1. The final preseason game usually isn't exciting for casual fans -- if they even tune in -- but it is high drama for the roster hopefuls who can sense their football careers coming to a close.

As the fourth quarter of Thursday night's game wound down, 22 players on each sideline were getting maybe their last taste of the NFL, as teams are mandated to cut their active roster from 75 players to 53 on Friday evening. With the Rams methodically bleeding out the clock with a 10-play,... David Welker, Getty Images