AFC South Up For Grabs?

Ok, I know what you're thinking "EASY NOW..." Believe me, I'm not predicting an AFC South Divisional Title for the Jags, I'm looking at the other 3 teams and how the division at large may have become a little more balanced this offseason.

Indianapolis Colts (11-5)

Key Losses:
Antoine Bethea
Donald Brown
Darrius Heyward-Bey
(and kinda Phil Costa)

Ok, maybe Hakeem Nicks is an improvement and maybe Donte Moncrief pans out for their WRs, but look at their defense. Good grief, they are decimated in the secondary! Losing Bethea, they kept Vontae Davis and they picked up Purifoy in UDFA, but does that really scare off Cecil Shorts, Ace Sanders, Marqise Lee and Allen Robinson? Thier offense will be potent provided Andrew Luck is healthy, and you can't help but like the look of the Luck to Nicks pairing, but on defense, the secondary looks a lot more beatable.

Tennessee Titans (7-9)

Key Losses
Chris Johnson
Kenny Britt
Ryan Fitzpatrick

Tennessee did about as mediocre as you can do in the 2014 NFL Draft. Lewan should be okay, Bishop Sankey isn't terrible, and Zach Mettenberger could theorhetically beat out Jake Locker for the starting QB role, but who do they have on offense? Shonn Greene? Kendall Wright? Is that really going to be strong enough to beat out the AFC South defenses? I'm not betting on it.

Houston Texans (2-14)

Key Losses
Matt Schaub

This is the team to watch this year in our division. Adding Clowney, Su'a-Filo, Fiedorowicz, Savage, and Nix in the draft is SOLID. Not to mention they were very active in free agency, plus, they'll be returning with JJ Watt, Andre Johnson and Arian Foster. This ball club has a lot of talent and could very easily rival Indy for the AFC South title this season.

The NFL is always preaching parity, and between free agency and the draft, this division looks to be without a clear-cut favorite.

I'm not implying the Jags will win the division. I don't think that's their goal - the goal is always to get better for this ball club and through our free agent acquisitions of Chris Clemons, Red Bryant, Toby Gerhart and Zane Beadles, I think we did. And I think we hit a home-run in the 2014 Draft with our new wide receivers, additions to the offensive line, and of course, our QB of the future.

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