The NFL offseason is a time to rest and regroup for the next season, but it is also a time to address key decisions within an organization that will shape the franchise's direction for years to come.
And with the playoff picture beginning to take shape, it's not too early to ponder those decisions, as some teams will start their offseason earlier than others.
Much of the talk in the offseason will be about coaching situations, personnel decisions and acts that have worn thin in certain NFL cities. Many teams, such as the Philadelphia Eagles and San Diego Chargers, appear heading for new coaches in 2013, while other teams such as the Chicago Bears and Arizona Cardinals are in desperate need of personnel changes at key positions.
Here are eight NFL teams facing some huge decisions this upcoming offseason: