Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 7/19/13
The only down side of being such a fan of football is that the offseason can seem to last forever.  The good news is that we are now in the middle of July which means that training camp is approaching.  Here is a list of 10 hot topics that will surely be discussed throughout the football world heading into the upcoming season.The New England PatriotsWes Welker is now a Denver Bronco, Rob Gronkowski's health is uncertain and Aaron Hernandez looks to be "out of the picture" for a long time.   Can Danny Amendola put up anywhere near the production that Welker achieved?  Can Chandler Jones improve and be a force getting to the quarterback in year 2?  There are question marks everywhere with this team, but combine the fact that they still have Tom Brady and Bill Belichick with a division that is not very strong and you will most likely see the Patriots in the postseason again.Sophomore Slumps?Andrew Luck, RG III, Russell Wilson and Ryan Tannehill all played very well in their rookie seas...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Chip Kelly: ‘There’s not a bunch of O-linemen on the street’

Rosevelt Colvin: Belichick had Patriots practice batting balls

Urban Meyer considering using J.T. Barrett in the red zone

Report: Giants 'hopeful' Pierre-Paul can return for final month

Report: Bills hosting Trent Richardson for workout

Report: ‘Weekend-long bender’ prompted CC Sabathia’s rehab


Knicks coach: Porzingis is part-Dirk Nowitzki, part-Pau Gasol

Michael Bennett dislikes Stafford because of JFK assassination

Tedy Bruschi: Always Feels Good To Beat Cowboys

Kentucky and Duke set for 1st meeting since 2012

Michael Bennett calls out Seahawks owner to pay Kam Chancellor

WATCH: Officials blow call on illegal bat, cost Lions game

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

What should be done with Kaepernick?

10 rookies who could be playoff heroes

X-factors to watch in Wild Card games

Texas Rangers ups their concessions game for the postseason

College playoff: Five teams that hurt themselves

College playoff: Five teams that helped themselves

Could this be the Carolina Panthers season?

Michael Irvin: Cowboys have no chance against Patriots Sunday

Melo on requesting a trade: 'Hell no'

Remembering the Angels-Mariners AL West tiebreaker of 1995

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker