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Detroit Lions Play Improved Football in 2009

Many people thought it couldn’t be done — that is the dreaded 0-16 record the Lions suffered in 08′. Accumulating an 0-16 record was less likely than going 16-0, which the New England Patriots accomplished in 07′ just a year prior. The Detroit Lions from 99′ — 08′ compiled an astonishing record of 48-112.

Chicago Bears Defense Resilient in 2009

The Chicago Bears 09′ season is one filled with optimism. The Denver Broncos did the Bears a favor by creating trade talk with Jay Cutler, the Bears knew if they wanted to reach and win the Super Bowl they needed more then a game manager quarterback. The Bears had decades of mediocre quarterbacks from Kyle Orton, Rex Grossman, Chad Hutchinson, Craig Krenzel, Jonathan Quinn, Chris Chandler, Jim Miller, Cade McNown, Shane Mathews, Rick Mirer and Steve Stenstrom – that was just in the last decade.

Philadelphia Eagles Could Win NFC in 2009

Hopes are high for the 09′ Eagles. With the acquisition of Michael Vick, the Eagles fans should expect some wild cat offense perhaps – if Vick doesn’t amount to much then he wasn’t worth the headache. Vick could be a distraction and not worth the trouble.

Chicago Bears Look Strong in 09

Chicago Bears have very high expectations for 09′ with the acquisition of Jay Cutler from the Denver Broncos. Jay Cutler had a terrible first game as starting quarter back for the Bears, and many believed that if this continued the Bears would be no better then an 8-8 team. Jay Cutler is the first pro Bowl quarterback for the Bears in many ages – while the bears base their team on defense and running the ball, that mentality won’t get them a Super Bowl ring only.

Detroit Lions Show Steady Improvement in 2009 NFL Season

The Detroit Lions have no expectation for the 09′ season really — just don’t go 0-16 and that will be good enough it seems. The Lions already improved in 09′ winning in week 3 against the Washington Redskins 14-19 — the teams first win since 07′ against the Kansas City Chiefs in week 16. The Lions celebrated their first victory in years by high five-ing the fans in the crowd.

Can Green Bay Packers Make the Playoffs in 2009?

With a disappointing season in 08′, 6-10, behind the Green Bay Packers, the team looks to be a contender in the NFC North Division. Aaron Rogers looks to establish himself as one of the best quarterbacks in the league. Rogers is following in the footsteps of a football legend, Brett Favre, this will not be easy.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Can’t Win a Game

Fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers look to the 09′ season with not much hope for anything good to happen. The Bucs rank among the worst in defense and offense and the future looks bleak. The Bucs had potentially a few Hall of Fame players on their team 7 years ago, now they are just looking to avoid a 3 win season.

San Francisco 49ers Are New and Improved

With the hiring of head coach Mike Singletary a new attitude has come to the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers had a disappointing season in 08′ but improved towards the end of the season. While Steve Young, Jerry Rice, Joe Montana are long gone from the 49ers – the players the 49ers do have are RB Frank Gore, TE Vernon Davis, LB Patrick Willis, and QB Shaun Hill.

Minnesota Vikings Carry High Hopes With Favre

The Minnesota Vikings expectations for the 09′ season went up dramatically with the potential of landing QB legend Brett Favre, which they did. It was a circus like atmosphere the entire off season with “Will he return? Won’t he return?” and so on.

Minnesota Vikings Look Great With Brett Favre

The Minnesota Vikings are one of the favorites in the NFC to represent the conference in the Super Bowl. This is even more true now that Brett Favre is the Vikings quarterback. The Vikings were a descent team before with quarterbacks Tarvaris Jackson or Sage Rosenfels, but they are not Brett Favre.

Dallas Cowboys Persist Despite Setbacks in 2009

The last few seasons for the Dallas Cowboys have caused the team and fans serious heartbreak. The 07′ 13-3 season ended with a disappointing loss to the New York Giants in the divisional playoffs, the 08′ season ended in a 9-7 season missing the playoffs. The last game of the regular season against the Philadelphia Eagles was an embarrassment, 44-6 loss.

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