The NFL offseason is a time of unfettered hope for both fans and organizations.
Every team thinks it got better through the draft and free agency, and every team expects its young players to get better while veterans continue to play at a high level. No coach plans for players to have a slow start, a sophomore slump or simply fall off the map, but players do, and some of those players never rise back to their former glory.
So, which players will put it together in Year 2, 3 or beyond? Which players will fight through last year's issues and find themselves back on top? Which players will benefit from a change of scenery or a change in the talent around them?
It takes a special player to overcome one season's failures to put together a successful season the next, but here is one player from each team that has the talent to do it.