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Trent Richardson and NFL Rookies with Outrageous Expectations
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The 2012 NFL draft was packed with talented players who should make an impact during their rookie seasons. That said, many of the top guys selected have had outrageous expectations heaped on them by fans and the press. 

Rookies rarely make a huge impact on the NFL. Yes, some guys step up and have great seasons, but it typically takes time for players to adjust to the speed of the pro game. 

The following three guys have had ridiculous expectations placed on their shoulders, and people need to be more realistic about what they will do as rookies. 

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