The 2012 NFL season is about to get started, and those of us in the media world couldn't be happier. It seemed like we were waiting and waiting for the long months between the Super Bowl and the Hall of Fame Game this weekend to pass by.
But, it is here.
With that in mind, it is important for us to take a look at the individuals who will define the season around the NFL.
This article is going to give you a list of the top 100 figures around the National Football League that you should pay close attention to.
You will see some of the best players in the league, but you are also going to see some individuals who represent everything that is wrong with modern football. This article isn't just limited to those suiting up on Sunday's or coaches on the sidelines.
Rather, it is a broad view of the entire construct of the league entering what promises to be an amazing season.
So, let's take a look.