While the rookie quarterbacks have gotten the bulk of the attention, this season has seen a number of outstanding performances from rookies who are not quarterbacks.
A lot is expected of a top-10 draft pick, no matter their position. See who will do what once the season kicks off.
Finding rookie talent is more essential in the NFL than it is in any of the other major pro sports.
Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus was named a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, given to the nation’s best defensive player.