2017 NFL Rookie Tracker: Week 2 – Top Performers

2017 NFL Rookie Tracker: Week 2 – Top Performers – The second week of the NFL season wasn’t as dominated by rookies as week one. However, several freshman still manged to put up solid numbers. Here is a look at the players who made the 2017 NFL Rookie Tracker: Week 2 – Top Performers list. Find their NFL licensed rookie cards and autographs in 2017 Panini NFL football card products.

2017 NFL Rookie Tracker: Week 2 – Top Performers – Quarterbacks

Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans (1st Round, 12th Overall, Clemson) – In his first start for the Houston Texans, Watson was protected by an offensive game plan that called on him to simply “manage” the game. In that respect he did well completing 15-of-24 passes for 125 yards and a completion rate of 62.5%. He threw no touchdowns but he didn’t throw any interceptions either. Showing his mobility, Watson rushed for 67 yards on five carries (13.4 YA) with one touchdown. He led the Texans to their first victory of the season in a 13-9 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

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2017 NFL Rookie Tracker: Week 2 – Top Performers – Running Backs

Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks (7th Round, 249th Overall – Oklahoma State) – This late round draft pick finished fourth this week among all NFL rushers. He racked up 93 yards on 20 carries (4.6 YA). He also completed one pass for seven yards to give him an even 100 yards from scrimmage. Carson is a strong powerful runner as detailed in his draft profile below. Clock management of the ground game helped the Seattle Seahawks defeat the San Francisco 49ers, 12-9.

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Kareem Hunt, Kansas City Chiefs (3rd Round, 86th Overall – Toledo) – While he didn’t break any records this week, Kareem Hunt once again finished in the Top 10 of all rushers for Week 2. He finished with 81 yards on 13 carries (6.2 YA) with two touchdowns. He also caught three passes for 28 yards in the Kansas City Chiefs 27-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

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2017 NFL Rookie Tracker: Week 1 – Who made biggest hobby impact? – Receivers

Geral Everett, Los Angeles Rams (2nd Round, 44th Overall – South Alabama) – This play-making tight-end generated 95 yards of offense on just three receptions (31.7 YA). This included a brilliant 69-yard reception despite being denied the end zone. Unfortunately the Los Angeles Rams lost to the Washington Redskins 20-27. His path to the NFL included just one year of high school football and was a junior college transfer to South Alabama where he was named first-team All-Sun Belt. Keep an eye on this kid.

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2017 NFL Rookie Tracker: Week 1 – Who made biggest hobby impact? – Defensive Standout

Tyus Bowser, Baltimore Ravens (2nd Round, 47th Overall – Houston) – This linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens was all over the field this week. He recorded two tackles, one sack and an interception. The Ravens’ defense wreaked havoc on the Cleveland Browns in a 24-0 shutout.

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2017 NFL Rookie Tracker: Week 2 – Top Performers

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2017 NFL Rookie Tracker: Week 2 – Top Performers

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