Realistically speaking, there are only a handful of teams that have a shot at winning the Super Bowl. Plenty of other teams have sensible opportunities to get into the playoffs, but it truly takes a well-rounded team to be built for the long haul.
Teams like the New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers are thinking Super Bowl or bust in 2013. Meanwhile, the Oakland Raiders, Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets are just hoping to make it an even .500 for the season. Even though there are always a few yearly surprises, analysts and hardcore fans alike usually have a general idea as to where all 32 clubs will finish by season’s end.
Prior to training camp, it’s always fun to try and project the realistic ceiling for every NFL team. Let’s take a look at the good, the bad and everything in between.