the top five
Chargers A title is so close now, Shawne Merriman can smell it.
Patriots After missing a perfect season, the empire simply reloads.
Colts Did Peyton Manning accumulate any rust by skipping the preseason?
Cowboys Don't have to face Michael Strahan or Osi Umenyiora this year.
Jaguars Came of age with playoff win in Pittsburgh.
the bottom five
Broncos Went from being one of the oldest teams to one of the youngest.
Falcons Matt Ryan isn't Superman. We'll find out if he's tough, though.
Chiefs Their future is far down the road at this point.
Raiders The AFC West might be the worst division in history.
49ers J.T. O'Sullivan beat out Alex Smith at QB. Need more?