Regardless of how good or bad an NFL team may be, there’s usually one unit on the team that lags behind the rest and needs to pick up their play.
Whether it’s an inexperienced receiving corps or a porous secondary, a unit that is going through growing pains can have an extremely detrimental effect on a team’s success.
This is because an NFL team depends upon every unit to do its part; if one piece of the offense or defense is not contributing, the team finds it that much harder to win.
In this article, I will highlight either one specific unit (offense or defense) that lagged behind its team in 2009 or the weakest unit on a team that is considered a contender in 2010.
With the NFL regular season already underway, here’s a look at some specific NFL units that need to step up their play in 2010: