After a long wait and uncertainty due to the league's lookout, rookies have finally joined their new teammates.
Training camps are underway and the new season is about to begin. Studying playbooks and becoming adjusted to their new situations has to be a quick process for the 2011 rookie class.
With the first preseason games starting on Thursday, many fans ask themselves: Which players will surprise and which will bust?
The following five players have the opportunity to make themselves a name in the NFL this season.