1. New Orleans Saints
The last two seasons have ended with tough playoff exits. This time they want it to end with another Lombardi trophy.
2. Atlanta Falcons
Their offense will continue to put up points at will, but can their defense make key stops to win games?
3. Carolina Panthers
Ron Rivera’s job could be on the line if they don’t make the playoffs for the third time in the last four seasons.
4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
A new coach and philosophy is in place with Bruce Arians looking to either resurrect Jameis Winston’s career or find his replacement.