There were plenty of big names who lost a good portion of last season to injuries. Some were on teams that could've made postseason runs. Others were in positions to help their respective squads enjoy breakthrough years, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
The bigger challenge in this space is deciding which injured players will have the most impact. Denver's Peyton Manning might be the odds-on favorite, but it's also hard to ignore his peers.
Chadiha includes two other AFC West players in his list of the 10 best players who had their seasons shortened last year, along with how they'll impact their respective teams this fall.