There's rarely a dull moment for the New England Patriots and training camp always seems to bring some of the biggest surprises, whether it's an unforeseen release, or an undrafted unknown securing an unexpected roster spot.
Yes, all 90 players New England brings to camp are on level ground when it comes to winning jobs in New England, and that always makes for a fascinating end of the summer.
This year should be especially fascinating with the receiver corps in near-complete turnover, and a collection of talented yet unproven players on the defensive side of the ball, all looking to win a job.
What will be the surprises this year? Here's our attempt to predict some of the players who might ascend and descend on the depth chart over the next six weeks.