Top 5 Questions facing AFC South Teams

HO 5Can the pass D hold up to get the Texans deep into the playoffs?
4Will Jadeveon Clowney provide the pass rush opposite Watts?
3Will WR Will Fuller take pressure off WR Hopkins?
2Can the Run game become a force without a QB?
1Who will play QB this year?
IN 5Can the run D ever stop anyone?
They added DT Hankins, DE Sheard, DT Woods, OLB Simon.
4Can Indy build a run game to take pressure off Luck?
Will Frank Gore continue to run like Al Gore?
3Will the D backfield improve enough to get IN back to the playoffs?
2Can the improved O line protect QB Luck 44 sacks last year?
1Can QB Luck stay healthy all year? Concussions & surg on shoulder kept him out.
When will he be ready to play after surg on throwing shoulder?
JK 5Is this the year that JK finally improves? Many said last year but it was not.
4Can the additions on D improve the performance?
They added CB Bouye, DE Campbell, SS Church, & ILB Cole & OLB McCray
3Will RB Chris Ivory finally provide a run game?
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Team grades for the 2013 NFL Draft

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I prefer to do grading for drafts after 3 years.  However, everyone else seems to be spouting off about the draft so here goes my off the cuff analysis.  With my grading system to get an A the team must have value at every pick.

 

Seahawks A-

The trade getting Harvin automatically makes this a good draft.  RB Christine Michael (62) was a reach and has character issues.  If they can get his head straight he can be a RB/FB that will be solid.  WR Chris Harper (123) is under rated and was a value.

 

49ers B+

I am not an FS Eric Reid (18) fan but most think he is solid.  I loved the pick of DE Cornellius Carradine (40).  He is under rated.  TE Vance McDonald (55) was under-utilized at Rice.  WR Quinton Patton (128) was a steal.  If RB Marcus Lattimore recovers, this could be a great draft.

 

Bengals B+

The Bagels filled needs effectively but did not get any super values.  DE Margus Hunt (53) is a risk because of his lack of experience.  I am not a fan of OL Tanner Hawkinson (156).

 

Vikings B+

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