The Super Bowl may signal the end of the calendar year for football, but it is no secret by now that the NFL is a year-round entity. Free agency is currently the hot topic, with the draft eventually taking over come April.
With no shortage of names on the open market—and some that could land there soon—this year's free-agency period will create plenty of buzz.
Players could set a new precedent at their position, while others will find themselves suiting up for new teams.
How everything plays out remains to be seen, but the activity is sure to be a lively appetizer for the upcoming season—some of which could provide the NFL with a vastly different look in 2013.
Here are some scenarios that could do just that.