Big name leads developmental prospects

Updated: April 18, 2012, 4:41 PM ET
By Todd McShay

Plenty of NFL prospects come out of the draft ready to contribute right away, but plenty more need time to develop into contributors at the next level.

Potential can be found up and down the board, but these five players are the most intriguing developmental prospects in the 2012 class. Some might not see the field much early in their careers, but if they land in the right situations all will offer a good return on investment.