Congratulations to the Denver Broncos, Super Bowl 50 champions, for their physical domination of the Carolina Panthers.
Welcome to NFL 2016…sort of.
You won’t be surprised by most of the six teams (three from each conference) included. Each is listed in order of most anticipated available salary-cap space, because all have room to improve or have definitive needs.
We have also factored in a team’s recent free-agent history. In other words, there are those franchises that use the open market, and there are clubs like the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers that are quiet this time of year and rely on the draft. We are also taking into account the uncertainty of changes in front offices.
Remember, free agency doesn’t begin until March 9. So keep in mind things can shift dramatically. In the meantime, kick back, relax and…
Note: Salary-cap figures are accurate as of Feb. 8.