Cleveland Browns: 1-15
What went right: Terrel Pryor broke out as a top WR. If they can get a quarterback to deliver him the ball better he could become anything. The running game was outstanding for the first half of the season and trading and resigning Jamie Collins adds some much-needed talent to a bad defence.
What went wrong: Cornerback play was a huge issue with Joe Haden regressing again. They lack an edge pass rusher which leaves the defensive backs hung out to dry a lot. Quarterback is still a huge issue with RG3 not working out as hoped and Cody Kessler looking nothing more than a backup QB.
- Key Position Needs QB, DB, Edge rushers
- OMVP: Terrel Pryor
- DMVP: Danny Shelton
San Francisco 49ers: 2-14
What went right: 1st round pick Deforrest Buckner looks to be worth his value and paired with Arik Armstead they could become a dominant force inside. Rookie Rashard Robinson played outstanding and looks like a steal for their defence. Tight End Vance McDonald emerged as a big threat player with the potential to develop into a nice player with a solid QB.
What went wrong: QB was a massive problem with Blaine Gabbert looking terrible and Kaepernick unhappy with the situation even though he played well at times. They had one of the worst offensive lines in the NFL especially at guard and right tackle. No talent at wide receiver was a huge problem all year. Losing Bowman to another season-ending injury was huge as he was there best player all year.
- Key Position Needs: OL, Edge rusher, WR
- OMVP: Carlos Hyde
- DMVP: Navarro Bowman
Chicago Bears: 3-13
What went right: Jordan Howard had a huge rookie year and looks like he could be the key player for their offence next season. Leonard Floyd had a huge rookie year with 7 sacks and looked great as an edge rusher that will only improve. Jerrel Freeman and Danny Trevathon became a great MLB tandem and could help their defence become dominant in years to come.
What went wrong: Jay Cutler looked uninterested and played poorly. Expect him to be cut to clear his massive salary. Offensive line issues were common with injuries and rookies having to fill in a lot, they need a lot of help at tackle. Alshon Jeffery is out of contract and will be looking to get out as he was unhappy most of the season. Kyle Fuller missed the entire season and had struggled with injuries his first couple of years in the league. His absence was highlighted by a terrible group of corners who were beaten often
- Key Position Needs: DB, QB, T
- OMVP: Jordan Howard
- DMVP: Jerrell Freeman
Jacksonville Jaguars: 3-13
What went right: Jalen Ramsay is already turning into one of the top corners with an outstanding rookie season. Defensively they hit on a few players including Malik Jackson, Telvin Smith, Johnathon Cyprien, Yannik Ngakoue and Myles Jack which helped them have 6th ranked defence in the NFL. Offensively Marquise Lee starting to show massive potential was the only highlight.
What went wrong: Luke Joekel has not lived up to expectations for a number 2 pick and the rest of the offensive line had massive issues all season especially in the running game. Blake Bortles had massive regression aftert a huge season in 2015. Time will tell if he can turn it around and become their franchise QB. Julious Thomas has never lived up to his massive contract and could be a potential cap casualty.
- Key Position Needs: OL, OL, OL
- OMVP: Allen Robinson
- DMVP: Telvin Smith
Be sure to ask your questions in the comments, we will discuss the teams this week on the podcast.