The NFL announced that Chiefs CB Marcus Peters has been named the 2015 Defensive Rookie of the Year.
— NFL (@NFL) February 7, 2016
Peters, 23, was the No. 18 overall pick during last year’s draft. He signed a four-year, $9.584 million rookie contract and stands to make a base salary of $870,644 for the 2016 season.
In 2015, appeared in all 16 games for the Chiefs and recorded 60 tackles, eight interceptions with two being returned for touchdowns, a forced fumble and 26 pass defenses. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 57 cornerback out of 117 qualifying players.