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Washington Redskins: 5 Rookies Outperforming Expectations
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By now, the fact that the Redskins finished the 2011 draft having the most picks of all 32 teams has settled with most fans and experts. Two games into the 2011 season, we are starting to see the fruits of that shockingly productive draft.

Washington's rookies are being asked to step up early in the season, and have responded with some impressive performances.

While many teams expect their highly drafted rookies to have an impact from day one, the Redskins have gotten that and more from even their late-round picks. Here are the rookies who have overperformed expectations so far this season.

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