The long wait for football is almost over.
In two short days, the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks will kick off the 2014 campaign. This Sunday will mark the first of 17 straight weeks of exciting NFL action.
As the season unfolds, many things will proceed just as we thought. The Seahawks and Denver Broncos will all but certainly be good. The Cleveland Browns and Oakland Raiders all but certainly will not.
Later this year, as the dust begins to settle on the 2014 campaign, the task of assembling this year's Pro Bowl participants will begin.
However, where the Pro Bowl has become as much a popularity contest as a reward for a great season, the All-Pro squad assembled each year by The Associated Press is generally regarded as a much better indicator as to who the best players in a given year truly are.
Well, here at Bleacher Report we're getting in on the action too. We've polled B/R's National Lead Writers and Division Lead Writers, asking them to name their preseason All-Pros for 2014.
Here's what those esteemed scribes had to say.