It won't be long now -- we promise -- before these summer doldrums are behind us and the NFL is in full swing, replete with intrigue. Who will surprise? Who will disappoint? Who will break out? Who will be the next to get paid?
There's no shortage of storylines as we look ahead to the 2023 NFL season. That's what makes the league so compelling. So with training camps still a couple of weeks away, we made a list of the 10 most intriguing players of the next calendar year.
What makes these guys intriguing? It varies. It might be questions about how they'll perform this season. It could be questions about their contract situation, health or place in their team's long-term plan. Whatever it is, each of the following 10 players offers at least one very compelling reason to pay attention to him over the coming season -- and even the ensuing offseason.