NFL Predictions 2011: 6 Second-Year Pros Poised for Breakout Season

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NFL Predictions 2011: 6 Second-Year Pros Poised for Breakout Season
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In the NFL offseason each year, we all take a shot at predicting how the newest draft class will fare in their first season as professionals. 

Some will mesmerize us with their seamless transition to the next level, while others will crumble under the pressure of being a top draft selection. 

For the most part, we won't see a great deal of contribution from the majority of the 2011 rookies right away. So why not glance at the 2010 class, guys with one year of pro football behind them?

They've experienced the game for a season, and go into their second year with more confidence, a better plan and a hunger to reach superstar status. 

It's not a make or break season for any of the "sophomores," but it is one in which we've seen many players break out in the past.

Here's a look at six NFL-ers who'll make themselves household names with a huge 2011-2012 season.  

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