With the first week of the playoffs in the books, it's time for some analysis. And in this case, analysis of the top rookies from Wild-Card Weekend.
It's no secret that several of the playoff teams have seen rookies make crucial contributions toward their success. Seattle has Russell Wilson, Indianapolis has Andrew Luck, Washington has Robert Griffin III and so on.
We know what these rookies did to get their teams to the playoffs, but just how did they perform when it became all-or-nothing?
The rookies on this list simply had the best performances of their fellow first-years. It didn't matter whether their team won or lost. It was all about how they played.
Just which rookies produced the best performances in the first week of the playoffs?