The Jacksonville Jaguars picked several immediate starters and impact players in the 2017 NFL Draft — from highly touted LSU running back Leonard Fournette to first-round talent Cam Robinson who inexplicably fell to the second round.
ESPN’s Michael DiRocco offered up who he thinks will have the best rookie campaign and pointed to Fournette.
The Jaguars want to base their offense on ball control and play-action, and for that to be effective, they need a workhorse back. Fournette is the perfect fit. At 6-foot and 228 pounds, he's a powerful runner who thrives on contact. He'll get every opportunity to surpass 1,000 yards as a rookie. -- Mike DiRocco
It’s not exactly a bold prediction — a team being built around the run will feature their first-round running back and that said first-round running back will have a successful rookie season as opportunities abound. But DiRocco is utlimately right and there’s very little argument for anyone else at this point.
So my question to you is...
Besides Leonard Fournette, which rookie do you think will have the best season? Dawuane Smoot as the heir apparent for Dante Fowler? Dede Westbrook as the new slot receiver? Cam Robinson as the cornerstone left tackle? Or someone else entirely?
Vote in the poll below and let us know your thoughts in the comments!
Other than Leonard Fournette, which rookie has the best 2017 season?
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