The Denver Broncos will report for training camp in less than three weeks, and the team will officially get started on its path back to the Super Bowl.
As with any other training camp, the positional battles and the players fighting to make the roster are generally the biggest stories.
What about the players who will have to fight and scratch to keep their NFL dreams alive?
The Broncos are one of the best teams in the league at evaluating talent, giving each player on the roster a long look.
An undrafted rookie has made the final roster in each of the last three seasons.
Here, we take a look at seven players who could go from players many fans have never heard of to the newest member of the defending AFC champions.