Top 10 AFC breakout players

Marcell Dareus should shine for the Bills in 2012. Robert Mayer/US Presswire

Every year in the NFL, there are players who take their games to the next level. They go from role players to difference-makers; consistent players to stars. They become players their teams can count on to make the difference in a close game.

Below is my list of 10 AFC players, both offensive and defensive, who I think will break out this coming season.

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