As the 2013 NFL regular season nears—as of Sunday, it’s 33 days until the Sept. 5 game between the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos kicks off the fun—teams are preparing in camp and preseason games to answer tons of questions.
There’s not a team in the league without micro-level questions like depth-chart issues, position battles and injuries. But don’t forget about the macro-level items, too.
Several teams have jockeyed to put themselves in a position to make a huge leap forward. Players have moved, adjusted and acted criminally and ignorantly, putting their teams in harm’s way.
Here’s a look at 10 burning questions that will be addressed in the preseason but won’t be answered for some time.