Bessire: 2012 Ranking Classes

Last Updated: 10/14/2014 10:06 AM ET

Based on the analysis we used to rank every NFL rookie, we present our rookie class rankings. All teams are ranked on rookie class impact in the upcoming NFL season. These rankings are a combination of overall impact, weighted impact from the top players and average impact of all players. For the second season in a row, the Cincinnati Bengals project to havethe most impactful NFL Draft.

For more information on the analysis, see Ranking the Rookies.

2012 NFL Rookie Class Rankings

Rank Team
1 Cincinnati
2 Minnesota
3 Philadelphia
4 Green Bay
5 Indianapolis
6 San Diego
7 Carolina
8 Jacksonville
9 Tampa Bay
10 Cleveland
11 Arizona
12 Seattle
13 NY Jets
14 Tennessee
15 Miami
16 Denver
17 St. Louis
18 Washington
19 Baltimore
20 Pittsburgh
21 Dallas
22 Houston
23 Atlanta
24 NY Giants
25 Buffalo
26 Detroit
27 Kansas City
28 San Francisco
29 New England
30 New Orleans
31 Chicago
32 Oakland