Video: The Rookies Awaken

Thursday Night Football will showcase two of the NFL's top rookies.

ST. LOUIS — Thursdsay Night Football will showcase two of the NFL's best rookies, quarterback Jameis Winston of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and running back Todd Gurley of the St. Louis Rams, in a primetime matchup. 

Gurley, the No. 10 overall pick in the 2015 Draft, ranks fourth in the NFL with 975 yards rushing. He's averaging 5.2 yards per carry and has scored eight touchdowns. He also has 18 receptions for another 150 yards.

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The No. 1 overall pick, Winston has completed 58.4 percent of his passes for 3,059 yards, with 18 touchdowns and 11 interceptions, and a QB rating of 85.4. He has also rushed for 184 yards and five touchdowns. 

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All eyes on Thursday night will be watching the two rookies to see who can lead their team to victory. 

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