Len Pasquarelli, a senior NFL writer for ESPN.com, has been selected by the Pro Football Writers of America as the 2008 recipient of the Dick McCann Award.
If injuries prevent Arizona's talented WR trio from making an impact, it could be another long season in the desert.
Ray Rhodes finally has the type of players who fit into his aggressive style of defense.
If Rich Gannon bounces back and performs at his level of two years ago, the Raiders could be a 10-plus win team.
The release of Garrison Hearst gives Kevan Barlow the chance to develop into one of the league's top backs.
Who would have thought the Cowboys' season would come down to the health of Vinny Testaverde?
A long Philip Rivers holdout would reinforce the perception that this franchise is cursed at the quarterback position.
If the defense comes together the way coach Mike Tice expects, this could be a special season for the Vikings.
A lot of young players have to play like veterans for the Titans to stay among the AFC's top teams.
The Bengals understand they may take a step back with a first-year starter at the helm.
The Colts are loaded on offense, but several young players have to emerge for everything to work on defense.
If Javon Walker can come through with a Pro Bowl-type season, the offense should continue to improve.
If the offense can come together quickly, the Lions should be able to score with the Packers and Vikings.
The best-case scenario for the Bears is that Rex Grossman and Thomas Jones excel in Lovie Smith's new offense.
As long as their skill players are healthy, the Rams will once again be one of the highest-scoring teams in the league.
The Broncos need Ashley Lelie and Quentin Griffin to step up, if they are to reach the Super Bowl.