13 NFL Rookies Who Are Breaking Through the Rookie Wall

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13 NFL Rookies Who Are Breaking Through the Rookie Wall
Jim O'Connor-US PRESSWIRE
Washington Redskins rookies Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris are off to a terrific starts through the first 10 games of their NFL careers.

With all NFL rookies now starting on contracts of only four years, it has become increasingly difficult for rookies to transform into immediate stars in the league.

The jump from college football, even in power conferences like the SEC, to the NFL is a massive one. Every player has to go through a transition period to make it to the next level, and for most players, that transition period takes significantly more than a year.

However, the 13 following rookies have transitioned quickly in their first NFL seasons, and they've already become crucial contributors for their teams.

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