There are 1696 active players in the NFL each season. Of that number, only a mere handful are household names. The rest spend their NFL days toiling in relative obscurity.
Everyone knows the big numbers are put up by the Calvin Johnsons, the Peyton Mannings and the Ray Rices of the league, but that doesn't diminish the contributions of their lesser-known teammates.
The myriad underrated or under-scrutinized players in the league put up their performances quietly each and every year.
Here is one player from each team poised to surprise with some solid numbers.