The National Football League is set to commence its 102nd season- the 2021 NFL season from 9th September onwards, as the 32 teams gear up for their next American football top drawer campaign to aim for the final showdown- Super Bowl LVI.
The previous year saw the NFL encountering the hurdles of COVID-19 as well as the numerous protocols and regulations that followed, the Super Bowl LV saw Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs emerging as the two finalists.
The NFL 2020 season concluded with Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeating Kansas City Chiefs 31-9 on 7th February at the Raymond James Stadium, with the league legend Tom Brady clinching his record seventh Vince Lombardi Trophy with the Bucs.
Now, with the season starting afresh, all 32 teams will be looking forward to secure the ultimate glory as the 56th Super Bowl will head for the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on 13th February 2022. To get a taste of waging on NFL games, check out exchange sites like betfair.
As the 2021 season makes its approach, questions are already lingering in the NFL community as to which team can get their hands on the trophy this time around. Nonetheless, several parameters are there which put a number of teams ahead of the rest of the bunch, who are most probable to emerge as the Super Bowl LVI champions.
Below here are top five NFL teams that can win Super Bowl LVI:
5) New York Jets
New York Jets suffered one of their mos horrible performances last season, finishing with an abysmal 2-14 record, their worst since 1996 and could only prevent a winless season after claiming their first victory in Week 15 when they were down 0-13.
With former San Francisco 49ers Defensive coordinator Robert Saleh replacing Adam Gase, the team has roped in some of the best prospects, like BUY’s quarterback Zach Wilson, offensive guard Alijah Vera-Tucker from USC, joining up with Quinnen Williams. The team will be looking forward to bounce back strong this year.
4) Seattle Seahawks
Seahawks finished top of the NFC West last season with an appreciable 12–4 record, but succumbed to a defeat against Los Angeles Rams in the Wild Card playoffs and will be attempting to improve their record this time.
What’s most hopeful for Pete Carroll and the rest of the Seattle company is Michael Dickson and his impeccable performance as a punter who had had the second-highest punting average in the league last year. L.J. Collier, Will Dissly, Rashaad Penny and Marquise Blair are also the names that make Seahawks a probable heavyweight in claiming the SBLVI.
3) New England Patriots
After letting go of franchise stalwart Tom Brady, six time champions New England Patriots suffered one of the worst results in their history last season, failing to make it to the playoffs for the first time since 2008 as well as failed to win the division.
Cam Newton, who arrived to fill in the shoes of Brady, will remain the starting QB on the roster with Bill Belichick bringing in prospect Mac Jones from Alabama. Despite the absence of wide receiver Julian Edelman, the former champions will aim to recollect themselves improve on their 7-9 record from last year to focus on getting their seventh trophy.
2) Kansas City Chiefs
One of the most star studded teams in the league at the moment, Kansas City Chiefs made it to their second consecutive Super Bowl last year as defending champions, with the impeccable Patrick Mahomes leading the charge.
Despite their loss to the Bucs in the final, Chiefs are always a force not be reckoned with and are on the path of winning their second Super Bowl in three years. Alongside Mahomes, tight end Travis Kelce and wide receiver Tyreek Hill are the powerhouses who make Andy Reid’s boys one of the strongest contenders for the trophy in the next SB.
1) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that Buccaneers are strongest as well as the most complete team in the NFL, with the iconic Tom Brady arriving to the squad and changing their course of history as they are set to enter the next season on an eight game win streak.
Brady, 43, has the experience of seven Super Bowl wins and nine appearances and backing him in the glittering squad are his longtime associate Rob Gronkowski, wide receivers Antonio Brown and Mike Evans, nose tackle Vita Vea and running back Leonard Fournette, which make the Bucs the biggest claimant for the Vince Lombardi at Super Bowl LVI.