Year three is usually when we can fairly call someone a success or a bust. It's when most players break out. Last year Matthew Stafford led a solid group of third year breakouts, but who will it be this year?
The lack of first round quarterbacks makes it hard to determine. Injuries have also held back many players from this class. Health is going to be a key.
But plenty of other factors are at play. Some guys are finally in a position to succeed, others just needed time to adjust to the NFL. Here are five guys who will break out in 2012.