The New York Giants players and staff are most likely taking a few weeks off before they start to think of next season.
However, some teams are working around the clock to prepare for the 2012 season. Some players are thinking of what they can do to better their performance while the front offices are faced with tough decisions regarding cap space, the draft and free agency.
Indianapolis is probably one of the bigger news stories being followed. The injury to Peyton Manning along with Andrew Luck sitting at the top of this year’s draft makes for intriguing predictions.
Most of the stories to come will likely be that of some key free-agent signings rather than blockbuster drafts and/or trades. Not to say there will not be any surprises on draft day, but they are less likely.
Free agency is going to be big for teams such as the Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills and Oakland Raiders. Those three organizations are prime examples of teams having talent but still needing a slight upgrade somewhere on the roster to make them contenders in the playoffs.
Maybe the free-agent pickup is a no-brainer or maybe it is a gamble. Whatever the case may be, owners, managers and head coaches will have to be willing to pick up some risky free agents to better their team.
Here is a list of some players each NFL team should still sign.