NFC West

1. San Francisco 49ers

It’s a make or break year for this team with the unveiling of their new stadium.

2. Seattle Seahawks

Everything has to go right for them to have a chance of defending their title.

3. Arizona Cardinals

An improved offensive line could do wonders for a 10-win team that didn’t make the playoffs last year.

4. St. Louis Rams

With Sam Bradford injured again, it could be a down year at the worst possible time. Continue reading

NFC South

1. New Orleans Saints

An offensive juggernaut is also becoming a defensive one at the same time.

2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

This team shouldn’t have any excuses playing for a guy like Lovie Smith.

3. Atlanta Falcons

They should get back to .500 with a healthy Julio Jones and a different attitude on defense.

4. Carolina Panthers

Amazing the turnover they had with the offensive line and receiving corp after a 12-win season. Continue reading

NFC North

1. Green Bay Packers

Finally, a running game worthy of playing with Aaron Rodgers.

2. Chicago Bears

It will be tough, but the Bears are playoff worthy with the improvements on defense.

3. Detroit Lions

A new coaching staff should get this talented team back on track.

4. Minnesota Vikings

This is probably the most desperate team in need for a stable quarterback in the NFL. Continue reading

NFC East

1. Philadelphia Eagles

A few tweaks to the defense should keep them ahead of the curve in a winnable division.

2. New York Giants

This is a make or break year for Eli Manning if you can believe it.

3. Dallas Cowboys

Too many unknowns on defense with all that talent on offense going to waste.

4. Washington Redskins

A year to reset will do them a lot of good.

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