With training camp underway and four postseason games as a teaser, Oakland Raiders fans are gearing up for what could be the first playoff trip since 2002.
The start of last season showed promise under Jason Campbell, as the Raiders were 4-2 before a broken collarbone derailed his efforts.
First-year head coach Dennis Allen will have success this season by handing the ball to star running back Darren McFadden. McFadden will be the playmaker for the team, and a standout season of his could very well indicate a playoff birth for the Raiders.
There is no doubt McFadden will a fan favorite in 2012—exponentially so for the homers that draft McFadden onto their fantasy team.
Thus, the following are four players who will be fan favorites in 2012 besides McFadden.