To nobody’s surprise, many of this year’s top NFL prospects looked stellar in shorts and helmets at their rookie camps.
When fans see their favorite team's youngsters sporting team colors for the first time, they immediately get giddy. Optimism peaks and expectations rise for some of the game’s brightest stars, and for good reason. A new season is on the horizon, teams have made key additions and it’s all about the new guys in town.
Especially the rookies.
It’s never too early to start speculating about Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year awards, so here are some of the early names picking up steam for these prestigious honors.