This quartet of out-of-the-spotlight rookies could make a big impact in September.
H.B. Blades (right), LB, Redskins (sixth round, Pitt)
Son of former NFLer Bennie Blades should earn a nickel linebacker job early and challenge for more playing time by midseason.
Brandon Jackson, RB, Packers (second round, Nebraska)
At 5'10", 210 pounds, has same body type as Ahman Green and averaged 4.9 yards per rush as a Husker. Got the majority of reps at rookie practice last Friday and Saturday and has shot at starting.
Quentin Moses, DE, Raiders (third round, Georgia)
Lithe edge rusher will see single blocking on the right, with respected rusher Derrick Burgess on the other side. Could easily win starting job.
Greg Peterson, DT, Tampa Bay (fifth round, N.C. Central)
Quickness in rookie camp suggests he could be pass rusher in Warren Sapp mold.