With the Atlanta Falcons expecting to compete for a Super Bowl in 2013, they've needed their rookies to step up and play roles that rookies on a championship-caliber team shouldn't. And while the Falcons are 2-8, it's not because the rookies have been the issue.
In going over the Falcons rookies, grades are going to be given based on the projected expectation of each selection. For example, a first-round pick should be a long-term starter from day one, while an undrafted free agent is lucky just to even make the roster.
Follow along as we go over the Falcons 2013 rookie class and grade their efforts so far, as well as their potential for the future.