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...
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