Training camp is within our headlights and we can all feel the NFL season approaching. In fact, my fantasy league has already scheduled its draft—that's how close it is.
The Cincinnati Bengals still seem to be the conundrum of the league. There are those that truly feel like this team is ready to take the next step into the spotlight, while others feel that they're just the team they've been for the last two years: a one-and-done playoff team.
We can't begin to understand which of those to expect before examining the roster. We can break down schedules and other factors, but what really needs to be looked at first is the roster itself.
With 79 guys under contract, who are the most important players this team has?