The classmates of the incoming NFL draftees probably think their peers are headed for easy street. What they might not realize is that job security in the NFL is every bit as rough as the real world.
NFL rookies and veterans alike have to interview for their jobs every day, except their interviews generally involve being trucked by bear-sized gents.
Position battles pop up across the league during every offseason; some with little to no fanfare, and others which make back page headlines on a daily basis. These fights for the starting or backup jobs lend some intrigue to an otherwise dull part of the NFL calendar year.
Here are some of 2012's best battles to watch.