Ah, the practice squad. A lovable group of eight men, all vying to eventually reach Sunday glory.
It is a somewhat disappointing assignment for a player; some practice squad members never make the full roster, while others develop and go on to have long careers in the league.
Fans speak of members of the practice squad as if they were mythological creatures, not quite certain if what they've heard is too enticing or ridiculous to actually be true.
"I heard he led the NCAA in receiving?"
"Someone said he spent several years in England playing rugby?"
Yes, this is the practice squad, full of potential, devoid of recognition. . . yet.
Here are the three most intriguing members of the New York Jets practice squad, all of whom we may see suited up for Gang Green some Sunday this season.