Aug 22, 2015; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) during the first half against the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports
The NFL is always looking for young players to take the next step into stardom. It usually takes a little while for young players entering the NFL to get their feet wet, but there are a rare few who hit the ground running.
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Last year, we saw sophomore Le’Veon Bell emerge as the focal point of an extremely dangerous Pittsburgh Steelers offense. Odell Beckham Jr. took the league by storm as a rookie – 91 receptions, 1305 yards and 12 touchdowns all while missing 4 games through injury. The Baltimore Ravens had two late bloomers in Pernell McPhee and Jimmy Smith, who finally put everything together and became important players.
The following presentation goes through players who I believe are both skilled enough and are presented with the right opportunity to breakout and become stars in the NFL.
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