The Eagles traded up for a Day One starter in Fletcher Cox, but Mychal Kendricks could join Philly's LB corps right away, too. The Eagles didn't stop there, loading up on defense in the 2012 draft.
Is 2012 the year the Ravens get over the playoff hump? They'll have to do it without Terrell Suggs for much of the year, and the burden of his absence will be given to second-rounder Courtney Upshaw.
The Detroit Lions spent 2011 with the football in the air, with one of the NFL's best passing attacks and worst run games. With Jahvid Best and Mikel Leshoure back healthy, that could change in '12.