What are the biggest issues still facing the four teams in the NFC West?
An offseason unlike any other before it, everyday life has changed for most of the United States during the 2020 NFL offseason. Subsequently, the offseason has been like nothing we’ve ever seen before. Yet, even though workouts have been canceled and facilities were closed, the NFL has plowed forward in hopes of some type of normalcy.
Free agency began without a hiccup, a virtual NFL Draft went better than anyone could have expected and now training camps are less than a month away from commencing. All of this will lead up to Sept. 10 when the Texans visit the Chiefs in a playoff rematch from last year’s Divisional Round.
Those Chiefs knocked off the San Francisco 49ers, 31-20, in South Florida in early February. And speaking of a resident of the NFC West, this is the final installment of a series that has already seen looks at the AFC East, AFC North, AFC South, AFC West, NFC East, NFC North and the NFC South).
Kyle Shanahan’s team is looking to get back to the “Big Game,” somewhere Seattle’s Pete Carroll (XLVIII and XLIX) and the Rams’ Sean McVay (LIII) have been in recent years. Meanwhile, Kilff Kingsbury’s prepares for this second season with the Cardinals.
So one more time. What are the biggest issues for each of the four clubs in a division that may be the best in the league? There’s now less than three months before the start of NFL 2020 and lots of work to be done by each organization in preparation of what could be a very different season.
NOTE: Teams are listed in order of finish in 2019.