We're less than two months away from the start of the 2019 NFL season on Sept. 5 and mere weeks away from Aug. 1's Hall of Fame Game and the start of the preseason. This means that in a proverbial blink of an eye, games will be underway.
While preseason contests obviously don't carry the weight of regular-season matchups, they are important to set the stage for the year. Many roster positions are unsettled, and players will have their opportunities to snag jobs during the exhibition period.
First, however, those guys will get their cracks at securing roster spots away from the cameras in training camps—and training-camp season is already upon us.