tariq Woolen has won the Defensive Rookie of the Month award, while running back Ken Walker was named Offensive Rookie of the Month. That’s the first time in NFL history a pair of teammates have won those awards.
#Seahawks CB @_Tariqwoolen is the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month for October, and @Kenneth_Walker9 is the Offensive Rookie of the Month. First time teammates have won rookie of the month in the same month: https://t.co/6931q12KsJ
— John Boyle (@johnpboyle) November 3, 2022
In five games, Woolen posted three interceptions and recovered two fumbles. For the season he’s only allowed a 47.1 passer rating and a 52.9% completion rate.
As for Walker, he earned his first start in Week 5 against the Lions. In the four games since he’s averaged 100.75 rushing yards per game and scored five touchdowns.