The 2012 NFL season is slowly inching toward opening kickoff, and it has quietly developed into having the best NFL Comeback Player of the Year race in league history.
According to NFL.com, for an NFL player to win the NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award, the candidates must show "perseverance in overcoming adversity, in the form of not being in the NFL the previous year, a severe injury, or simply poor performance."
Following these parameters, there are a plethora of big-name players that are eligible for the 2012 NFL Comeback Player of the Year award, and whoever comes out on top will have to have an elite year, and quite possibly one for the record books.
All of the players mentioned are primed for massively successful comeback seasons, but which one do you think will take home the award? Let's take a look at the candidates.