The 2022 NFL season is nearly upon us and there are many storylines to consider. All different sorts of players hope to deliver a huge breakout season and explode onto the scene. Some of these are rookies with big dreams while many others are veterans with chips on their shoulders.
Fans wrote off some of the athletes on this list while believing others haven’t shown their full potential. If these football players prove themselves they’ll have a huge influence on their franchises’ fortunes – and their own – so get primed for the upcoming season below.
Mills probably didn’t expect to be in this position but he’s the Texans’ starting quarterback now. He played 11 games in 2021 and the franchise saw enough to keep him in place. He posted low stats but hopes to improve in 2022 (via Toro Times).
The former Stanford star had a tumultuous preseason and may (or may not) be the long-term solution in Houston. But if he succeeds it will be a brilliant story because it feels like he came from nowhere. NFL franchises require consistency more than anything else and it’s up to Mills to bring it.