With the 2010-11 football season wrapping up, it is time for teams to look back on their year and analyze what is going right and what is going wrong to better prepare for the future.
Even with the doomed Panthers dwelling in the cellar, there was a lot that went right for the NFC South. Having three teams with double-digit wins surpassed every other division, and the 36 combined wins tied for first in the league. The division also made history this year by being the first ever to have three teams post a 6-2 road record.
While the playoff mauling of the Falcons—and the Seahawks upsetting the Saints—hurt the NFC South’s street cred, it was nothing that can’t be recovered from before the season opener. The following are the pros and cons each team is facing heading into summer.