Curtis Martin played for the New England Patriots his rookie season.
1989 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year
Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year was created in 2002.
The minimum salary for 2010 for a rookie in the NFL is $325,000 per year.
George Rogers - 1981 NFL 1st Overall Pick by the New Orleans Saints Offensive Rookie of the Year no #1 overall pick has ever won the Defensive Rookie of the Year award.
In 1981, Lawrence Taylor was the Newspaper Enterprise Association's Rookie of the Year.
NFL Rookie of the Year awards are given to an offensive player and a defensive player. In 1985, WR Eddie Brown of the Cincinnati Bengals was the offensive rookie of the year and LB Duane Bickett of the Indianapolis Colts was the defensive rookie of the year.
Tim Couch's rookie season in the NFL was 1999.
That was running back Alan Ameche of the Baltimore Colts.