Week 11 NFL Rookie Rankings

Week 11 NFL Rookie Rankings

by November 17, 2021 2 comments

The list this week is a quality one. There were many more deserving candidates from the rookie class who did not make it and had big games. Sorting the order for the 10 players below was a good challenge. All of these players had impactful performances for their team. Let’s take a look at the 10 best rookies in the Week 11 NFL Rookie Rankings.

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No 10. Monty Rice, LB, Tennessee Titans

The Titans had some injuries at linebacker and needed Rice to fill in and contribute. He did a great job of making plays in the run and pass game. Rice is a physical player, and it showed wrapping up Sunday’s game with 10 total tackles. He saw things well and showed good explosiveness. Rice was a solid prospect who should get more of an opportunity following this latest outing.

No 9. Jevon Holland, S, Miami Dolphins

Holland had a big performance with a few impact plays for the Dolphins in their impressive upset win. He recorded two pass deflections, five total tackles, one sack, and one tackle for loss. Holland proved his athletic ability and physical presence making plays all over the field. He is a talented prospect who should hopefully continue to build on this game for the Dolphins.

No 8. Mac Jones, QB, New England Patriots

Jones had another impressive performance for the Patriots Sunday. He went 19-23 through the air throwing for 198 yards and three touchdowns and no interceptions. Jones finished with a rating of 142.1. Once again, he did a good job of spreading the ball around. This was a game the Patriots needed to win and Jones did his job. It has been a great rookie year to this point for the Alabama product.

No 7. Kwity Paye, EDGE, Indianapolis Colts

Paye had his second big game in a row. Once again though, his dominance did not show up on the stat sheet. He did record the first sack of his career in the Colts win on Sunday. Paye also recorded three quarterback hits. His pressure total over the last two weeks is also now at 16 total. Paye is a unique talent who is coming along very well.

No 6. Creed Humphrey, C, Kansas City Chiefs

Humphrey has been a huge addition to the Chiefs at a position they needed to upgrade. In Sunday’s game, he made a few impressive blocks on the second level in the run and screen game. Humphrey has also been stellar in pass protection. He helped the Chiefs have success in the run and pass game. The Chiefs will certainly need more big games like this from him.

No 5. Camryn Bynum, S, Minnesota Vikings

Over the last two weeks, Bynum has finally gotten full work and has delivered in a big way for the Vikings. This past Sunday, he filled out the stat sheet finishing the game with one pass deflection, six total tackles, one sack, and one tackle for loss. He helped slow down an offense that has had some big games. Expect more big things to come from Bynum for the Vikings.

No 4. Eric Stokes, CB, Green Bay Packers

Stokes contributed to the shutout the Packers defense pitched this week. He recorded one pass breakup and was great in coverage all game slowing down a prolific passing attack. Stokes shut down explosive playmakers. He showed his long speed making plays down the field along with using his length. Stokes is extremely gifted physically. His rookie year has certainly been encouraging for the Packers.

No 3. Micah Parsons, LB, Dallas Cowboys

Parsons was himself again this past game helping the Cowboys get back in the win column. He had one forced fumble, six total tackles, one sack, and one tackle for loss. Parsons was utilized at a number of different positions making plays against the run and pass. He uses his strength and speed very well. He helped slow down an offense that was playing well. Parsons has been special his rookie year.

No 2. DeVonta Smith, WR, Philadelphia Eagles

Smith had another impactful outing for the Eagles helping them win a game on the road. He had four catches for 66 receiving yards and two touchdowns. His first touchdown catch was a tremendous play. He made a contested catch down the field just staying in-bounds. As usual, Smith did a good job of creating separation when needed. His rookie season has been nothing short of great.

No 1. Rhamondre Stevenson, RB, New England Patriots

Without Damien Harris, Stevenson was needed in a pivotal game and stepped up. He finished the game with 100 yards rushing on 20 carries. Averaging five yards per carry along with two rushing touchdowns to boot. He also contributed in the passing game, catching four of his five targets for 14 yards. In total, Stevenson recorded a total of 114 scrimmage yards. A phenomenal outing for the former Sooner.

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