Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 9/15/13
Nearly every season, we see a team in the National Football League rise from the basement to win a division title. It used to be an almost annual event in the NFC South. Last season, the Washington Redskins became NFC East champions after four straight last-place finishes. And Mike Shanahan’s club did it the hard way, opening 3-6 before closing 2012 with seven straight victories. Every Friday, we will take a brief look back and ahead when it comes to the eight teams that finished a year ago and rank them from worst to best. By season’s end, will one of these clubs claim a division championship? Time will have to tell. Photo Credit: Jaguars.com 8. AFC South: Jacksonville Jaguars (0-1) The Gus Bradley Era in Jacksonville got off to an interesting start when the two-win Jaguars from 2012 took a 2-0 lead over the visiting Kansas City Chiefs. But it was all downhill from there as Andy Reid’s team scored the final 28 points of the game and handed the Jaguars their sixth straight loss dati...
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