With a quarter of the 2011 season in the books, it seems safe to say that football is finally back in full swing.
Teams that ran into difficulties because of the lockout are starting to get their feet back under them, while some of the overachievers have recently been exposed. Things aren’t quite back to normal yet, but they are getting there quickly.
We finally have enough of the 2011 season behind us to begin to draw real conclusions about the states of the teams this year.
To take it a step further, we’re at the point where it is realistic to begin drawing comparisons between this year’s team and last year’s team.
Who are the teams to beat in the NFL? Which teams have had surprising improvements, or disappointing falls from power during the offseason? Read on to find out!