Future Watch: Top NFL Rookie Performances – Week Fifteen, 2015 – Here is a look at some of the top NFL rookie performances, by position, from Week Fifteen of the 2015 NFL season. Highlights include two strong defenses performances, a rookie QB with a bigger play book and some future stars in the making at wide receiver.
Jameis Winston (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) – 1st Round, 1st Overall Pick – Florida State: Threw for 363 yards on 29 of 50 passing with two touchdowns. Also had one pick and a fumble in a 23-31 loss to the St. Louis Rams.
David Johnson (Arizona Cardinals) – 3rd Round, 86th Overall – Northern Iowa: Had 29 carries for 187 yards (6.4 avg.) with three touchdowns. Also had four catches for 42 yards in the Cardinals’ 40-17 victory against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Amari Cooper (Oakland Raiders) – 1st Round, 4th Overall Pick – Alabama: Recorded six catches for 120 yards and two touchdowns in a 20-30 loss to the Green Bay Packers.
Dorial Green-Beckham (Tennessee Titans) – 2nd Round, 20th Overall Pick – Oklahoma: Grabbed six catches for 113 yards (18.8 avg.) in a 16-30 loss to the New England Patriots.
Stefon Diggs (Minnesota Vikings) – 5th Round, 146th Overall Pick – Maryland: Recorded 3 receptions for 55 yards and two touchdowns in the Vikings 38-17 win over the Chicago Bears.
Marcus Peters, Cornerback (Kansas City Chiefs) – 1st Round, 18th Overall Pick – Washington: Had three tackles, four passes defensed, two interceptions and a 90-yard interception-return touchdown in the Chiefs’ 34-14 win over the Baltimore Ravens.
Damarious Randall, Cornerback (Green Bay Packers) – 1st Round, 30th Overall Pick – Arizona State: Recorded seven tackles, a pass defensed and a 43-yard interception-return touchdown in the Packers’ 30-20 win against the Oakland Raiders.
Future Watch: Top NFL Rookie Performances – Week Fifteen, 2015 – Rookie Cards
The 2015 NFL Draft class is shaping up to be one of the brightest in recent history. Currently, two trading card manufacturers, Topps and Panini America, hold the licensing rights to produce NFL trading cards. Most of the above players (if they don’t already) will have multiple rookie cards in a wide range of products to meet any budget.
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Future Watch: Top NFL Rookie Performances – Week Fifteen, 2015 – Image Gallery
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