Predicting the NFL’s Most Heated Training Camp Battles After the Draft

May 5, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2016 NFL draft is over, and all 32 franchises have shiny new collections of talent on their rosters. This makes for a fun and exciting time for teams and their fans, as these incoming players bring hope for better teams in 2016.
As we move toward rookie camps, OTAs and eventually training camps, the anticipation surrounding the incoming rookies is palpable.
For many veteran players around the league, though, this time of the year is far from fun. In fact, it downright stinks. These first-year players are coming to earn playing time, take jobs and send their older counterparts to the unemployment line.
This is exactly why offseason position battles tend to be even more intense when rookies are involved—especially those drafted in the early rounds. Those first-, second- and third-rounders are generally gifted roster spots in Year 1, which means veteran holdovers have to claw their way into jobs with even more ferocity.
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