It was a banner year for this season’s crop of rookies, as several first-year phenoms stepped right in and became immediate contributors for fantasy squads from day one. If you took a chance on a gifted rookie this year, chances are you had a successful fantasy campaign.
Guys like Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson, Trent Richardson, Alfred Morris and Doug Martin all had signature rookie campaigns and will be cornerstones for future fantasy squads for years to come. However, this slideshow is not about them.
The following 10 soon-to-be second-year players listed here were overshadowed by the exploits of the aforementioned rookies, but are set to join them as being trusted fantasy options in 2013. While they did not enjoy the fanfare that some of their brethren did, these sophomores are set to jump up on the scene and make an impact next season.