2012 NFL Draft: Predicting Which Rookies Will Have the Biggest Impact

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2012 NFL Draft: Predicting Which Rookies Will Have the Biggest Impact
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You don't have to look too far to see which rookies are going to have the biggest impacts on their teams next season.

The top three picks—Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Trent Richardson—are all expected to start from day one. All three automatically became the faces of their franchises when they were drafted. And all three will have the ball in their hands the majority of the time, playing positions that are easily measured by statistics.

Because it's harder to measure a lineman's impact, quarterbacks and running backs get most of the glory or the blame. This can also be said about wide receivers and tight ends, but these positions hardly command the ball as much.

Since the impact of offensive linemen are more difficult to determine, none appear on this list.

Here are 10 rookies who will have the biggest impact next season. 

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