Calling our 2 biggest surprise players......

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  1. ButchFragrance

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    Devante Parker will be a top 10 WR (not really out on a limb).

    Kenyon Drake will be a playmaker a lot of teams wish they had. I think he is a big play machine this year.
     
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    Grant - Makes an impact on offense, making the most of limited snaps (Let's say a highlight reel play every few games)
    McCain - More wishful thinking than anything else, but would love to see him surprise alot of people and become a master of the slot, since no one else seems to fit the mold.
     
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    Burt Peterson and Michael Spanx
     
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    Kenyan Drake is one for me too. I really like him. He reminds me of Lamar miller with much better agility and tackle breaking ability. I think he can become half of a dynamic backfield duo.

    Second I'm going with tony lippett. I think lippett and Howard push Maxwell out of his #1 spot by midseason.
     
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    I'll play.

    Nate Allen turns out to be a good starting safety.

    Ted Larsen plays solid as a left guard.
     
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    If Parker and Thomas have great seasons as some suggest, and Landry & Stills pick up where they left off in 2016 than I think Tannehill would be a lock for making his first NFL Pro Bowl.
     
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    I think Parker and Jordan Phillips both bounce with great seasons
     
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    Comeback player of the year: Reshad Jones.
    Timmons Shows us why the Steelers kept him around all those years.
     
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    I've been saying that for a little while now.

    I totally agree with both statements.

    Parker should become a top receiver and I can name a few teams that would love Kenyan Drake to be a potential starter.

    Giants, Jets, Packers, Lions, Colts, Ravens to name a few.

    I say this all the time. We didn't draft a RB in the 3rd round to be a scat back/returner.

    If so, shame on us. Doubt it though
     
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    Julius Thomas and Jordan Phillips.
     
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    Bobby McCain and William Hayes. Bobby is the reason why we are not searching for another nickel CB. The coaching staff really like his improvement.
     
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    You said surprise players...I don't see Devante Parker or Julius Thomas as surprise players...or really Kenyan Drake for that matter.

    All 3 are talented playmakers that we expect big things from...hence...not surprise players.

    I choose Leonte Caroo as someone being written off by many, who will surprise....and Tony Lippett, who many write off and overlook as my two players who will surprise this year!
     
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    There is only one true player that can be a pure surprise... Andrew Franks! Starts the season 15/15 on FGs with longest being a 55 yarder.


    *watch for him to miss first kick of season*
     
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    Biggest surprise is going to be Lawrence Okoye. If he can put it together, he can be great. He's probably the most physically gifted athlete on the team.
     
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    I don't consider anything Parker contributes as a surprise. I expect him to breakout.

    I'll go with Xavien Howard. I think everyone expects him to be solid, but I think he will be our #1 CB and will flash a lot of "lockdown" potential going forward. He'll be shadowing #1 receivers eventually.
     
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    Jarvis Landry......15+ TD's.....career year, too many weapons to cover, and the is the sneakiest/ most evasive
    Charles Harris......10+ Sacks elite edge rushing ability, while playing opposite of Wake. 100% expect these two to be the most talented duo we have ever had on the field together
     
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    I'll say Jordan Phillips based on hope alone. Maybe throw in Davon Godchaux.
     
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    I would love to say Phillips, but until he proves other wise, can't do it! So I will have to say Howard, the X-Man will be lock and loaded vs teams #1. Could McDonald count, because he is going to make a difference once he returns. I know McDonald wasn't even here last season and he can't play until week 9, so I will throw in J.James, Gase has pulled his magic (ala: Ajayi), and will get the absolute best out of James this season.
     
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    I'll play. Cordero Tankersly in D. An injury pushes him into a starting spot and he surprises all with excellent play. Asiata at OG. Not perfect, but plugs a big hole at OG.
     
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    Parker grabs 80 balls and tops the 1000 yard mark, and Raekwon, "The Chef" makes a bid for DROY.
     
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    tony lippett

    jakeem grant
     
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    Our 2 5th round picks the guard from Utah and DT from LSU. We really need both to deliver also.
     
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    I'm going with Xavien Howard and DeVante Parker. I think the sky is the limit for each of them and they are both poised for break-out seasons. I'm a big fan of both guys talent.
     
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    i'll take these two as well. If they both have good years that would be huge for both sides of the ball.
     
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    I think last year we saw glimpses of what Lippett can do with good coaching and time. I think he takes another jump in production this year that really turns some heads and puts the league on notice. He's too dedicated of a student for me not to believe that.

    Grant will make a big jump this year as well, both in return reliability and usefulness to the offense. He's been taking his own development seriously and I think we start to see that pay dividends in '17.
     
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    These two are my picks as well.
     
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    Tony Lippett and Carroo i think both are being overlooked by many and will come in with a nice chip
     
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    Carroo and Harris
     
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    Grant & Drake
     
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    Byron stops holding and makes the pro bowl as an alternate
     
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    That's not a surprise but a Miracle
     
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    This thread is entirely flawed. The op should have really clarified what he meant by surprise player. Parker is not a surprise player, he is number 1 WR on the depth chart. Did you mean break out player?

    These responses are all over the place.
     

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