All-Rookie Team Projections

The 2017 All-Rookie Team contained names such as Deshaun Watson, Alvin Kamara, Kareem Hunt, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Myles Garrett and Marshon Lattimore, here’s what the class of 2018 might look like.

All-Rookie Team 2018 Projections

Quarterback Josh Rosen – Cardinals
The best pure passer in the draft, smooth footwork and mechanics.
3,500 yards, 23 TDs, 11 INTs

Running Back Saquon Barkley – Giants
Fast and elusive with excellent vision, a special talent.
1,200 rushing yards, 300 receiving yards, 10 TDs / Offensive Rookie of the Year / Pro Bowl

Running Back Sony Michel – Patriots
Robust north-south runner with burst and vision.
650 rushing yards, 400 receiving yards, 8 TDs

Wide Receiver D.J. Moore – Panthers
Polished play-making wide receiver.
65 catches, 850 yards, 5 TDs

Wide Receiver Calvin Ridley – Falcons
Speed, route running and separation.
50 catches, 700 yards, 3 TDs

Tight End Mike Gesicki – Dolphins
6’6 with a 4.54 forty-yard dash, red zone target.
50 catches, 500 yards, 6 TDs

Tackle Mike McGlinchey – 49ers
Technical blocker with high football IQ.
Will start at right tackle

Tackle Kolton Miller – Raiders
6’9 with excellent athletic ability and hustle.
Will start at right tackle

Guard Quenton Nelson – Colts
Elite guard prospect and potential perennial All-Pro.
Will make the Pro Bowl

Guard Connor Williams – Cowboys
Day 1 starter on a line containing three All-Pro players.
Offensive line will return to being a top-5 unit

Center Frank Ragnow – Lions
The best pure center in the draft, physical and smart.
Will have their first 100-yard rusher in four years

Defensive Line Bradley Chubb – Broncos
Powerful technician with outstanding size and athleticism.
35 tackles, 8 sacks, 2 forced fumbles

Defensive Line Harold Landry – Titans
Fast, twitchy and fluid athlete with Pro Bowl talent.
30 tackles, 6.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble

Defensive Line Vita Vea – Buccaneers
Dominant run defender, moves exceptionally well for his size.
60 tackles, 2 sacks

Defensive Line Da’Ron Payne – Redskins
Elite strength and body control, can eliminate the run.
50 tackles, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble

Linebacker Roquan Smith – Bears
Sideline-to-sideline, instinctive and polished linebacker.
110 tackles, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble, 3 INT / Defensive Rookie of the Year / Pro Bowl

Linebacker Tremaine Edmunds – Bills
Size-speed prospect with tremendous athleticism and potential.
50 tackles, 4 sacks, 2 forced fumbles

Linebacker Rashaan Evans – Titans
Plus athlete that can play sideline-to-sideline and create pressure.
65 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 INT

Cornerback Denzel Ward – Browns
The draft’s premier corner, an exceptional athlete.
40 tackles, 3 INTs

Cornerback Jaire Alexander – Packers
Elite ball skills, athleticism and a great scheme fit.
50 tackles, 2 INTs

Safety Derwin James – Chargers
The most talented all-around athlete in the draft.
80 tackles, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble, 3 INTs / Pro Bowl

Safety Minkah Fitzpatrick – Dolphins
Extremely versatile, intelligent and competitive.
75 tackles, 2 forced fumbles, 2 INTs


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