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NFL Rookie Rewind: Week 17

Read below for rookie stories and highlights from week 17

With only one week remaining in the regular season after Monday, week 17 was a must-win for various teams across the NFL. Hoping to ring in the new year by keeping their playoff chances alive, franchises like the Packers, Patriots, and Lions were already in playoff mode. 

That means teams need every player on the active 53 to be a key cog in their postseason run, regardless of experience. So with that in mind, here's a look at some rookies that helped keep their team alive, secure seeding, or give fanbases hope for next year. 

trent mcduffie chiefs
kayvon thibodeuax vs colts
james houston vs bears
jalen pitre texans
aidan hutchinson lions vs bears