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Todd Gurley, Amari Cooper lead rookie Pro Bowl candidates

It can be hard for rookies to make the Pro Bowl, given that they generally don't have the visibility or established reputations of some of the standout veterans who dominate headlines. But that doesn't change the fact that several rookies have Pro Bowl-caliber seasons each year.

With that in mind, I've listed my top 10 rookie Pro Bowl candidates, plus one bonus rookie (*) who deserves to be mentioned even though he's got no chance to make the team. The players are ranked in descending order, from most likely to actually make the Pro Bowl to least.

Gil Brandt Senior Analyst