Cards, Lions will be most improved

Updated: July 15, 2011, 1:03 PM ET
By Adam Schefter

Adam Schefter often answers readers' questions in his blog. Got a query of your own? Submit it here.

Q: Adam, for the last several years it seems that a last place team makes the playoffs and/or wins their division the following year. As unlikely as it seems, it has been happening. Of these teams, I see the Detroit Lions as the most improved and the team most likely to make the playoffs this year. What team, or teams, do you see making the playoffs and turning from pretender to contender this year?

-- Allen (Oregon)