The 2021 NFL Draft has handed and rookies are already reporting to camps. It’s time for a few of them to point out what they will do and show they had been definitely worth the draft picks.
Who had been a few of the finest under-the-radar alternatives? Which Day 2 and Day 3 picks could have the largest influence as rookies in 2021? And do any of them have what it takes to win some awards? Right here’s a take a look at 5 gamers who will reply most — if not all — of these questions this season.
5. Walker Little, OT, Jacksonville Jaguars
This can be a tough one as a result of Walker Little, though possessing the expertise of a first-rounder, does include some official medical pink flags. He has taken simply 72 snaps over the earlier two seasons. He suffered a knee harm that ended his season in 2019, after which opted out final 12 months as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. Meaning there’s going to be fairly a little bit of rust to knock off, and that’s assuming Little can keep wholesome. Nonetheless, if he can, the Jaguars landed a possible beginning sort out of the long run at choose No. 45 total. The 6-foot-7, 309-pound Little logged a 93.3 pass-blocking grade (PFF) over the course of his school profession and allowed only one stress. Restricted alternatives or not, that’s spectacular.