The NFL season starts this coming week as preseason games kick off on Thursday, August 5 with the Steelers taking on the Cowboys at Tom Benson Stadium in Canton, Ohio  for the Hall of Fame Game.

The preseason was cancelled last year because of the pandemic.

The regular season kicks off on Thursday September 9 as the Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL kickoff game.

We will get to watch two of the best Shreveport area players going head to head in this game as Dak Prescott and Devin White meet on the field. These are just two of the local players we will keep an eye on this season.

Current NFL Players from Shreveport Bossier Area

LOOK: 50 images of winning moments from sports history

Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.

Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.