The NFL offseason is all about change.
From free agency and the draft to owners and rules committee meetings, offseason events exist primarily to strengthen the NFL product and to ensure fans aren't watching a re-run the following season.
While most decisions made during the offseason will ensure at least some change to the NFL landscape, some are more impacting than others. Over the next 25 pages, we will examine the most important developments of the 2014 offseason as they pertain to the coming year and beyond.
This is not a list of the best moves or smartest draft picks. It is a look back at the individual moments that, as of now, appear will have the greatest impact on and off the field for 2014 and beyond. All offseason decisions with the potential to have a major influence on a team or league basis were considered and entries are ranked on their potential impact for both the short and long term.