Right around the second preseason game every year in the NFL, coaches and front office personnel begin to fortify the 53-man roster. While a majority of the roster is set, there are still position battles taking place, some just to have a roster spot but others to determine the opening-day starter.
Every man worth his salt wants to be named the starter. How each player handles the challenges he faces in the heat of the battle determines who is on the field on game day and who is riding the pine.
Here is a list of the most heated training camp battles to date. By the third preseason game, there should be a decisive answer to whose name will be announced coming out of the tunnel on opening day.