Week 3 of the NFL preseason is the biggest indicator of both success and failure for teams around the league. This is the week that starters get their most extensive action and we get a gauge of where teams are heading into the regular year.
This article is going to focus on winners and losers from the opening night of this lengthy preseason weekend.
You are going to see some established players on this list, but overall my focus is going to be on individuals with a lot to lose or gain. Therefore, you will not see Aaron Rodgers, Ray Rice or Larry Fitzgerald on this list. None of them can be considered winners or losers until the regular season gets going.
So, let's take a gander.