Even the average NFL fan will miss many things about the league if the lockout stretches into the 2011 season. No more football to watch on Sunday afternoons, Monday nights and even Thursday evenings. No more fantasy drafts or tailgating or Super Bowl parties.
However, this offseason has also produced many burning questions that will be left without an answer if the season does not go on as it normally would. Many players should be finding new teams when transactions can take place once again, and many players will have something to prove when play begins.
There are many interesting story lines that will be put off a year if games are lost in 2011, and there are 22 questions (and probably many more) that will linger if such a travesty should occur.