The first game of the new NFL season is little more than a month away and it is time to present players that can breakout in the NFC this season.
Last season, the NFC East has brought a lot of excitement. On the eve of the new season all franchises made some pretty big changes. Big stars came in to the division and some teams give up a lot to draft new starts, but maybe some of those who were already on the roster can make a real boom this season.
Dallas Cowboys have big problems with the suspension of players, especially in defense. Front 7 is very thin, so many young players will get a chance to prove themselves at the beginning of the season. However, a player who could take a team from another plan plays in the secondary. Morris Claiborne must make a step in the right direction this season. Cowboys’ cornerback has not shown much during his NFL career. Coaches are very satisfied with what they see from Claiborne in training camp, but he must take that to the field when the season starts.
New York Giants invested in this season a lot of money to strengthen the defense, while the offense will rely on Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. However, in the offense we could find player to breakout this season. Giants could appear a player who will jump out of the season. Running back, Andre Williams could be the new star of the football Giants. Williams is a very powerful running back who is not afraid of contact. He took step back after a solid rookie season, but now he will have the opportunity to be the force on the ground for the Giants.
Philadelphia Eagles start from the beginning. New head coach came to the City of Brotherly Love and he drafted the quarterback in the first round, which led to discontent in the team. However, things are calming down as the season approaches. Sam Bradford will be the starting quarterback and that is good news for Nelson Agholor. Young wide receiver arrived in the NFL last season and many had expected great things from him. However, he was disappointed, because in 13 games he caught only one touchdown. Agholor will in his second season try to play at the highest level and be the guy for the Eagles.
Washington Redskins won the NFC East last season and in order to repeat that this season offense will have to play at a high level. Redskins expect much from Matt Jones, a talented running back, who last season showed only part of his talent. This season he will be a starter at the running back position and the player who will often have the ball in his hands. This is an ideal opportunity for Matt to explode this season.
NFC South last season went easily to the Carolina Panthers, but this season could be different.
Atlanta Falcons seek their own pace and winning combination that will bring them back in to the playoffs. They also made some changes this season, but the biggest is departure of veteran Roddy White. Mohamed Sanu came to take his place. Former Cincinnati Bengal is very talented and can be used in several positions. Julio Jones is the first star on the team and he will be in focus of the opposing defenses, and Mohammed Sanu will have to use the space and bring important points to the franchise from Georgia.
Carolina Panthers have a very talented team from which is expected to reach Super Bowl again. It will not be easy, especially after losing Josh Norman. The departure of cornerback puts pressure on defense. Panthers will have won a battle in the trenches, and there Kony Ealy could be the X factor. Defensive end proved last season that the team can seriously count on him, and that 2016 will be his season. Panthers suffered defeated the Super Bowl, and the only bright spot was exactly Ealy. Kony will have much larger role when the new season starts.
New Orleans Saints are looking for a player that could replace Jimmy Graham and now they might find him. Coby Fleener played for the Indianapolis Colts, but did not leave a mark there. Now, Fleener comes to the team where tight end one of the most important players in offense. If there is a not lot of oscillations in his game, Fleener could be the most pleasant surprise of the season.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers are for too long at the bottom of the NFL. However, the young players are lifting the franchise from Florida. In order to be much better the offense must include tight end in the game. Austin Seferian-Jenkins has all the talent and build to be the best TE in the league, but in his first two seasons was not at his best, the reason are the injuries. Seferian-Jenkins played only 16 matches in his short NFL career. Now he’s ready for the new season in which has to find his place in the attack behind Mike Evans and Vincent Jackson.