The NFC North featured two of the top five offenses in the NFL last season with the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions. Add the improved Chicago Bears offense to that mix, and now you have the most talented offensive division in football heading into 2012.
And that's why seven of the best 10 players in the NFC North line up on the offensive side of the football.
Some of the most explosive skill players in the NFL will surely affect what should be a hotly contested race in the NFC North. Constructing a list of the best offensive players in this division is difficult enough, but the NFC North also has a few future Hall of Fame players on the defensive end, too.
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers directed the Packers to a 15-1 record in a historic season to capture the 2011-12 division title, but is he the top player in the NFC North heading into this year?
Here is a look at the top 10 players in the division.