With the NFL season about to kick off in a few weeks when players report to training camp, you can start to feel the excitement with sports fans and even writers.
When the Stanley Cup and NBA Championships were awarded roughly a month ago, we entered the dark time of the sports season where the only thing going on was the middle of the baseball season and free agency in the NBA and NHL.
But in just a few weeks that will all change. Players will come to practice, live in dorms and spend hours upon hours learning playbooks and it is the time of year we all get to predict the biggest training camp battles.
This year has no shortage of them. With the talent pool of this league seemingly getting more even once you get past the truly elite players, there are a number of battles that will be left unsettled once training camp breaks and we enter the regular season.
Here are 10 battles that we will still be talking about after the opening kickoff of the first week of the season.