We all know that Von Miller, A.J. Green and Patrick Peterson are going to start for their respective teams.
What we know as fact is often very boring. For example, I know that when I drop a ball, it is going to fall to the ground. Does anyone get excited when a ball drops to the ground? Exactly my point.
What makes sports exciting is the unpredictability and the surprises. Whoever though that a seventh-round selection out of Alcorn State (Donald Driver) would ever become a great wide receiver in the NFL? Who ever thought that a sixth-round selection out of Michigan (Tom Brady) would become the face of the NFL?
The unpredictable is what we live for as sports fans.
Here is a look at the five biggest surprise players who will be starting for their team in 2011.