Evans, Clayton could make instant impact

Updated: July 2, 2004, 11:56 AM ET
By Steve Muench | Scouts, Inc.
Seven of the first 10 picks in this year's draft were offensive players -- QB Eli Manning (Giants), OT Robert Gallery (Raiders), QB Philip Rivers (Chargers), WR Larry Fitzgerald (Cardinals), TE Kellen Winslow (Browns), WR Roy Williams (Lions) and WR Reggie Williams (Jaguars) -- and each is expected to make a significant impact.

But the NFL will have a number of offensive rookies drafted beyond the first 10 picks who also should make immediate contributions to their teams. Here are 10 other rookie offensive players we wouldn't be surprised to see competing for postseason honors come December:

Steve Muench played four years of Division I-AA football before joining Scouts Inc. in 2002. He has evaluated both NFL and college players for Scouts Inc., but his current focus is on the NFL draft.