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Scouts Inc. NFL rising stars

All eyes are drawn to Cam Newton's charisma and ability in Carolina. Bob Donnan/US Presswire

At the midway point of the NFL season, Scouts Inc.'s Matt Williamson is breaking down the best players from the season so far. Here are 10 young players who have had a strong first-half and qualify as rising stars in the NFL:

Scouts Inc.'s Midseason Top 50:

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Cam Newton, QB, Carolina Panthers: What else can be said about this guy? He is truly amazing. Newton is as physically gifted as any quarterback that has played this game, but it's his mental acumen and overall poise at the position at this infantile stage of his career that is truly remarkable. Sit back and enjoy this ride -- Newton is incredibly fun to watch.