With the kickoff of Sunday night's Hall of Fame Game between the Cowboys and Dolphins, the 2013 NFL preseason is officially underway—and not a moment too soon for football-crazed fans all over the country.
The preseason is an important time for teams as they evaluate players, implement schemes and figure out who can contribute when live bullets are flying. It's a stark contrast to training camp practice and provides a much clearer indication as to what a player is capable of.
There are many players who have much to lose in the preseason, and it's time to highlight them. For some, their starting jobs are on the line. For others, a roster spot. And for a few, it could be their last, legitimate chance to prove they are capable of playing at a high level in the National Football League.
So, here are the eight NFL players with the most to lose this preseason.