The NFL season ended less than two weeks ago, but teams are already making moves in advance of the new league year. And with the NFL combine sprouting up in Indianapolis next week, vacations are already over for many. In addition to the scouting bonanza to come, front offices are figuring out their free-agent plans and identifying which players they’ll want to retain from their own rosters heading into the new league year on March 9.
A good offseason, naturally, starts with a good beginning. That’s where we come in. Teams like the Broncos and Panthers probably don’t need our help, but that’s never stopped us before in this space. Over the next few days, we’ll run division by division and detail the five moves each NFL franchise should make to kick off the offseason in a positive fashion. That can include anything from cutting a longtime contributor to making a splash in free agency — or, in some cases, staying out of the pool altogether.
Some teams should be more active than others, so there are a few teams whose five moves extend all the