Projecting top 100 NFL rookies of 2016: Players 61-80

Here's a ranking of the top 100 rookies based on who will make the biggest impact in Year One, continuing with players Nos. 61-80.

61. OL Germain Ifedi, Seattle Seahawks:Much like the Seahawks' late first-round pick of James Carpenter in 2011, Ifedi is a college tackle who will see more action early in his career by moving to guard.

62. DT Javon Hargrave, Pittsburgh Steelers:Hargrave should find himself in a rotational role as a rookie, and is athletic enough to play on third down.

63. WR Pharoh Cooper, Los Angeles Rams:As with the aforementioned Higbee, Cooper will have every chance to develop preseason chemistry with Jared Goff, and his run-after-catch ability will help him earn and keep a role.

64. CB Xavien Howard, Miami Dolphins:Cornerback was a primary draft need for the Dolphins, but three were already off the board when they picked at No. 13 overall in the first round. They turned to Howard with their next choice at No. 38, and will waste no time getting him on the field.

65. DL Chris Jones, Kansas City Chiefs:Jones will have to fit in on a solid defensive line with no obvious holes, but he'll rotate in at a minimum and be trouble for offensive guards as an interior pass rusher.

66. LB Blake Martinez, Green Bay Packers:If the Packers do indeed move LB Clay Matthews back to the outside, Martinez figures to have an opportunity to play inside.

67. LB Deion Jones, Atlanta Falcons:Jones' play and production at LSU didn't always match his athleticism, but the Falcons had a linebacker need and wouldn't have taken him No. 52 overall if they weren't willing to let him learn on the fly.

68. DB Justin Simmons, Denver Broncos:The versatile Simmons can help on defense and special teams.

69. DE Charles Tapper, Dallas Cowboys:Given Dallas' pending four-game suspensions at the position, Tapper inherits a great shot to start early, and don't be surprised if he entrenches himself.

70. WR Leonte Carroo, Miami Dolphins:The Dolphins don't have much need at receiver, especially if DeVante Parker steps up his production, but with Rishard Matthews leaving via free agency, Carroo can still find his way into the mix.

71. TE Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons:Look for Hooper to take over for Jacob Tamme as Matt Ryan's primary tight end, and bring more of a vertical threat to the position.

72. CB James Bradberry, Carolina Panthers:Josh Norman's abrupt exit created a need at the position, and though Bradberry might not be a ready-made answer in September, he'll likely be pressed into action soon enough.

73. OT Le'Raven Clark, Indianapolis Colts:The Colts focused heavily on the offensive line in the draft, and while Clark's technique needs work, don't be surprised if he is the starting right tackle by year's end, if not much sooner.

74. CB Cyrus Jones, New England Patriots:Coming from a Nick Saban defense, Jones will be familiar with defensive concepts in New England, and his return skills could help him make a significant impact.

75. S T.J. Green, Indianapolis Colts:Even if Green doesn't win a starting job right away, he can figure into sub packages while he vies for a bigger role.

76. WR Braxton Miller, Houston Texans:Although he'll need time to develop at a position he's played for only a year, look for the Texans to find ways to get him touches to tap into his big-play ability.

77. S Miles Killebrew, Detroit Lions:Although some competition will await Killebrew in camp for the strong safety job, look for his aggressive style to carry him into the starting role.

78. RB Kenyan Drake, Miami Dolphins:The Dolphins' offense picked up a Swiss army knife of skills here, as Drake could make an impact as a rusher, receiver or return specialist. In one role or another, he'll play.

79. DE Shilique Calhoun, Oakland Raiders:With a third-round pick, Oakland added another pass rusher who should get a look in more than one role from DC Ken Norton Jr.

80. DE Carl Nassib, Cleveland Browns:Despite the selection of Emmanuel Ogbah at the same position earlier in the draft, expect Nassib to figure into a Browns defense that could use help at both end spots.

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