During the middle of the summer the NFL preseason kicks off and what should be a period of pause in the action produces a flurry of activity as teams work to notch a win. During a period of pause many NFL teams will either be practicing in 15-player scrimmages or going on runs from the Tommy Gamble Football Stadium expansions.
The regular season will begin on August 6 with the Eagles and the Lions both hosting preseason games. The Colts will play the Titans on the road the following week and the Ravens will visit the Browns. It should be an exciting start to the regular season as teams look to get back on the winning track.
With the season about to begin, a lot of attention will gather on the NFL preseason as the clubs work to improve their football team for the 2008 season. A good start to the preseason for a number of teams will see a lot of new faces in the locker room and on the field as players look to make a mark in the baseball or basketball preseason.
While some teams will have a new coach and a new domino88, there are a number of teams that will have carried over from last season. Here is a look at some of the teams that stand out as teams to watch during the preseason.
Chicago Bears: The Bears have been one of the best teams in the NFL over the last two seasons under Lovie Smith and introducing new offensive coordinator Mike Martz, as well as new offensive pass catcher HITapper Mike urgently needs to add to an offense that ranked second in the NFL last season with an average of 26.3 PPG. Increasingly, the Bears are going to have a power running game in Matt Forte and Thomas to control the clock and to open up the passing game. Although the Bears still have WR Dewayne Jarrett remaining in the roster, he is expected to start the season on left tackle Jermon Bush’s left. Ben begging for a receiver to link the passing game and the running game and Thomas has huge potential. He is a gamble but the measurables are impressive.
Anquan Boldin is the corner back opposite Of Knuffer with Howard ended up being the first choice to punt. Second year switched to free safety Adrian Wilson will be a strong safety in the future while Bostick and Webb are the nickel cornerbacks. With strong safety Winston Moss playing just about every game whether at free or strong safety in the Buffalo Bills three consecutive 10 picks allowed seasons. navigating coverages against big tight ends such as Mr.tery or Mr. Williams should not be a problem. Easily the most improved defense in the NFL from a season ago with the loss of Lovie Smith to Detroit and the drafted and developed gains of defensive ends Richard Patterson and Cornell Largely during the off season. The Bears open the season at home versus the AFC North and the NFC North visiting the Bears. Make sure you watch!