But training camp is the setting for players to step up and make the most of their opportunity to prove they belong on the team.
We all know Manning, Demaryius Thomas, Willis McGahee, Von Miller and Champ Bailey will make this squad, but what about the players we aren't familiar with, or the ones that may be on the bubble?
After all, Terrell Davis was merely a sixth-round draft pick before making his presence felt on special teams with a huge hit in a preseason game—one that got him noticed as he sat sixth on the running back depth chart at the time.
T.D. was supposedly a long shot to make the roster that year and some of the names mentioned in this article might be, too. However, the opportunity is there for all of these players to make a name for themselves and become a big part of the 2012 version of the Broncos.