Ravens rookie linebacker C.J. Mosley has yet again won the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Month award for December. This makes two months that the Rookie of the Year candidate has nabbed the monthly award nod, October being the first recognition of the work Mosley has put in on a top ten defense.
The first-round pick (17th overall) posted 28 tackles and two sacks in December. Mosley helped Baltimore's defense allow a measly 60 points in it's final four games. In the season finale, Mosley had seven tackles against the Browns including a devastating hit on quarterback Conor Shaw that I'm sure Shaw is still in the ice tub over.
Mosley is a front-runner for the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year award that goes to the most impressive and impactful defensive rookie in the NFL. After being one of only three rookie Pro Bowlers, Mosley has clearly been an impressive force with the Baltimore Ravens this season. The last Raven to see that hardware was Terrell Suggs back in 2003 and we all know how great of a player he has turned into.
With other media outlets beating the NFL to releasing their regular season picks for MVP, Mosley's name has come up both in ProFootballTalk's review, Monday Morning Quarterback's review and even the NFL's own mid-season review. I'm sure the Ravens would love to see Mosley hoist a rookie trophy to match the Lombardi trophy that they are looking to capture this postseason.