Top 25 Rookie Rankings for Dynasty Drafts (Page 2)

 
 
 
 
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Top 25 Rookie Rankings for Dynasty Drafts

We rank this year's crop of rookies by their long-term value. Profiled players include Trent Richardson, Robert Griffin III, Doug Martin, Andrew Luck, and David Wilson.

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Not only was the former Texas A&M passer arguably over-drafted, he landed on a team devoid of receiving talent. Dolphins are committed to Tannehill so long road ahead and eventually (one would think) they find him a legit WR1 type.

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The 6-foot-3, 220-pounder with speed has the physical tools, no doubt. Only concern is how quickly he learns to use them while making the steep transition from Appalachian State to the NFL.

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Attribute the former South Carolina's ranking above other receivers drafted ahead of him to his situation. Jeffery could start opposite Brandon Marshall this season, meaning the 6-foot-4 target should receive single coverage in the red zone.

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From big man on campus at Wisconsin to third round pick in the NFL Draft by Seattle to being named the Seahawks Week 1 starter, its already been an eventful ride for one Russell Wilson. Passed over by many teams due to his 5-foot-11 size, Wilson is the left coast version of Tim Tebow but with much better passing mechanics: He wins, plain and simple. Whether that translates into fantasy stardom is another story, though his scrambling ability will help maintain a steady level most weeks. The Seahawks current lack of high-end receiver weapons hurts his cause, but Wilson will be a popular option this season - and likely beyond.

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Hakeem Nicks has been banged up in recent years and the Giants have shown the ability to keep three wide receivers in the mix for fantasy value.

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Landed in tremendous spot with the Broncos as a pass-catching back playing with Peyton Manning and behind the aging Willis McGahee.

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Should start immediately, but advanced age limits long-term potential. That, and the Browns' lack of receiving options.

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Finally, Steven Jackson has some help. For now, that's enough to have interest in the electrifying Pead, who has three-down potential whenever S-Jax moves on.

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Would be easier to forecast a true role for the blindingly quick back if he was not drafted into the Niners' deep backfield filled. Scary PPR potential if team eventually becomes more pass friendly.