The 2012 NFL season kicks off in less than two months. The time between now and then will be filled with meaningless preseason games and overreaction from fans about the play of their specific team. Media will amass around camps for all 32 teams attempting to get a better feel for the dynamics of each franchise.
Yet the stories have already been started, the thesis has been written and we are all just waiting for the next chapter to be entered.
There is a labor battle once again this season, but don't fret; it has absolutely nothing to do with the players. Quarterback records promise to be broken once more, Cam Newton looks to continue his progression towards elite status and Peyton Manning joins only his third team since high school.
The Philadelphia Eagles are attempting to fly under the radar with one of the most talented rosters in the league, while the San Francisco 49ers seem to be the sexy pick to capture the Lombardi.
This article is going to focus on those stories, plus many more in what promises to be an event-filled 2012 season around the league.