/Who are the under-the-radar stars of NFL season?

Who are the under-the-radar stars of NFL season?


USA TODAY Sports
5:51 p.m. EDT October 26, 2015

The NFL is once again ruled by the likes of Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. But this season has also presented several breakout stars as well.

One such player is Arizona Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu, who plays Monday vs. the Baltimore Ravens. Mathieu showcased his playmaking ability against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 3 by hauling in two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown.

So we asked our NFL staff:

Which under-the-radar star deserves wider recognition for his play this season?

TOM PELISSERO

I’m not sure enough can be said about Arizona Cardinals receiver John Brown. Second-year pro out of Pittsburg State, had 48 catches and five touchdowns as a rookie. He’s already up to 33 catches in six games this season – including 10 for 196 yards in last week’s loss at Pittsburgh (with an “h”) despite missing practice time during the week because of injury. Heck of…

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