It is just about that time.
Training camps are winding down, and all 32 teams in the NFL now have at least two preseason games under their belts…or helmets.
What have we learned as the first week of September approaches rapidly?
We will put some stock into what we have seen so far. We will also use some of the numbers racked up in the preseason to make our point as fairly as possible.
Wins and losses mean little or nothing during the summer, and in some ways, statistics matter even less. But patterns are established, and the most positive ones carry over into the regular season.
So here are 32 observations on what has been ascertained through this offseason to date. And as we all know, what we see during the summer isn’t necessarily what we are going to get this fall.