The NFL continues to be the most competitive league in American sports, due to the many young players that elevate their game to the next level.
Players realize that it's a rare opportunity to play a critical role on an NFL roster and must take advantage when the time arises.
While the majority of breakout stars come from either the offensive or defensive side of the football, there are many special teams players who also make an impact each week.
Whether it's a rookie or a young veteran, there are plenty of players who are showing signs of promise in the first month of the 2012 NFL season.
Here are my predictions for the next breakout player at each position.