BATTLE FOR SUPREMACY

 

Each team in the division went through some highs and lows last year and despite the Texans and Colts making the postseason, every team in the division wishes they could have had a different type of ending to their 2018 season. 

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Lance Goodman

August 2019

#GoNFLEx

2019 AFC SOUTH PRESEASON VIEW
HOUSTON TEXANS

The window of opportunity to make a legit run at the Super Bowl is about as big as it could possibly get in Houston. With age becoming a factor and a big contract decision looming on defense, to go along with some uncertainty moving forward on offense. This season could be their best shot at getting it done. 

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

After establishing a new identity in 2018, the Colts return this year as one of the most confident teams in the NFL. But along with success comes expectations and the best effort from opposing teams. Let's see if Indianapolis is ready to take the division crown and next step towards getting back to the AFC Championship game. *PRE Andrew Luck retirement

TENNESSEE TITANS

The Titans are another team that seems to have a bit of imbalance and in is desperate need of a permanent identity on one side of the football. The defense played really well last year under new Head Coach Mike Vrabel but the offense was rather inconsistent and didn't seem to find a formula that worked until late in the season. The biggest question and elephant in the room, is if Marcus Mariota is indeed the teams franchise Quarterback moving forward or not.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
2019 OFF SEASON GRADES

Kevin Bowen, @kbowen1070

Indianapolis Colts Beat Reporter

1075TheFan.com

 

Kevin Bowen stops through the Pure NFL podcast to talk Colts and goes in depth about the Andrew Luck injury, the Colts offense, defense and expectations for 2019.

Listen here. Part 1:                  Part 2:

2018 RECORDS

Houston 11-5

Indianapolis 10-6

Tennessee 9-7

Jacksonville: 5-11

 

The start of 2019 season can't come fast enough for the Jaguars who endured major frustration and disapointment last season. The off season brought some much needed relief but also a shocking surprise as Jacksonville improved at the Quarterback position by signing free agent Nick Foles from Philadelphia but loss Pro Bowl Linebacker Telvin Smith who decided to retire in the prime of his career. If the Jags can stay healthy and get consistent play at Quarterback, the team could resemble what we seen back in 2017.