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NFL Rookie Busts Who Should Shine in Year 2

It doesn't always happen instantly for NFL rookies.

In fact, first-year players are seemingly shedding the bust label rather than suffering a sophomore slump at an increased percentage as of late.

This season served up a couple good examples at wideout. The Los Angeles Chargers made Mike Williams the seventh overall pick in 2017, and he caught just 11 passes in 10 games as a rookie. Fast forward to his sophomore year, and Williams hauled in 43 receptions for 664 yards and 10 touchdowns in the regular season.

Or look at two picks later: Cincinnati Bengals receiver John Ross couldn't stay on the field in his first year, getting just one touch all season.