OUT FOR RESPECT
The Vikings and Bears come into this season as favorites to win the division and land a spot in the Playoffs, while the Packers are looking for redemption and the Lions are desperate for a winning season.
The Vikings took a major step backwards last year by missing the Playoffs, after making the NFC Championship the year before. They return this season with that same talented roster in tact, including $90 Million dollar Quarterback Kirk Cousins who must produce or it could be trouble.
GREEN BAY PACKERS
Green Bay has always placed it's Championship hopes on the arm of All Pro Quarterback Aaron Rodgers but last season they found out that wasn't enough. So in the off-season they made strides to put a better team around him and new Head Coach with him to help the Packers get back on top.
Detroit is another team that seems stuck in mediocrity and can't get over the hump of being barely good at best. There are a number of reasons that play into why the Lions seasons seem to end the same exact way and second year Head Coach Matt Patricia needs to figure it and fix it before his seat becomes scorching hot.
2019 OFF SEASON GRADES
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Green Bay 13-3
The Bears boast and return the top defense in the NFL and that alone gives them a chance in every game. Unfortunately the same can't be said for the offense, which played well in spurts last season but still needs to be more consistent if Chicago wants to go all the way.