NFL Preseason Week 1: What to Watch for in Thursday’s Action

August 11, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Football fans get ready, because Phil Collins' caterwauling is coming to a stadium near you: 
I can feel it coming in the air tonight, oh Lord
And I've been waiting for this moment for all my life, oh Lord
Can you feel it coming in the air tonight, oh Lord, oh Lord

This unofficial sports anthem signals the start of another NFL season.
The heat of two-a-days will eventually give way to crisp fall air and regular-season games. Before this occurs, the preseason needs to take place as 2,880 individuals hope to make active rosters and continue their careers as professional football players. 
In Thursday's action, 12 teams are set to take the field for the first time. A pair of first-round quarterbacks headline the festivities even though both Super Bowl 50 participants are slated to play. Why? Because the preseason is more about the unknown rather than the accepted. 
Cam Newton is always exciting to watch, but he won't be on the field for...

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