Going into the 2011 season, the stakes are high for some of the top rookies from last season.
Whether it be the risky first round or the less popular second and third rounds, when the spotlight was on these rookies, they stepped up in a way that made heads turn.
Now's the time for these talented players to prove that they are not one-hit wonders. That they can consistently play at the top level day in and day out.
Rookie of the year winners Sam Bradford and Ndamukong Suh will be pressured to take their game to the next level and help their ailing teams reach the playoffs for the first time in a long time.
The pressure will also be on quarterback Colt McCoy, who finally has the support of the Cleveland Browns behind him. Now it will be up to the "Cowboy" to finally lead the Browns in the right direction.
These are just three examples of second-year players who will look to have successful encores, and here are seven other second-year players to watch.