Expectations for rookies usually aren’t very high–unless that player is a top-five pick in their draft class. But, there are those rooks that have incredible impacts right from the jump. These five defensive linemen are the best of the batch.
Ndamukong Suh – Detroit Lions
Stats: 65 total tackles, 10 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery, 1 interception, 1 defensive touchdown
The number-two overall pick in the 2010 draft, Suh quickly proved to be a terror for opposing offenses. Dominating from week 1, Suh earned first-team All-Pro honors and a spot on the NFC Pro Bowl team.