Nickel Package: Moving into the spotlight
September, 4, 2013
By Todd McShay | ESPN Insider
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezRookie Sio Moore gives the Raiders a little muscle at linebacker.With the NFL season kicking off on Thursday when the Baltimore Ravens visit the Denver Broncos, it's time to take a look at how some players from the 2013 draft class could fare this year.
While the Eric Fishers, Luke Joeckels and Ziggy Ansahs occupied the first-round spotlight, a number of rookies not drafted in the first or second rounds are primed for big contributions. Here are five who could make a difference this season.
Sio Moore, OLB, Oakland Raiders -- third round, No. 66 overall