2012 NFL training camps are here, and it is the first step in a redemption story for NFL players who were some of the biggest disappointments in 2011.
Luckily for the players who disappointed, they have a chance to redeem themselves over the course of the 2012 season. Whether they are in a new location, have an upgraded team around them or are fully recovered from injury, NFL players always have a chance to bounce back from a lackluster season.
NFL fans can be the forgiving type if a player is able to bounce back and have a stellar season while leading the team to the promised land. Redemption for an NFL player on an individual level is performing better than the previous season and potentially improving the record of the team.
These individuals certainly have the ability to improve on their past statistics and make their teams better. Here are eight NFL players who will redeem themselves in 2012: