Diamonds in the Rough: NFC West Rookie Edition

And here we are. We’ve traversed our way through every division in the AFC and NFC finding those late round players that can make a difference in your league in not only their rookie year but for years to come. Our final stop leads us to the NFC West.A friendly reminder as we dive deep into our selection that we’re focusing on rookies that were drafted in the fourth round or later. There are some gems to be had in this article so let’s get our pick axes and hard hats as we dive in head first for our last edition of Diamonds in the Rough.Hakeem Butler, Arizona Cardinals, WRButler seemed a lock to be a second round pick but fell all the way to the top of the fourth round. I’m selfishly happy that he fell here because it makes my job a lot easier on who to select from the Arizona Cardinals prospects. At 6’5” 227 lbs, Butler is an opposing figure and will be a load for most cornerbacks that he will be matched up with.He’s a big play receiver, leading his entire draft class in receiving yards of passes that traveled 20-plus yards or more and having eight touchdowns of 40-plus yards over the past two seasons. His size and length will work in his favor in 50-50 ball situations. ........
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