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Rookie Smarts addresses the questions every experienced professional faces: "Will my knowledge and skills become obsolete and irrelevant?
The rookie class also picked Parker, the projected starting small forward of the Bucks to have the best career amongst the batch.
While Matsui was disappointed he did not win in 2003, when the Red Sox brought Daisuke Matsuzaka and Hideki Okajima (both veterans) over from Japan for the 2007 season, both said they did not think they should be considered rookies.
In announcing the award, the Buffalo Bills website said Alonso had four interceptions on the season, including a streak of three consecutive games, the first three-game interception streak by an NFL rookie linebacker since 1980, and the first by a Bills rookie linebacker in team history.
The checklist is loaded with the best rookies from the last two years and the collector response thus far has been overwhelmingly positive to the product.
The remaining rookies will become a firm's good producers and the "c" players or below-average producers will be identified and terminated during the classroom segment of the program.
Clubs are permitted to hold a rookie minicamp on one of the first two weekends after the NFL Draft and conduct one mandatory minicamp for veteran players.
When you talk about rookies - Steve Stricker, Ben Curtis, Anthony Kim - these guys all know that they're equally as good as the guys who have played Ryder Cup before.
Driver Mario Dominguez, considered a rookie at Indianapolis even though he is a veteran of the Champ Car World Series, did not participate in the first day of rookie orientation and will have to wait until today to begin the four-step program.
More than 3,800 Phoenix-area students were treated to the best seats in the house, watching the Sophomores defeat the Rookies, 122-116.
The branch managers had a mixed reaction--some were excited; others were against it because of prior experiences they had had with rookies.
com/rookies beginning every Tuesday at 9 am ET and ending on Friday at 3 pm ET to determine the Pepsi MAX NFL Rookie of the Week.