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NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

Is Tampa Bay a legitimate Super Bowl contender? Scouts break down the Buccaneers, Falcons, Panthers and Saints
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

New Orleans has ruled the NFC South for the past three seasons but Tampa Bay is the team generating the buzz this offseason. That's what happens when you add the Super Bowl-winning tandem of Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski to a roster that didn't lack for talent.

 

But the Saints certainly won't cede their crown without a fight with New Orleans boasting its own deep, talented roster and its own Hall of Fame quarterback. And to add a little more drama to this division rivalry — former Buccaneers starter Jameis Winston is now Drew Brees' backup.

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC South Teams

Can Tennessee build off of its surprising playoff run? Scouts give their thoughts on the Colts, Jaguars, Texans and Titans
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC South Teams

Houston edged Tennessee for the AFC South title last season, but it was the Titans who made pulled off a couple of upsets before falling to Kansas City in the AFC Championship Game. Tennessee enters 2020 as the favorite after doubling down on last year's success by re-signing both Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry.

 

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC North Teams

Is Green Bay still the team to beat? Scouts give their take on the Bears, Lions, Packers and Vikings
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC North Teams

Three different teams have won the NFC North the past three seasons with Green Bay entering 2020 as the defending champ. So can the Packers successfully defend their title or will it change hands yet again?

 

Minnesota appears to be the biggest challenger to Green Bay with Chicago and Detroit hoping to make it a four-team affair. Quarterbacks will be one of the primary storylines for the NFC North with Aaron Rodgers' future a hot topic following the Packers drafting Jordan Love in the first round.

 

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC North Teams

Is Baltimore the team to beat again? Scouts break down the Bengals, Browns, Ravens and Steelers
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC North Teams

Baltimore dominated the AFC North last season and entered the playoffs with the best record. But the Ravens were upset in the Divisional Round by the Titans. Lamar Jackson is the reigning MVP but he's also 0-2 in the playoffs.

 

Baltimore remains the team to beat in the division but Pittsburgh could be poised to bounce back, especially if Ben Roethlisberger returns to form after missing most of last season with an elbow injury. Cleveland is starting over (again) from a leadership standpoint, but new head coach Kevin Stefanski inherits plenty of talent.

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC East Teams

Is this the season Dallas plays up to its potential? Scouts size up the Cowboys, Eagles, Giants and Washington
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC East Teams

The NFC East is going through some transition this season with three new head coaches taking over. Defending division champion Philadelphia is the only team that's not making a change at the top, but the Eagles have shuffled up their roster in hopes of making another Super Bowl run.

 

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC East Teams

Is New England still the class of the AFC East without Tom Brady? Scouts break down the Bills, Dolphins, Patriots and Jets
NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC East Teams

New England has dominated the AFC East for more than a decade but is a changing of the guard forthcoming? Tom Brady is now in Tampa Bay and some other key players departed via free agency, so this Patriots team will certainly look different. Bill Belichick is still around and will lean on his usually tough defense and hope for a bounce-back campaign from his new quarterback (likely Cam Newton) to maintain his team's supremacy in the division.

 

NFL Bye Weeks: 2020 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet

A handy list to help fantasy owners manage those pesky bye weeks
NFL Bye Weeks: 2020 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet

The unveiling of the 2020 NFL regular-season schedule means that fantasy players can finally start looking forward to the upcoming campaign. And with the schedule comes that one detail for each team that can't be ignored — the bye week.

 

5 Best Conference Championship Games in NFL History

Peyton Manning and the Colts overcame the biggest deficit in conference championship game history to win the AFC title in 2007
5 Best Conference Championship Games in NFL History

If the first two playoff rounds are any indication, we can expect some exciting conference championship games this weekend. There have been dozens of outstanding conference championships over the years, but in looking over them, only a handful are etched in NFL lore. Here are the five best conference championship games of all time.

 

5 Most Shocking Playoff Upsets in NFL History

Before upsetting the Patriots to win Super Bowl XLVI, Eli Manning and the Giants took down a 15-1 Packers team at Lambeau Field in the NFC Divisional Round
5 Most Shocking Playoff Upsets in NFL History

The Tennessee Titans' 28-12 upset of the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday was shocking, but upsets appear to be the norm in pro football these days. To give you an example, in the last 10 years, the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in each conference have played for their respective championships only once. In this age of parity in the NFL, a No. 6 seed like the Titans can win it all.

10 Best NFL Wild Card Teams of All Time

These teams are proof that anything can happen once the playoffs start
10 Best NFL Wild Card Teams of All Time

The past four decades have demonstrated that anything can happen in the NFL playoffs starting from the opening round. However, the larger number of divisions and level of parity in today's league has turned Wild Card Weekend into must-see TV.

 

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