Eight NFL Divisional Expectations That May Not Come True

Joey GrissoContributor IJune 17, 2009

Eight NFL Divisional Expectations That May Not Come True

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    GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots drops back to pass in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLII against the New York Giants on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Street

AFC North

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    MIAMI - JANUARY 4:  Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens tackles Ricky Williams #34 of the Miami Dolphins during an AFC Wild Card playoff game on January 4, 2009 at Dolphin Stadium in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

AFC East

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    GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03:  Tom Brady #12 of of the New England Patriots passes in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLII against the New York Giants on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/

AFC South

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    NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 27:  Quarterback Kerry Collins #5 of the Tennessee Titans looks to pass the ball during the NFL game against the Indianapolis Colts at  LP Field on October 27, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

AFC West

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    SAN DIEGO - DECEMBER 28:  Runningback Darren Sproles #43 of the San Diego Chargers avoids a tackle from Vernon Fox #39 of the Denver Broncos to score a 13 yard touchdown reception during the third quarter of the NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium on December 28

NFC North

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    GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 28: Kevin Smith #34 of the Detroit Lions runs for yardage against the Green Bay Packers on December 28, 2008 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Lions 31-21. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NFC East

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    IRVING, TX - DECEMBER 14: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys calls the play at the line of scrimmage against the New York Giants at Texas Stadium on December 14, 2008 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NFC South

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    SAN DIEGO - NOVEMBER 30:  Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons throws a pass against the San Diego Chargers on November 30, 2008 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California.  The Falcons won 22-16.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

NFC West

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    TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 01:  Quarterback Kurt Warner #13 of the Arizona Cardinals throws the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers during Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)