With just Super Bowl LVII left to be played in the 2022 NFL season, 30 of 32 teams have officially entered the 2023 offseason. A lot lies ahead for each franchise, including changes to coaching staffs, rosters, front offices and schemes. We're here to break down what each team must do over the next six months to improve.
Our NFL Nation reporters picked out one big offseason priority for the team they cover, hitting anything from finding a new quarterback to figuring out what went wrong on defense. Then they identified an under-the-radar priority that should be considered this spring. NFL analyst Field Yates weighed in on one looming free agent decision for each club, and draft experts Matt Miller and Jordan Reid picked out what you need to know about every team's draft outlook. And finally, Football Outsiders' Aaron Schatz made one big prediction for each team's offseason, including a few interesting trade possibilities.
Let's dig in on how every eliminated team can get better this offseason. ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI), total draft picks and projected salary cap (via OverTheCap) are as of the end of the regular season. Teams are grouped by when they were eliminated.
Teams that were eliminated in the conference championships
2022 record: 12-4
Final FPI ranking: No. 4
Estimated 2023 cap space: $48.9 million
Total 2023 draft picks: 7
First-round slot: No. 28