Wednesday, August 18, 2010

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AFC NorthPredicted RecordLast Years Record
Colts13-314-2
Texans10-69-7
Titans8-88-8
Jaguars6-107-9
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Colts

Key Additions: Adam Terry, Andy Alleman, Deshea Townsend, Jerry Hughes, Pat Angerer, Kevin Thomas, Jacques McClendon.

Key Losses: Jim Sorgi, Hank Baskett, Ryan Lilja, Raheem Brock, Tyjuan Hagler, Freddie Keiaho, Marlin Jackson, Tim Jennings, Aaron Francisco, T.J. Rushing

Week 1@ TexansWeek 10vs. Bengals
Week 2vs. GiantsWeek 11@ Patriots
Week 3@ BroncosWeek 12vs. Chargers
Week 4@ JaguarsWeek 13vs. Cowboys
Week 5vs. ChiefsWeek 14@ Titans
Week 6@ RedskinsWeek 15vs. Jaguars
Week 8vs. TexansWeek 16@ Raiders
Week 9@ EaglesWeek 17vs. Titans


The Colts were plays away from winning the Superbowl last year and they are ready to get back to business.  They had the #7 offense in the league, 26ppg, and were second in passing yards per game at 282.  The Colts are looking to cut down on Manning's attempts this season and if Addai and Brown can gain some yards on the ground, it should be business as usual for Peyton.  The defense allowed less than 20 points a game but is not aggressive and does not cause turnovers.  The Colts will win this division again but they will need to get more aggressive come playoff time.

Texans

Key Additions: Wade Smith, Danny Clark, Neil Rackers, Kareem Jackson, Ben Tate, Earl Mitchell, Darryl Sharpton, Garrett Graham, Trindon Holliday

Key Losses: Rex Grossman, Ryan Moats, Chris Brown, Chester Pitts, Chaun Thompson, Dunta Robinson, John Busin

Week 1vs. ColtsWeek 10@ Jaguars
Week 2@ RedskinsWeek 11@ Jets
Week 3vs. CowboysWeek 12vs. Titans
Week 4@ RaidersWeek 13@ Eagles
Week 5vs. GiantsWeek 14vs. Ravens
Week 6vs. ChiefsWeek 15@ Titans
Week 8@ ColtsWeek 16@ Broncos
Week 9vs. ChargersWeek 17vs. Jaguars

The #1 Pass offense returns this year to fight for a wild card berth.  That will be determined by a defense that only had 28 sacks and 14 ints last season.  Another worry the Texans have is the RB position.  Steve Slaton needs to learn how to hold onto the football if he wants to be the every down back.  His fumbles have been a problem for the past two years.  He should look to Tiki Barber for help.  Arian Foster will now get a ton of carries as rookie Ben Tate is out for the season.  If the run game can help control the clock the Texans will be seeing the playoffs.

Titans

Key Additions: Chris Simms, Will Witherspoon, Tye Hill, Derrick Morgan, Damian Williams, Rennie Curran, Alterraun Verner, Robert Johnson, Myron Rolle.

Key Losses: LenDale White, Alge Crumpler, Kevin Mawae, Kyle Vanden Bosch, Jevon Kearse, Kevin Vickerson, Keith Bulluck, Nick Harper, Craig Hentrich.

Week 1vs. RaidersWeek 10@ Dolphins
Week 2vs. SteelersWeek 11vs. Redskins
Week 3@ GiantsWeek 12@ Texans
Week 4vs. BroncosWeek 13vs. Jaguars
Week 5@ JaguarsWeek 14vs. Colts
Week 6@ CowboysWeek 15vs. Texans
Week 7vs. EaglesWeek 16@ Chiefs
Week 8@ ChargersWeek 17@ Colts

Kenny Britt made huge strides last year and looks to be a stud receiver.  Another team that needs its defense in order to win games, the Titans were the second worst against the pass last year, ahead of only the Lions.  They did pick off 20 passes and return 4 of them for TDs but when you allow up nearly 300 yards a game in the air, you give up a lot of points.   They lost key veterans to the D and will be playing younger talent.  Don't expect much more than .500 football from the Texans

Jaguars

Key Additions: Kassim Osgood, Justin Smiley, Aaron Kampman, Kirk Morrison, Freddie Keiaho, Tyson Alualu, D'Anthony Smith, Larry Hart, Austen Lane

Key Losses: Torry Holt, Reggie Hayward, Quentin Groves, John Henderson, Montavious Stanley, Rob Meier, Clint Ingram, Brian Iwuh

Week 1vs. BroncosWeek 10vs. Texans
Week 2@ ChargersWeek 11vs. Browns
Week 3vs. EaglesWeek 12@ Giants
Week 4vs. ColtsWeek 13@ Titans
Week 5@ BillsWeek 14vs. Raiders
Week 6vs. TitansWeek 15@ Colts
Week 7@ ChiefsWeek 16vs. Redskins
Week 8@ CowboysWeek 17@ Texans

The Jaguars sacked the QB a league worst 14 times last year.  That means Peyton Manning and Matt Schaub get to pick you apart 4 times each season.  The Jaguars are one of the worst defensive teams and they understood that this off season.  Aaron Kampman, Kirk Morrison and Freddie Keiaho should make an immediate impact while rookies Tyson Alualu and D'Anthony Smith are works in progress.  The Jaguars, while they do not play any tough defenses this season, play fully loaded offenses and that will keep them well below .500 this year.

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