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NFL Teams Headed in the Wrong Direction in 2021

With the NFL draft now behind us, it's easier to get an idea of which way teams are trending going into the 2021 season.

The draft itself is a wellspring of hope for all 32 fanbases, and reality doesn't usually settle back into place until the season gets underway. But by evaluating roster moves and strategy and utilizing some simple projections, we can identify a few fanbases that should set expectations at a timid level.

Of course, teams that appear to be headed in the wrong direction could still surprise, just as supposed contenders can flop.