It has become an annual tradition for EA Sports to round up the NFL's incoming rookies — young men who have been told all their lives how special they are — and lay the wood to their self-esteem. Here again, they're asked to guess their ratings in the next edition of Madden NFL, and are confronted with reality. Alex Collins, a running back for the Seattle Seahawks, pegged his overall at 80, which recognizes how rare anything in that range is (just five rookies opened the season at 80 OVR or better in Madden NFL 16). Ezekiel Elliott's (pictured above) expectation of an overall 84 seems a little more reasonable, as he was the fourth overall pick (by Dallas) and one of the biggest names coming into the draft back in April.
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University of California cornerback Kameron Jackson was headed straight for him. Little did Kasen Williams know, what would happen next would mostly derail his collegiate career and greatly diminish any hopes of exceeding in the NFL. In a freak football collision, Kasen suffered a devastating leg injury, breaking his fibula and incurring a complex fracture from a Lisfranc injury. Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian had this to say: "He'll take it like a champion. He'll do whatever we need him to do to get healthy and he'll get back." The injury to the star wide receiver was a massive blow to the Dawgs. Standing at 6'3, 215, Williams was a large, physical receiver capable of hauling in difficult