Why it was a ‘great’ time for the NFL in 2018
The NFL is back.
It’s even better than ever.
There’s no shortage of reasons to celebrate.
The league has a new commissioner, a new league office and a host of new players to choose from.
Here’s what to watch for next year.
The NFL’s “Year of the Player” It’s hard to believe that after the NFL Draft, only a handful of players have been selected in the first round of the NFL draft, but it’s actually quite a few.
We can’t count the number of players drafted during the season yet, which means we have some time to figure out which players will be the most successful in the next 12 months.
There are three main candidates: Quarterbacks (Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Matt Ryan) Running backs (DeMarco Murray, Mark Ingram) Wide receivers (Marqise Lee, Allen Robinson) Safety (Kurt Coleman, Jairus Byrd) Offensive linemen (Joe Thomas, Jared Allen) Running back (C.J. Prosise) Defensive end (Ndamukong Suh) The league is expected to announce the next quarterback for the 2019 season this weekend, so we can’t wait for the rest of the first-round draft to start rolling in.
But what will the next group of players be?
Who are the best in the game?
Here are three reasons to watch: 1.
QB Dak Prescott has the potential to be the best QB in the NFL.
(Getty Images) Prescott has emerged as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
He is the most accurate passer in the league and has the most yards per attempt (18.3) in the entire league.
His ability to take away the ball and run the ball in space has made him one of the most dynamic quarterbacks in the world.
His play is on the rise, and he has a chance to be one of those top quarterbacks in football.
The next-best QB is likely to be Matt Ryan, the third overall pick.
But Ryan is coming off his worst season ever.
He was picked to finish with the worst passer rating in the franchise history and the worst overall passer rating (35.9).
This could be his year, and it won’t be easy.
The quarterback competition is tough.
The 2018 season ended with two quarterbacks (Colin Kaepernick and Paxton Lynch) going head-to-head for the starting quarterback job.
The competition is fierce and the fans will want to see who is better.
What do you think?
Who will be better?
The defense is coming.
The New Orleans Saints defense was the best defensive unit in the National Football League in 2018.
This season, the Saints defense improved, allowing just a total of 18.8 points per game, the fewest in the whole NFL.
The Saints offense is also showing signs of improvement.
The offense has been among the most explosive in the NFC, averaging over 300 yards per game this season.
That’s what you want out of your defense, right?
But the Saints still have a ways to go.
They still have to win out in the postseason and the playoffs, and they have a long way to go before they reach their potential.
They could be a good team in 2019, but they’ll need to do a better job of winning games in the regular season.
The other team that has a shot at winning the NFC South is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
They finished the season with a record of 3-11, but are riding an 11-game winning streak and have an offense that is averaging over 320 yards per contest.
This team has talent, and we can definitely see them as a potential Super Bowl contender in the coming years.
What teams are you looking forward to in 2019?
Let us know in the comments below.