09 Sep 2009
ESPN Insider asked us to do a series of capsule previews of each team, looking at one player on the rise, one player falling, and "one to watch." Rather than 32 different links from FO, we decided to group them as if this were another round of Four Downs. Here are links to the pieces on the AFC North along with which players are discussed:
Denver's defense carried the team all season, and carried Peyton Manning right to a second Super Bowl ring in his worst season. Carolina's offense joins long list of postseason duds from the 500-point club.