The Senior Bowl gives plenty of eligibility-exhausted prospects a shot at confirming or building their scouting profiles. It also gives coaches and scouts a chance to see who can contribute from day one.
The NFL-coach-run practices provide insight into how well a player responds to coaching, prodding and new schemes. The game allows the players an opportunity to implement what they have learned over the previous week.
Remember, we are talking about players who can make an immediate impact in this slideshow. Some of the these players might develop into something spectacular, but they are not our concern.
So click through to find the instant starters from this year's Senior Bowl.