By Power Football
Washington Football Team:
No one but their fans are with the Washington Football Team. They are a team that should improve this upcoming season. To start, they hired the experienced Ron Rivera as a HC, also Jack del Rio as Defensive Coordinator. On offense they don't have to many good players, but on defense they have a good young renewed player core. Starting by the defensive leader Ryan Kerrigan. On the previous draft they have added a key player; probably the best player from the class, Chase Young. They also have former first round pick Montez Sweat, Jonathan Allen and talented Da'ron Payne. During the offseason they have added veteran experienced players like Thomas Davis, Kendall Fuller and Jon Bostic. And to finish, the former All-Pro safety, Landon Collins. This Washington team, is a team to watch in 2020.
First of all Matthew Stafford is healthy, and they have reforced the Offensive Line with the former Super Bowl Champ tackle, Halapoulivaati Vaitai. They have a great receiver core including Kenny Golladay, Marvin Jones, TJ Hockenson, Jesse James, the veteran Danny Amendola and others. They fixed their injured backfield, by getting with their second round pick the former Georgia Bulldog star RB D'Andre Swift and in free agency Ty Johnson, to help Kerryon Johnson and Bo Scarbrough. On the defensive side, they have fixed their secondary, after losing the Pro Bowler CB Darius Slay. They picked the star CB Jeff Okudah with the third overall, and added the experienced Desmond Troufant from free agency. To finish, their pass rush got fixed, which was a lack during the past season. They've signed Jamie Collins and Danny Shelton. Matt Patricia did a great job in New England's defense, why not in Detroit?
Last Season they've got their franchise QB (Klyer Murray) and their coach in Kliff Kingsbury. Murray played good, with a bad O-Line and a bad defense. Kingsbury was not too bad in his transition from Texas Tech to the NFL. But they have made a good job in the offseason. First of all, they trade for the star WR DeAndre Hopkins. On the defense, they've added Devon Kennard and Devondre Campbell. In the draft, they picked the multi position, former Clemson Tigers star Isaiah Simmons with the 8th overall pick. And added to a poor Offensive Line Josh Jones, to help their second year quarterback.
The Panthers hired the former Temple and Baylor University HC Matt Rhule to a seven year deal. They released Cam Newton and got Teddy Bridgewater who backed up Drew Brees for several seasons, and XFL star PJ Walker. They've got Russell Okung, John Miller and Michael Schofield to help the offensive line, and the All-Pro Running Back Christian McCaffrey. They have added some recievers including Robby Anderson and Pharoh Cooper to their talented receiver core. And on defense, it is another different story. On free agency, they added veterans like Zach Kerr, Tahir Whitehead and Eli Apple. And on the draft, the Panthers used each of their seven picks on defensive players, first team to do it in the common draft era. It all started with their first pick (7th overall), were they selected DT Derrick Brown. Then on the second round, they took First All Big-Ten team Junior DE, Yetur Gross-Matos out of Penn State. On the next three picks, they improved their secondary, by taking Illinois Safety, Jeremy Chinn, Notre Dame CB Troy Pride Jr. and former XFL Safety Kenny Robinson. Later on, they took DT Bravvion Roy and CB Stanley Thomas III. They have a talented team, which can surprise us in this upcoming season.