The light at the end of the tunnel may finally be within reach.
If that's true, it means we're just a week-and-a-half away from football and a subsequent pre-training camp frenzy.
Free agency and trades will all aim for a quick finish, with training camps set to start at the end of the month (assuming they'll start on time).
Teams like the defending champion Green Bay Packers are sitting pretty with little history of action in the free-agent market. But the following six squads face the inverse fate once free agency (potentially) commences next week.