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2017-18 NFL's best offensive rookies till now

It's a New York Giants star on top of the list.

Top 5 / Top 10 23 Nov 2017, 23:12 IST

As the new season of any professional sport begins, everyone is on their toes to know how the new campaign will unravel for their team. However, the highest amount of interest is generated by the possible performance of rookies as to see if they can handle the pressure at the pro level.

Here are five of NFL's best offensive rookies as of Week 11!

#5 Deshaun Watson(QB, Houston Texans)

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Deshaun Watson

10,168 passing yards, 90 touchdowns, 151.1 passer rating, CFP national champion, Heisman trophy nominee, Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award winner -- these are few of Deshaun Watson's achievements in his three years as a college football player. Considered by many as scouts as an NFL-ready quarterback, Watson declared for the NFL draft on November 16, 2016.

Watson was the No.1 QB prospect coming into the draft and was expected to be the first QB off the board but Mitchell Trubisky beat him in that race. He was picked by the Houston Texans with the 12th pick in the first round.

Expected to slot in behind three-year veteran Tom Savage, Watson was surprisingly handed his debut in Texan's season opener against Jacksonville Jaguars at halftime, he threw 102 yards for a touchdown in that game.

Watson started the next 6 games for the Texans, throwing 1,597 yards for 19 touchdowns which includes two 5-touchdown games against the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tennessee Titans.

He threw 16 touchdowns in October, setting a record of most touchdowns thrown by a rookie QB in a calendar year. His over-the-top performances won him the AFC offensive player of the month and NFL offensive rookie of the month award in October.

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