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For the past seven weeks, the MLU Experts have offered their game day picks and predictions to varying degrees of accuracy.

We now focus on the players who we’ve been watching, writing about, keeping stats on and discussing in the office. This season has certainly provided an impressive group of players.

Here we take a chance at predicting the Most Valuable Players, Rookies of the Year, Defensive Players of the Year and Breakout Player of the Year.

Head over to the MLU’s Facebook page and Twitter feed to offer your opinion on who deserves the awards this year.

As a disclaimer, the words typed below are merely predictions and have no influence on the actual awards. There are many points left to be played in 2015.

Greg Fallon | Assistant Production Manager

Most Valuable Player
Eastern Conference: Jeff Graham (Boston)
Western Conference: Cody Bjorklund (Portland)

Rookie of the Year
Eastern Conference: Billy Sickles (Philadelphia)
Western Conference: Gabe Saunkeah (San Francisco)

Defensive Player of the Year
Eastern Conference: Delrico Johnson (D.C.)
Western Conference: Riley Meinershagen (Portland)

Breakout Player of the Year
Peter Woodside (Portland)

“Jeff Graham has been the best, most consistent player in the MLU for three years. If Boston makes the playoffs and Graham continues scoring at this rate he finally gets his MVP, hands down.”

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Luke Ryan | MLU Head Statistician

Most Valuable Player
Eastern Conference: Jake Rainwater (Philadelphia)
Western Conference: Dan Suppnick (Portland)

Rookie of the Year
Eastern Conference: Chris Kocher (New York)
Western Conference: Gabe Saunkeah (San Fran)

Defensive Player of the Year
Eastern Conference: Christian Foster (Boston)
Western Conference: David Abram (San Fran)

Breakout Player of the Year
Peter Woodside (Portland)

“There are three different kinds of defenders: Those that get highlight blocks, those that guard the opposing team’s best player and those that can shut down any player regardless if they’re handling or cutting. It’s rare when you have a player that can do all three but that’s exactly what Christian Foster has been doing through the first seven weeks of the season. It’s his award to lose.”

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Tim “Timbo” Brubaker | MLU Statistician

Most Valuable Player
Eastern Conference: Jeff Graham (Boston)
Western Conference: Cody Bjorklund (Portland)

Rookie of the Year
Eastern Conference: Billy Sickles (Philadelphia)
Western Conference: Evan Klein (Seattle)

Defensive Player of the Year
Eastern Conference: Christian Foster (Boston)
Western Conference: Riley Meinershagen (Portland)

Breakout Player of the Year
Charles Eyrich (Vancouver)

“Charles ‘Bobo’ Eyrich was given the opportunity in the playoffs last year to play some offense and has run with that chance all through the 2015 season. In half the games played he’s tripled his point production from last year. While he has a few more turns than last year, that tends to happen when your catches have gone up 350 percent. Also not lost in the equation is his team. While few would count them out at this point, the Nighthawks don’t seem to be the team they were last year. This makes Bobo’s rise even more impressive especially considering two beautiful Bobo hucks that were dropped instead of being caught for goals. In a league where hybrid players are taking the main stage (think Jeff Graham, Mark Burton, Cody Bjorklund and Billy Sickles), Bobo is making a strong case to be the Nighthawks’ everyman on offense.”

Stats questions? Email Tim at Timb@mlultimate.com or tweet him @TimboMLU.

Tom Levy | Digital Media Manager

Most Valuable Player
Eastern Conference: Jeff Graham (Boston)
Western Conference: Cody Bjorklund (Portland)

Rookie of the Year
Eastern Conference: Billy Sickles (Philadelphia)
Western Conference: Gabe Saunkeah (San Francisco)

Defensive Player of the Year
Eastern Conference: Delrico Johnson (D.C.)
Western Conference: Morgan Hibbert (Vancouver)

Breakout Player of the Year
Dan Suppnick (Portland)

“Graham is proving he is still Beast of the East, and it’s not close, while Bjorklund is doing more with one good hand than most could do with three. Sickles has helped Philly’s veterans climb the standings and Saunkeah has his O-line looking smooth. Johnson is continuously where he needs to be to capitalize on every mistake and Hibbert is still the dominant defensive force in the West. Suppnick makes Portland’s defensive line as strong a scoring threat as their O-Line.”

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dusty rhodes | writer

Most Valuable Player
Eastern Conference: Jeff Graham (Boston)
Western Conference: Cody Bjorklund (Portland)

Rookie of the Year
Eastern Conference: Billy Sickles (Philadelphia)
Western Conference: Gabe Saunkeah (San Francisco)

Defensive Player of the Year
Eastern Conference: Delrico Johnson (D.C.)
Western Conference: Peter Woodside (Portland)

Breakout Player of the Year
Dan Suppnick (Portland)

“What about coaching staff of the year? I’m posting the Seattle coaching staff as the early-season leader based on improvement over the course of the season, making the most out of a lot of roster turnover, zigging w/r/t to playing time when everyone else is zagging and generally helping their team compete in every game.”

William Curb | Director of West Coast Digital Media

Most Valuable Player
Eastern Conference: Jeff Graham (Boston)
Western Conference: Cody Bjorklund (Portland)

Rookie of the Year
Eastern Conference: Billy Sickles (Philadelphia)
Western Conference: Gabe Saunkeah (San Francisco)

Defensive Player of the Year
Eastern Conference: Christian Foster (Boston)
Western Conference: Riley Meinershagen (Portland)

Breakout Player of the Year
Peter Woodside (Portland)

“At the end of the 2014 season I knew that Peter Woodside would be a player to watch, but I had no idea that he’d explode like this. Nineteen of his 23 goals have been break scores, decimating the league’s former 10 break goals in a season record. You’d never imagine this slow-loping defender picking up 11 blocks, but he is consistently getting it done on defense.”

Paul Des Marais | MLU Director of Content

Most Valuable Player
Eastern Conference: Jeff Graham (Boston)
Western Conference: Timmy Perston (Portland)

Rookie of the Year
Eastern Conference: Tyler Chan (Boston)
Western Conference: Gabe Saunkeah (San Francisco)

Defensive Player of the Year
Eastern Conference: Delrico Johnson (D.C.)
Western Conference: Morgan Hibbert (Vancouver)

Breakout Player of the Year
Peter Woodside (Portland)

“Still a young league with new rules resulting in a different style of play, the MLU has the potential each year to produce a Rookie of the Year who is also a veteran of the sport. Last year, Brendan Wong won the award, even though he’s been playing since 1998, a decade longer than most MLU rookies. Once again, a Canadian veteran, Gabe Saunkeah, is in the running. Saunkeah has experience with Team Canada and Furious George, and now finds himself leading the San Francisco Dogfish to a possible spot in the playoffs.”