By the time the ball drops in Times Square at 12 a.m. EST on Jan. 1, many will have goals in place for the coming year. Many will have broken those resolutions within a week.
Fortunately, for teams in the National Football League, it'll take until at least September to figure out if they've met expectations.
The teams that saw success will look to 2012 as a possible continuation of what they accomplished in 2011.
As for the clubs that flopped and failed to get in position for the Super Bowl, their aim is to right the wrongs of the past months.