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5 Second-Year NFL Players Set to Break Through in 2014

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5 Second-Year NFL Players Set to Break Through in 2014
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Every season, second-year players either do one of two things: they start or continue to solidify themselves as household names or they struggle, hitting what most people call the “sophomore slump.”

Last year, Buffalo’s Kiko Alonso, Chicago’s Kyle Long, Green Bay’s Eddie Lacy and San Diego’s Keenan Allen established themselves as very solid NFL players, with each a possessing a ceiling that promises higher levels of individual achievement.

Now, lets take a look at some “sophomores” who could emerge as threats during the 2014 season.

Players are listed in order of the impact that I believe they will have this season.


All statistical analysis provided by Pro Football Focus.

Want to discuss the NFL? Follow me on Twitter @Dan_Matney.

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