On NFL.com, Vic Cariucci's article of mid-season awards and rankings has D-ROB as the leader for defensive rookie of the year. "Best, worst at halfway mark By Vic Carucci National Editor, NFL.com (Nov. 10, 2004) -- Halfway through the season, it is time to review the best and worst of what we have seen to date. BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Best Defensive Rookie: Dunta Robinson, CB, Houston He has three interceptions. Robinson and Aaron Glenn give the Texans two of the better cover corner duos in the league. Robinson, the 10th player picked overall this year, has quietly established himself as the top rookie CB in the league to date; he's 4th on the team in tackles with 35 and has 3 interceptions and 10 other pass breakups. I guess Casserly DOES INDEED know best.