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NFL rookies with the most to gain in training camp
Last year's rookie class was filled with guys who made an instant impact -- most of whom utilized training camp to develop as players and earn starting roles. As training camps kick into gear this year, all eyes will be on the top two overall picks in this draft class, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (first overall) and Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (second). But there are several other first-year pros who will be intriguing to follow over the next month. Here are my top 10 rookies with the most to gain during training camp, arranged according to draft order:
Cynthia Frelund's Week 12 fantasy projections
My projections are based on historical trends, personnel, matchups and probable game scripts. Yes, it could be considered overkill to use 10 full years of past, actual, and comparable data to forecast each week, but why wouldn't you want to at least try to be as accurate as possible? I know I can't find a reason not to.