DeVonta Smith Wins!
After an intense, ultra-competitive week, our Most Fashionable NFL Participant match has come to a detailed, and we have a winner: Philadelphia Eagles broad receiver defeated Buffalo Payments wideout to take the crown. And whereas Diggs could be the NFL’s main vogue obsessive, you’d have been improper to depend out Smith: in his second 12 months within the league, the wiry wideout has turned himself into each an unmissable contributor on the sphere and a critically heavy-duty dresser off of it. Significantly—there may not be a participant within the league extra dedicated to tailoring, nor a participant with a body (skinny however robust!) higher suited to it. In different phrases: DeVonta Smith cares about getting dressed, and he appears to be getting higher at it with annually.
In fact, he is acquired greater birds to fry: subsequent Sunday, his Eagles will tackle the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs within the Tremendous Bowl. (If you are going to be in Arizona, be certain that to seize your ticket for our GQ Sports activities Fashion Corridor of Fame occasion, that includes conversations with Deion Sanders, Allen Iverson, and Derek Jeter.) And you already know what Deion Sanders at all times mentioned: should you look good, you play good. So hold an eye fixed out for the Most Fashionable NFL Participant of the 12 months, as voted by you, on the sphere in Arizona subsequent weekend.
We have made it! The finals are right here—and it is a completely stacked matchup. Within the semis, Stefon Diggs ran a go route previous Patrick Surtain II, whereas Devonta Smith edged out his Tremendous Bowl opponent Travis Kelce. (Kelce, in fact, can have an opportunity to avenge himself subsequent Sunday.)
It’s going to be a heck of a matchup. Diggs could be essentially the most fashion-conscious participant within the NFL—what number of different superstars are you aware who’re well-known for not utilizing a stylist? Smith, then again, makes a advantage of his small-for-football body with heavy tailoring. However solely one among them can win—and you will determine who it is going to be. Examine again right here tomorrow for the winner.
We’re onto the semifinals! Perennial heavy hitter Stefon Diggs ran a go route previous Isaiah Simmons, whereas Patrick Surtain II shut down CeeDee Lamb; they’re going to face off within the semis. Within the different bracket, Travis Kelce topped Saquon Barkley, and Devonta Smith knocked out Tyrod Taylor. And so, every week earlier than the large recreation, the Chiefs tight finish and Eagles wideout will stage a tunnel fit-heavy preview of their Tremendous Bowl matchup.
It is a completely stacked semifinal spherical, with a killer remaining set to observe. Voting opens at midday on GQ Sports activities’ Instagram—go forged your vote and verify again to see who wins.
And identical to that, the primary spherical is within the books. Not in contrast to the playoffs themselves, the favorites proved robust to beat. Stefon Diggs, Travis Kelce, Saquon Barkley, and Devonta Smith all finds themselves within the quarterfinals, together with younger abilities like CeeDee Lamb, Isaiah Simmons, and Patrick Surtain II. (Maintain your eyes on veteran QB Tyrod Taylor, who’s been getting big suits off for years now.)