The defending Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints will have a hard time beating the Super Bowl hangover, but they won’t be the only ones fighting an uphill battle this season.
There is always a group of teams knocking on the playoff door, and several 2009 playoff outsiders will break it down this year.
It is easy to pick the same old teams every year when predicting who will make the playoffs, but history says that practice is foolish.
Perhaps the most exciting part of a new NFL season for teams that didn’t make the playoffs is the fact that they have a good shot of making it this season.
So, let’s take a look at the 10 teams most likely to break down the playoff door this season, from least to most likely.