Most experienced fantasy football general managers are hesitant to insert a rookie in their starting lineup.
The risk is simply too high. Even the most talented or highly-drafted rookies are ultimately unknown quantities. No one can know for sure whether or not a player's college production will translate to the NFL.
Yet, a rookie in the right situation could be an invaluable asset to any fantasy team. He could even mean the difference between winning the championship and missing the playoffs.
Following is a list of the top five rookies who are sure to make an impact on someone's fantasy roster this season.