Marcus Peters Earns Defensive Player Honor from NFL Network Analyst

Peters has impressed through his first four NFL games

The folks over at NFL.com have put together their awards for the first quarter of the season and there was one prominent name on the list that would be of interest to Chiefs Kingdom.

According to NFL Network analyst and former defensive back Bucky Brooks, Kansas City Chiefs first-round pick Marcus Peters is the winner of the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year award for the first four games of the season.

Here's the reasoning behind Brooks' decision:

Defensive Rookie the Year: Marcus Peters, CB, Kansas City Chiefs

"The Chiefs' sensational cover corner has played at an all-star level as the CB1 in coordinator Bob Sutton's defense. He has challenged elite receivers at the line while also showing superb ball skills and awareness in "off" coverage. Peters' willingness to jump short and intermediate routes has produced a pair of interceptions, including a 55-yard pick-six against the Denver Broncos that showcased his superb awareness and route recognition. The fearlessness and production Peters has shown as the top dog in the Chiefs' secondary make him a good choice here."

For a complete list of all of the awards, follow this link.

The best shots of Chiefs rookie cornerback Marcus Peters so far

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