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A while ago I posted this.




Here's my updated chart as of now, barring any major acquisitions come end of pre-season.




Of course, the following chart is NOT set in stone; there will be exceptions for players on the roster bubble. Certain players may play DE in sub-packages, while playing LB in base 4-3 packages. Of course, players will be injured at some point in the season, leading to replacements being called up. Etc, etc, etc, you get the idea, it will not be accounting for each and every hypothetical but is a general guide.


Offense -----

Star of the offense: TY Hilton

Player who has to step up and become a star: Jacoby Brisset
Unsung star on the rise: Braden Smith

3 pro-bowl candidates: Hilton, Quenton Nelson, Ryan Kelly

Strengths: OL, TE, overall depth at WR and RB

Weaknesses: QB, lack of all-pro at RB



Star of the defense: Darius Leonard

Player who has to step up and become a star: Kemoko Turay and/or Tyquan Lewis
Unsung star on the rise: Pierre Desir

3 pro-bowl candidates: Leonard, Malik Hooker, Justin Houston

Strengths: DE, LB, overall depth

Weaknesses: sure-thing all-Pro at DT


10 best players -----

1. Darius Leonard (LB)

2. Quenton Nelson (G)

3. TY Hilton (WR)

4. Ryan Kelly (C)

5. Anthony Castonzo (T)

6. Eric Ebron (TE)

7. Malik Hooker (S)

8. Pierre Desir (CB)

9. Justin Houston (DE)

10. Jacoby Brisset (QB)



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