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Top 25 Impact Rookies for the 2011-2012 NFL Season

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Top 25 Impact Rookies for the 2011-2012 NFL Season
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The 2011 NFL draft was full of excitement and surprises as we saw teams trading up and down throughout the draft.

With big moves from the Saints, Browns, Chiefs, Redskins, Lions, Falcons and Patriots, teams were busy trying to make themselves contenders for next season. As we get closer and closer to the start of the preseason, the need for rookies to report to team activities grows.

With new coaches and personnel all over the place, it is getting progressively harder for these new coaches to implement their systems. The lockout is making it increasingly difficult for teams and players to prepare for the upcoming season.

With the draft over and the uncertainty of the labor situation, this is the list of players that I feel will provide the greatest impact for the 2011 NFL season.

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