Each year the NFLPA sends the message loud and clear to the sports world that they just don’t see non offensive ‘skill position’ players as marketable. Because each year it’s the same story at the Rookie Premiere. It’s almost entirely without a defender or trench player.
According to the Rookie Premiere page:
NFLPA Rookie Premiere is one of the most valuable opportunities, exclusively available to NFLPA partners, because it’s the first time for these partners to connect directly with professional football’s most promising and marketable young stars–all in one place—and build content and relationships that extend into the season and beyond.
This year is pretty standard for the Rookie Premiere. Just like the previous two years, all of ONE token defensive player was invited. This year it’s fifth overall pick defensive end Bradley Chubb.


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