The 2011 NFL season is still in doubt thanks to the labor negotiations, but that doesn't mean teams aren't preparing for the season and everything that comes with it.
And I think we can all agree that no season would be the worst-case scenario. Because, to be honest, part of the fun of the NFL season is watching players who were originally either role players or afterthoughts develop into stars before our very eyes, or seeing the highly touted rookie that actually plays up to the lofty expectations.
Every season has its breakout players, and it's always interesting to see how those players do the next season. There were a ton of these guys in 2010, from Ryan Fitzpatrick—providing a much-needed shot of life to the Buffalo offense—to LeGarrette Blount, leaping over defenders.
So with that in mind, let's take a look at some of the players who could make the leap to star status in 2011.