The Falcons drafted Vic Beasley to be a game-changing presence for their pass rush. The early hype that's accompanying the selection suggests that others see that impact coming in year one for the talented Clemson product.
Danny Kelly at SB Nation runs down some likely contenders for both offensive and defensive rookies of the year, and comes to the conclusion that Beasley was an amazing fit for Atlanta (yes) and a strong ROtY candidate (also yes):
All of this is true. The Falcons will more or less have to feature Beasley, who is one of the few truly disruptive players on the roster today. If the team can get enough out of the rest of the line up front, there's little question Beasley will be able to use his speed in ways that are dangerous and/or make our hearts flutter.
Go read the full article to see who Kelly picked for offensive rookie of the year, and then enjoy the warm and fuzzy feelings that come with this piece.