For the vast majority of NFL players, their rookie seasons could be chalked up as a major learning experience, with the end result being a humbling experience. As players evolve from high school to college and then eventually to the pros, they learn that the professional game is much faster and the majority of athletes they face are as good or better than they are.
We included some of the best rookies from the 2011 class in this presentation. Will any of the new crop of 2012 NFL rookies wind up with a season that will be worthy of being included in future versions ?
For some NFL rookies, they are able to break through the infamous rookie wall, and put together a complete season that separates them from the vast masses. Those are the players that we want to talk about today, the players that have gone on to have the 26 most impressive rookie seasons in NFL history.