If you ask a franchise owner, they will tell you that there isn't a dirtier word in sports. Rebuilding means ticket prices have to be slashed. Rebuilding means fans have to be patient and can't boo losses. It also means you have a plan, you know what you're doing and you have some of the pieces in places to pull off such an ambitious project.
Rebuilding is a pact made with everyone who backs your team, that within a few years this team will be winning games and will continue to win games.
Unfortunately for some fans, some teams have been rebuilding for decades. Every bad top draft pick, every free agent that turns into a bust, every awful coach that you have to fire means starting the rebuilding plan all over again.
All that being said the future is always bright or we wouldn't be sports fans. So here's a list of NFL teams who HOPE their rebuilding plans are on schedule.