Expect Collins to unseat Gannon
The first is the remarkably high amount of turnover free agency and the salary-cap cause, as teams often need to find replacements for key starters. Tampa Bay, which won the Super Bowl two years ago, will have eight different starters on offense this year.
Pressure to win now also plays a big role because there is no such thing as job security for coaches or players. Rich Gannon is an excellent example. Despite leading Oakland to the Super Bowl and being named the NFL's Most Valuable Player following the 2002 season, Gannon will have to compete for his starting job during training camp.
On Tuesday we listed the rash of unsettled running back situations around the league. Here is a list of 10 training camp battles at positions other than running back and who the early favorite is to open the regular season as the starter.
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