On July 30, as head coach Jack Del Rio begins the process of shaping his Jaguars into a cohesive team for September, most of the 81 players present will engage in a ruthless, dog-eat-dog struggle for one of Jacksonville's 53 precious roster spots.
A full-contact job interview—or, in layman's terms, "training camp."
Some quick math will show you that at least 28 of them won't last until September, meaning over one-third of those listed on the summer roster will be looking for other employment in the fall.
With sure holdovers from the Jaguars' 7-9 squad last year and high draft picks from this past April accounting for only about half of the depth chart, the competition in August should be widespread and fierce—a real battle royal.
Picked from among those whose futures in Jacksonville are very much in the balance, here are the 10 best players who'll be scratching and clawing for their professional livelihoods on the practice field.