Four Downs

Offseason analysis of the NFL, division by division

Four Downs

Four Downs: AFC West
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Four Downs: AFC West

The Raiders, Chargers, and Chiefs all need help in the middle of their defense. As for the Broncos, they need help right smack dab in the middle of their offense.

12 comments, Last at 16 May 2017, 9:20am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin
Four Downs: AFC South
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Four Downs: AFC South

Even after the draft, NFL rosters are left with significant holes. In most divisions, though, the draft tells us what each team's game plan is. The AFC South is not like most divisions.

29 comments, Last at 03 Jun 2017, 4:11pm by umuddafadda
Four Downs: AFC North
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Four Downs: AFC North

While the division champs in Pittsburgh need help in the secondary, contenders in Baltimore and Cincinnati need more talent on offense. The Browns? They need the patience to deal with some growing pains.

27 comments, Last at 19 May 2017, 11:34am by dryheat
Four Downs: AFC East
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Four Downs: AFC East

With the draft in the rearview mirror, what's the biggest hole remaining for each NFL team? All four teams in the AFC East need help on offense -- yes, even the reigning Super Bowl champs.

34 comments, Last at 15 May 2017, 10:36am by Raiderjoe
Four Downs: AFC East
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Four Downs: AFC East

The Super Bowl champions need to boost their pass rush. Defense is also in demand in Miami and New York, while the Bills are looking for receivers to complement Sammy Watkins.

41 comments, Last at 13 May 2017, 5:27am by jeeny139
Four Downs: AFC North
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Four Downs: AFC North

The haves and the have-nots, an AFC North tradition at this point. The haves want wide receivers. The have-nots want ... everything.

27 comments, Last at 14 Mar 2017, 11:32pm by LionInAZ
Four Downs: AFC South
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Four Downs: AFC South

Welcome to the NFL's worst division, where every team has gaping holes at critical positions with no obvious answers in sight.

21 comments, Last at 22 Mar 2017, 4:09am by Bright Blue Shorts
Four Downs: AFC West
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Four Downs: AFC West

The Broncos and Chargers need more retooling along the offensive line, the Raiders could use some cornerbacks, and the Chiefs have some issues in the heart of their defense.

13 comments, Last at 07 Mar 2017, 11:40am by Noah Arkadia
Four Downs: NFC East
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Four Downs: NFC East

Dallas needs help in the secondary (as usual), the Giants need running backs, and Philadelphia needs receivers. As for Washington... well, that's complicated.

15 comments, Last at 03 Mar 2017, 8:17pm by Raiderjoe
Four Downs: NFC North
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Four Downs: NFC North

The Vikings and Lions need linemen, the Packers ponder secondary concerns, and the Bears look to finally move on from Jay Cutler.

21 comments, Last at 03 Mar 2017, 3:42pm by surlycooper