Which NFL Rookie Standout Will Have Sophomore Slumps in 2014?

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Which NFL Rookie Standout Will Have Sophomore Slumps in 2014?
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Every year in the NFL, there are a number of rookie players who have an immediate impact on the game and become overnight stars.

Of course, stardom can dim quickly in professional sports. While a new year is sure to bring another crop of first-year phenoms, it seems that each year at least a few of the previous year's rookie standouts are destined to experience a fall.

We're talking, of course, about the dreaded "sophomore slump". 

Which 2013 rookie studs are in store for a second-year setback in 2014? That is a question we will try to answer over the next few pages. 

To get to our answer, we will examine the rookies who shined the brightest last season, try to determine which of those players overachieved in Year 1 and also consider coaching changes, scheme changes and potential injury risk.

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