Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/30/12
The 2011 season and postseason featured several “feel-good” stories, including Detroit making it back to the playoffs for the first time in a decade.And Houston reaching the postseason for the first time in franchise history. The Cincinnati Bengals, who suffered through a 14-year playoff drought that ended earlier this decade, also managed to make the playoffs for the second time in three years.The feel-good story ended rather abruptly for Detroit, in the wild-card round, at the hands of New Orleans. Houston did win its first playoff game in franchise history – dispatching Cincinnati – before falling to Baltimore in the Divisional Round.Several franchises could use that same type of redemption story in 2012, including the Buffalo Bills.  Despite starting off the season at 5-2, the once-dominant franchise won just one more game the rest of the way, en route to yet another disappointing season.Here are the teams that are most desperate for success in 2012, for their franchises and fan...
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