Four Downs

Offseason analysis of the NFL, division by division

Four Downs

Four Downs: AFC North
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Four Downs: AFC North

The Ravens have committed to Lamar Jackson at quarterback -- now they need to commit to getting him some better receivers. Meanwhile, the Bengals need a tight end, the Browns need a wideout, and the Steelers need defensive backs.

4 comments, Last at 11 Mar 2019, 4:45pm by CaffeineMan
Four Downs: AFC East
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Four Downs: AFC East

The Bills and Dolphins need offensive line help, the Jets hunt for something they've been missing since John Abraham, and the Patriots try to reshape their receiver depth chart.

15 comments, Last at 04 Mar 2019, 1:18pm by sbond101
Four Downs: NFC West
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Four Downs: NFC West

There's a lot we don't know about the Rams, but we know they need pass-rushers. Elsewhere, the Cardinals need blockers, the 49ers need defensive backs, and the Seahawks -- shockingly -- don't need help on the offensive line.

2 comments, Last at 04 Mar 2019, 6:27pm by Vincent Verhei
Four Downs: NFC South
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Four Downs: NFC South

The Falcons and Panthers both require serious help along the defensive front, whereas the Buccaneers and Saints have still not filled their biggest post-draft holes from last year.

1 comment, Last at 26 Feb 2019, 2:42pm by Theo
Four Downs: NFC North
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Four Downs: NFC North

The Bears could suffer some major losses in the secondary that would make it hard to repeat as the league's best defense. Elsewhere, the Lions need pass-rushers, the Packers need pass-catchers, and the Vikings need pass-blockers.

13 comments, Last at 25 Feb 2019, 6:48pm by Dan
Four Downs: NFC East
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Four Downs: NFC East

Our look at the biggest holes on each NFL roster begins in the east, where New York and Washington need passers, while Dallas and Philadelphia need coverage help.

18 comments, Last at 26 Feb 2019, 1:02pm by Harris
Four Downs: AFC West
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Four Downs: AFC West

There's a serious need for defensive help in Kansas City, Los Angeles, and Oakland. In Denver, meanwhile, the Broncos must determine whether or not Case Keenum can really be a long-term solution at quarterback.

17 comments, Last at 30 May 2018, 12:27pm by theslothook
Four Downs: AFC South
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Four Downs: AFC South

The Jaguars and Titans both won playoff games last year. Are the days of this division being the NFL's laughingstock over? Maybe not -- all four clubs failed to address critical weaknesses in the draft.

14 comments, Last at 03 Jun 2018, 7:11pm by Mountain Time ---- formerly Ninjalectual
Four Downs: AFC North
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Four Downs: AFC North

While the Steelers need pass-rushers, everyone else in this division needs more blockers. The Browns in particular face the difficult task of replacing a Hall of Fame left tackle in Joe Thomas.

9 comments, Last at 24 May 2018, 8:59am by JimZipCode
Four Downs: AFC East
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Four Downs: AFC East

Biggest post-draft holes all reside on offense in the AFC East, except for the Pats who could still use a real edge rusher.

76 comments, Last at 01 Jun 2018, 3:33pm by SandyRiver