After an eventful and exciting 1st Round of the 2012 NFL Draft, there’s no shortage of evaluation on the picks themselves—But the rookies selected will affect the fantasy value and future production of some of their new teammates as well. Here are six veterans that have been affected so far.
Christian Ponder, QB
The Vikings picked up franchise-caliber OT Matt Kalil to protect Ponder’s blindside, potentially giving him a split second longer in the pocket. It should be a great help to Ponder, who endured an up-and-down season as a rookie. Ponder could be set to make great strides this season as discussed in a previous