Reputations are made and broken in every NFL season. As hard months of summer work kick in, players step up and shed their labels of yesteryear.
The 2010 campaign, kicking off in just over two months, will be no different.
Few members of the Jaguars' young, competitive roster are notorious enough to have earned the kind of national negative press that sticks. That's the upshot of playing in the league's smallest media market.
All it'd take is one hot 16-game stretch to erase bad Jacksonville small-talk and get recognition—which is, of course, much easier said than done.
Nonetheless, that's the task in front of a few Jaguars in particular as they get ready for the start of training camp later this month. Out of the 80 names on Jacksonville's roster at present, these ten have reps to outgrow with a big '10.