It is indeed put up or shut up time when it comes to securing a job in the NFL for 2013.
The vast majority of personnel decisions have been made around the league. But there are still a few moves that may need to be made, especially in light of recent events.
On Thursday night, the National Football League wraps up its preseason slate with all 32 teams in action. Action may be stretching a bit, at least in terms of the starters.
But what about those who suddenly find themselves thrust into the limelight per se for one reason or another?
Here are five players, three of which are quarterbacks, who consider this final summertime outing a little more important than most others. The reasoning is different for each and in some cases, has nothing to do with their own play during the preseason and/or in training camp.
So for those who think these games don’t really matter, we’ll give you cause to think again.