The New & Improved NFC North

Adam FedermanContributor IMay 21, 2009

The New & Improved NFC North

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    MINNEAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 30:  Center Josh Beekman #67 of the Chicago Bears gets ready to hike the ball during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at the Metrodome on November 30, 2008 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Green Bay Packers: Offense

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    GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 07:  Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers calls out a play against the Houston Texans during the first half at Lambeau Field on December 7, 2008 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Texans defeated the Packers 24-21.  (P

Green Bay Packers: Defense

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    GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 11: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings fumbles the ball as he is hit by Atari Bigby #20 of the Green Bay Packers as Brady Popponga #51 also defends on November 11, 2007 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packe

Detroit Lions: Offense

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    HOUSTON - OCTOBER 19:  Wide receiver Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions makes a touchdown pass reception against DeMarcus Faggins #38 of the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on October 19, 2008 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Ima

Detroit Lions: Defense

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    DETROIT - OCTOBER 05:  Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears looks for a block from John St. Clair #78 as he is pursued by Kalvin Pearson #24 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter at Ford Field on October 5, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bears won

Minnesota Vikings: Offense

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    MINNEAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 09:  Running back Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball against linebacker Desmond Bishop #55 of the Green Bay Packers on November 9, 2008 at the Metrodome in Mineapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Ge

Minnesota Vikings: Defense

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    MINNEAPOLIS - SEPTEMBER 21:  Jared Allen #69, Ben Leber #51 and E.J. Henderson #56 of the Minnesota Vikings have a discussion against the Carolina Panthers during their NFL game at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 21, 2008 in Minneapolis, Min

Chicago Bears: Offense

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    CHICAGO - OCTOBER 19:  Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears runs the ball behind center Olin Kreutz #57 against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field on October 19, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Chicago Bears: Defense

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    CHICAGO - DECEMBER 22: Charles Tillman #33, Tommie Harris #91 and Lance Briggs #55 of the Chicago Bears celebrate a tackle for a loss against the Green Bay Packers on December 22, 2008 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Packers

NFC North Champions...

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    CHICAGO - DECEMBER 11:  Danieal Manning #38 of the Chicago Bears celebrates with Trumaine McBride #26, Israel Idonije #71 and Adrian Peterson #29 after Manning scored on a 83-yard kick return for a touchdown in the first quarter against the New Orleans Sa