2010 NFC North Predictions

Adam BayerContributor IIApril 8, 2010

With the draft just around the corner, it's not too early to take a look at the black and blue division, known as the NFC North. 

I will take an in-depth look at the team needs and the scouting reports for the 2010 season.



1. Green Bay Packers


Although the 2009 campaign could have finished on a better note, the Packers have a really good foundation for 2010. Look for the Packers to add a few pieces through the draft and this team should be the favorites.



2. Minnesota Vikings


BREAKING NEWS, Brett Favre is undecided about his future. I have the Vikings second in the division because I think Favre is coming back. This team would see a considerable decline if Favre doesn't come back. If he doesn't, drop them to third, because without Favre, Taylor and possibly the Williams Wall, this team will struggle.



3. Chicago Bears


Even with the additions of Julius Peppers and Chester Taylor, I think the Bears will need a year to really jump in the standings. Peppers will get his sacks, but the Bears secondary is really shaky and good quarterbacks will exploit that.



4. Detroit Lions


The Lions made a flurry of moves this offseason but I still think they need more talent. With Stafford, they have a QB that can turn into a star and help this team. That help is still down the road. The Lions will also get some good talent early, in this years draft.