Four Downs

Offseason analysis of the NFL, division by division

Four Downs

Four Downs: AFC South
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Four Downs: AFC South

The Texans and Titans need to see some improvement from stagnant young linebacking corps, while the Colts need to re-sign Vontae Davis and the Jaguars have to find a new quarterback.

22 comments, Last at 20 Feb 2014, 11:16am by Lebo
Four Downs: AFC East
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Four Downs: AFC East

Four Downs returns as we speculate on new receiving options in New England and New York and better offensive line play in Buffalo and Miami.

42 comments, Last at 14 Feb 2014, 2:48pm by nat
Four Downs: NFC West
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Four Downs: NFC West

Minor weaknesses dot these teams. Except for Arizona, which needs to bring in more help to really run Bruce Arians' offense.

60 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2016, 2:07pm by vindy
Four Downs: NFC South
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Four Downs: NFC South

The Falcons and Bucs are still lacking edge rushers, the Saints need someone to protect Drew Brees, and the Panthers desperately need a second good wideout.

23 comments, Last at 06 Mar 2014, 5:50am by mp3skull
Four Downs: NFC North
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Four Downs: NFC North

Offensive line problems highlight the needs in the NFC North ... except in Chicago, which is kind of unsettling to think about.

36 comments, Last at 01 Oct 2014, 8:23am by kudojiraiya
Four Downs: NFC East
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Four Downs: NFC East

The NFC East teams took some strides by picking up new players for their woeful secondaries, but it's still a pretty obvious weakness all around this division.

47 comments, Last at 08 Jul 2013, 11:28am by bryann
Four Downs: AFC South
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Four Downs: AFC South

The Jaguars still need a quarterback solution, the Texans still have a wideout problem, the Colts could use a better answer at cornerback, and the Titans still need a lot of help on defense.

25 comments, Last at 06 Mar 2014, 5:48am by mp3skull
Four Downs: AFC West
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Four Downs: AFC West

A look 'round the AFC West: the Raiders and Chargers still need help on the offensive line, the Broncos need to shore up their middle linebacker spot, and the Chiefs are looking for receivers not named Dwayne Bowe to step up.

33 comments, Last at 01 Oct 2014, 8:21am by kudojiraiya
Four Downs: AFC North
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Four Downs: AFC North

Looking around the AFC North: The Ravens need receivers, the Bengals need help in the middle of the defense, and the Steelers need offensive line depth, just like always.

14 comments, Last at 13 May 2013, 1:49am by RickyJohjima
Four Downs: AFC East
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Four Downs: AFC East

The Patriots need the pass rush to step up, the Bills need more consistent work from their cornerbacks, the Dolphins hope Johnathan Martin can adequately protect Ryan Tannehill, and Geno Smith hopes he has someone to throw to in New York.

25 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2013, 1:21am by sahawilliam