It’s been a pretty good year for rookies in the NFL.
The question now is, just how good?
Given the impact of quarterback Cam Newton in Carolina, Von Miller in Denver and Aldon Smith in San Francisco, the answer would be very good indeed. The season would be much different without their contributions.
Cincinnati would be an entirely different team without wide receiver A.J. Green and quarterback Andy Dalton, who gave the Bengals an entirely new look and a chance to play for a playoff berth the final weekend of the season.
Here's our list of the top 25 rookies in the NFL this season.