Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals
Although he's number-one in most of our opinions, the depth chart has had Bengals rookie Giovani Bernard at number-two all season long. Bernard is great at busting a long run when needed, and he is most likely going to get the starting job next season. Expect a lot from Bernard in the future.
Honorable Mention: Ben Tate, Houston Texans
Reuben Randle, New York Giants
Honorable Mention: Jarrett Boykin, Green Bay Packers
Garrett Graham, Houston Texans
After coming in for the injured Owen Daniels, Garrett Graham has been tearing the joint UP! With a total of five touchdowns and over 500 yards. Graham is most effective for long gains, averaging over an amazing ten yards per-catch. If Graham doesn't split time or lock up the starting job, a trade would not be surprising.
Mathias Kiwanuka, New York Giants
For back-ups up front on defense it's not always about making a play or getting the tackle, and Kiwanuka shows that. With 31 tackles and a forced fumble this season, the veteran shows he's still able to make a play for the Giants.
Ernie Sims, Dallas Cowboys
You probably think of Sims as a former stud and a guy that kind of just faded away which is partly true, but the intensity has not done so. Sims comes in for guys when they're injured on the Cowboys, and he is a guy who could definitely be a starter at a team with not as strong of a core around their LB's.
Dimitri Patterson, Miami Dolphins
Although he's been injured, he's still in the top-ten names for most interceptions. Patterson is a guy who has been all over (literally) in his career, signing with six different teams during the span of the last nine years. Patterson is hitting his prime and could help out a struggling secondary.