GLENDALE, AZ – OCTOBER 17: Free safety Tyrann Mathieu #32 of the Arizona Cardinals during the NFL game against the Seattle Seahawks at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 17, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Seahawks defeated the Cardinals 34-22. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Some NFL players need time to emerge. That doesn’t apply to the following group of players who have quickly become impact players and stars in the league.

Here’s a look at our top 25 players under the age of 25 for the 2016 NFL offseason.

(All ages as of June 1, 2016.)

1. Tyrann Mathieu, Arizona Cardinals: The versatile 24-year-old is already a first-team All-Pro safety with a knack for making big plays. He’s the only defensive player on this list who is already a bonafide superstar.

About Brad Gagnon

Brad Gagnon has been passionate about both sports and mass media since he was in diapers -- a passion that won't die until he's in them again. Based in Toronto, he's worked as a national NFL blog editor at, a producer and writer at theScore Television Network and a host, reporter and play-by-play voice at Rogers TV. His work has also appeared at, Deadspin,, The Guardian, The Hockey News and elsewhere at Comeback Media, but his day gig has him covering the NFL nationally for Bleacher Report.