Champions are made during the four weeks of preseason preparation under the sweltering August sun. Starting in late July until the first weeks of September, NFL teams will mold their rosters, install complex offenses and defenses and put themselves (hopefully) in a position to win the Super Bowl.
For each of the 32 teams, there will be numerous roster battles that will be watched closely by coaches. Only a handful of those battles will catch the eyes of fans, and even fewer will be discussed and dissected by the national media.
What follows are nine NFL Training Camp battles that will get all the headlines. Because of the nature of the national media, seven of the battles involve the "glamorous" quarterback position that always gets headlines, whether the player involved is a superstar or not.