Players Who Made the Biggest Impact at 2024 NFL Minicamp

Marvin Harrison Jr. and Kyler Murray (NFL)

As the NFL’s spring minicamps and activities drew to a close, coaching staffs across the league got an up-close look at the players who are poised to make a serious impact in the upcoming season.

With training camps just around the corner – rookies report as early as July 16, and full-team activities commence on July 23 – the question on everyone’s mind is: Which players have surprised their coaches and teammates the most?

Drake London (Atlanta/NFL)

Our NFL Nation reporters have identified the players who have exceeded expectations and could be game-changers in the fall, as the competition for starting positions heats up.

From the Arizona Cardinals’ rookie wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr., who has shown impressive chemistry with quarterback Kyler Murray, to the Dallas Cowboys’ dynamic duo of rookie cornerback DaRon Bland and second-year linebacker Damone Clark, each player has demonstrated the skills and determination to make a lasting impact on their team’s success.

In Atlanta, quarterback Kirk Cousins has impressed with his quick integration with young skill players like Bijan Robinson and Drake London. Meanwhile, the Baltimore Ravens’ offensive line has undergone a remarkable reshuffle, with Josh Jones and Andrew Vorhees vying for the left guard spot.

In Buffalo, quarterback Josh Allen’s connection with his receivers has been a highlight of minicamp, a crucial development for the team’s new offense.

As training camps get underway, these surprise standouts are ready to make their mark on the NFL. With their talent, work ethic, and determination, they could be the difference-makers in the upcoming season. Whether it’s a breakout rookie campaign or a veteran player’s resurgence, these players have already shown they have what it takes to succeed at the highest level.