numberFire takes an early look at how the playoff field could look next season and which teams have the most work to do in free agency to get there.
The usual suspects are returning to the NFL playoffs this season, ending a long streak of postseason turnover.
Is the AFC suddenly the weaker conference? Weaker or not, the usual suspects like the Patriots and Colts are fighting for contention as we dive into December.
Page 2's Bill Simmons says the NFL's playoff picture is as unbalanced as the NBA.