Ah, the middle of July! It's a time on the NFL calendar when hope springs eternal for fans across the nation, as training camps get set to open over the next few weeks. With rosters nearly set and the regular season close at hand, it's a perfect time to assess which NFL teams have enjoyed the best offseasons.
Some teams on the list had fantastic drafts, some made trades, and some signed key players in free agency. But the common denominator is that all of these teams greatly improved their stock heading into the 2013 season.
Now, before we count down the NFL teams that have enjoyed the best offseasons, let's start with a few honorable mentions: