Chicago is banking on an immediate impact from their first- and second-round draft picks (OL Kyle Long and LB Jon Bostic), but an aggressive new offense and the need for a playmaker opposite Brandon Marshall could lead to a surprising role for seventh-round pick Marquess Wilson.
Devin Hester didn't make a big impact as a returner or receiver last season. Now strictly focused on special teams, Hester wants to re-assert himself as the game's premier return man. His 18 career return touchdowns are an NFL record.
The Cardinals are occasionally known as 'Pittsburgh West' because of their predilection for bringing former Steelers to the Valley of the Sun. It started under coach Ken Whisenhunt, who arrived in 2007 after serving as the Steelers offensive coordinator.