|AZ 5||Can DT Robert Nkemdiche keep his nose clean for a full season?|
|4||Will RB David Johnson have the kind of season he has last year & play a full season?|
|3||Can AZ find a pass rush after losing DT Campbell?|
|2||Can the D backfield recover from the bad season and losing 3 starters?|
|1||Will QB Carson Palmer stay healthy all season?|
|LA 5||Will the Rams extend the contract of DT Aaron Donald|
|4||Will the new coaching staff get the D to play better? It was lousy last year!|
|3||Can LA find a run game with RB Todd Gurley after a bad 16?|
|2||Can LA rebuild an O line that was terrible last year by adding LT Whitworth (35) & C John Sullivan (31)?|
|1||Will QB Jared Goff ever become a quality starter?|
|SF 5||Can RB Carlos Hyde give SF a solid run game?|
|4||Will SF D be better signing Dumerville, ILB Smith, OLB Watson?|
|3||Can SF find an O line that can pass protect? Does that even matter?|
|2||Did SF do enough for the WR group by signing Garcon, Marquise Goodwin & Aldrick Robinson?|
|1||Who will play QB this year? Hoyer can’t stay healthy.|
|SE 5||Can HC Carrol figure out how to use TE Graham?|
|4||Can the Legion of Doom be more effective this year?|
|3||Can RB Thomas Rawls stay healthy all season or will Eddie Lacy be the guy?|
|2||Can SE find an O line to protect QB Wilson by signing G Luke Joeckel, Oday Aboushi & Rook C Ethan Pocic?|
|1||Can QB Wilson stay healthy all year?|
That is what I think. Tell us what you think by commenting here or tweeting me @NNRonDSN.
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