The NFL has mastered the art of hype.
Every event the league holds, no matter how insignificant, has become a grand one.
There's a schedule release show, the owner's meeting gets mountains of press, and now, the league appears to be pushing the Super Bowl location selection into a prime time event.
And let's not forget how the league has managed to persuade millions upon millions to sit on their couch for three days to watch a guy stand at a podium and call out names.
So, naturally, the first sign of actual football always draws the attention of the nation.
Training camp is within reach now, and many teams will begin strapping on the pads in the comings weeks to begin their quest for a Super Bowl.
And just in case you were wondering, you can normally tune in to NFL Network throughout the summer to see your favorite team or player catch a ball or hit a sled.
But, hey, it's America's game, and every training camp practice is a vital one. That rings especially true for the following players who will compete for jobs this summer, and the AFC has plenty of position battles to keep you occupied.
So, without further ado, here are the top 15 AFC training camp battles to watch this summer.