Early Forecast

Who is going to be the best player this year on offense? How about defense? The best rookie? Who will have the most disappointing season? All these picks and more are right here.

Our picks for:

Offensive player of the year: Clinton Portis

Defensive player of the year: Andre Carter

Top rookie: Lord, this one is hard despite having 10 draft picks on the roster. Gotta be Durant Brooks.

Next best: Chris Horton

Who will have more catches, the rookie WRs or James Thrash: Thrash. Maybe the big questions is can Devin Thomas break double digits.

Top newcomer: Jason Taylor

Best comeback: Carlos Rogers

Most disappointing season: Fred Smoot

Most yards receiving: Santana Moss

Most catches: Chris Cooley

Most likely to be benched: Reed Doughty

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