Pull out the chips and dip, order some wings and hold the napkins, because the 2012-2013 NFL season is a mere three days away.
Preseason and training camp have come and gone. Players and coaches have done their homework. Now, it is time to put all that hard work to the test.
A very solid crop of rookies are about to embark on their first NFL season and hope to make an immediate impact for their respective teams.
Fans are expecting big things from top picks Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Trent Richardson. But which rookies have been flying under the radar waiting to impress us all?
Here are five newbies to keep your eye on as the season progresses.