2010 NFL Awards: Countdown of Top 10 Candidates for Defensive Rookie of the Year

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2010 NFL Awards: Countdown of Top 10 Candidates for Defensive Rookie of the Year
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Sometimes it takes rookies a few seasons to get used to the speed and style of the NFL game. Some of them never make the necessary adjustments and retire early. But some of them are also immediately successful.

The rookies on this list wasted no time making their impact felt. But which one will take home the award for Defensive Rookie of the Year?

Here are the top 10 candidates.

For other NFL Awards columns, please follow the links below.

MVP

Defensive Player of the Year

Offensive Rookie of the Year

Comeback Player of the Year 

Coach of the Year

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