Tampa Bay Bucs: It’s tricky to persistently win when you flip the ball over, and Jameis Winston has been a turnover system. Eighteen as a rookie (15 INT, A fumbles) and 24 final yr (18 INT, six fumbles). The slow offense brought TE OJ Howard and WR DeSean Jackson. Last yr the Bucs gained in Atlanta and Kansas City, beat the Seahawks, and swept Cam Newton.
Cincinnati Bengals (S-nine-B): They ignored the playoffs for the primary time for the reason that 2010, however AJ Green most effective performed 10 video games (hamstring), and so did RB Gio Bernard. TE Tyler Eifert overlooked 8 video games. They misplaced OL within the offseason. Tough to mention newcomers would be the key, however they want RB Joe Mixon to be an element, and WR John Ross to stretch the sector for Green and Eifert. If they omit the playoffs once more, it’s tricky to peer Marvin Lewis returning.
Tennessee Titans (nine-S): The so much attractive pick out to play in January, and it is going past the hastily emerging Marcus Mariota. Draft selections Adoree’ Jackson (CB) and Corey Davis (WR) are anticipated to start out and give a contribution. The protection most effective created 18 turnovers, tied for twenty third within the NFL.
Philadelphia Eagles (S-nine): Carson Wentz went from “he’ll redshirt” to a superb rookie yr through which he threw 607 passes. Downfield passes have been his kryptonite (accuracy proportion on 20+ backyard throws: 38.T%, twenty fifth within the NFL), however they’ve brought Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith. LeGarrette Blount will have to lend a hand an anemic floor recreation. If the Cowboys falter, the deeply non secular Wentz will have to have the Eagles in a position to slip into the postseason.
Carolina Panthers (S-10): Cam Newton rebounded from an MVP season with the worst of his profession, finishing simply fifty two % of his passes and speeding for the fewest yards of his profession. But they get a final-position time table, and will have to be A-zero headed right into a showdown with the Patriots. Christian McCaffrey would be the final protection valve, and will have to end within the Top A in ROY.