While we’re all relishing the warm weather and enjoying the seemingly never-ending baseball season, most sports fans will tell you that they are waiting for the NFL to start up again.
For these fans, thoughts of football lurk in the back of their heads like Andy Reid’s cravings for a double Whopper with cheese.
The middle of July might mean a lot of things to a lot of different people, but to NFL junkies, it means it’s about two weeks before training camp starts and about seven weeks until the regular season kicks off.
Fans everywhere got a little bit of their NFL fix from the draft in late April, and they will be getting a little more when training camp starts.
But because there’s so much time until the games actually count, most fans are either left alone with their thoughts or talking to their same two friends who are as obsessed with football as they are.
This anticipation that has continued to build up over the weeks and months generally means that there are a lot of questions floating around with very few answers.
While some of these questions will be answered during training camp, most of them will have to wait much longer, which is what makes them so intriguing.
Maybe it’s because of the violent nature of the sport or because an NFL season is only 16 games long, but for whatever reason, pre-season questions that are facing NFL teams seem more pressing than pre-season questions in other sports.
Whatever the reason may be, going into every NFL season there are a host of questions facing most teams and this season is certainly no exception.
Here are 10 of the biggest questions facing NFL teams going into the 2010 regular season.