Which NFC North Team Will Improve the Most In 2010?

May 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Apart from the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers, the NFC North was non-existent in 2009.
It's fair to say the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears were dragging the division down, but it's not fair to put the Bears in the same sentence as the Lions.
After all, Chicago went 7-9 last season while Detroit finished a discouraging 2-14.
However, the Lions' 2010 draft class received an "A" rating. We'll have to wait and see if Detroit can make the most of their new talent.
Below are the four teams in the NFC North, with 2009 season stats, and an analysis of how each team's draft picks will improve their 2010 campaigns.
Detroit Lions: Going 2-14 is bad. But it's even worse when you get beat by a 2-14 team, like the Redskins and Rams did in 2009.
In all fairness, had they only scored two more TD, the Lions could have won six more games.
Detroit's offense was horrible all season, as clearly indicated by their 2-14 record. The offense averaged just ...

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