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Rodgers-Cromartie, Carlson head 2008 draft class

4/28/2009

Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando

While considering the prospects for 2009 draft choices in the NFC West, I took a quick look back at the 2008 class. Most fell into neatly defined categories.

Immediate starters with obvious Pro Bowl potential

Immediate starters expected to remain in lineup for years to come

Likely starters with much to prove

Players who flashed potential as rookies, but whose roles are evolving

Potential starters who haven't shown much yet

Backups with potential

Backups facing uphill fights

Playing elsewhere