Najee Harris could make some rookie running back history when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football.
If Harris records at least 115 scrimmage yards and scores a touchdown, he will be just the fifth rookie running back every to do so in four consecutive games.
The other four to accomplish the feat are Franco Harris, Alvin Kamara, Eric Dickerson and Curtis Martin. Each went on the win NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.
This week on @ESPNNFL #MNF Najee Harris (@ohthatsNajee22) of the @Steelers can join elite company among 4 of the best rookie RBs in #NFL history, all of whom earned @AP Offensive Rookie of the Year. pic.twitter.com/TC6WmvLbKd— NFL345 (@NFL345) November 6, 2021
Harris has steadily improved eight games into his rookie campaign, and is averaging 103.7 scrimmage yards per game over his last six contests. He has also scored five touchdowns on the season.