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October 09, 2006
Which rookie will have the biggest impact this year?
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October 09, 2006

Si Players Nfl Poll

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Poll conducted in preseason.... Leinart tied Hawk for fourth for "this year"; Williams, the No. 1 pick, was sixth (2%).... In the "best career" voting only four others-- Broncos QB Jay Cutler (7%), Hawk (5%), Jets LT D'Brickashaw Ferguson (5%) and Davis (4%)--got more than 1%.... While Bush leads all rookies with 23 catches through Sunday, Patriots RB Laurence Maroney has the most rushing yards (294).... Texans rookie LB DeMeco Ryans led the NFL with 38 tackles but got no "this year" votes.

[Based on a survey of 361 NFL players] ? For an expanded version of the poll, go to

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