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NFL overhaul tiers: Which teams will look most different in 2021?

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Moss defends Watson: The era of 'shut up and play' is done (1:27)

Randy Moss speaks about Deshaun Watson in Houston, saying the organization has failed him over his time with the team. (1:27)

Salute to the Cleveland Browns for breaking a 17-year streak atop the overhaul tiers list.

If the Browns can win 11 regular-season games and follow it up with a road playoff win, there's hope for the six franchises hiring a new head coach and the teams without a clear-cut answer at quarterback and the teams with a flat-out bad defense.

Now that the season is over for most, this is the time of year for buzzwords such as culture, cohesion, chemistry and synergy. The teams that don't have to use these terms are still playing. The teams that do simply need better coaches or players.

But nonetheless, the overhaul tiers are ready -- well-stocked with offseason priorities for each to get better over the next six months.

Jump ahead:
Time for a major rebuild
New coach taking control
Time to reassess
Stuck in QB purgatory
Comfortable, despite losing record
One side of the ball needs help
On the right track (mostly)

Slowly rebuild what has been torn down

Jacksonville Jaguars

2020 record: 1-15
Average age of starters in 2020: 26
Projected 2021 cap space: $76,227,279
Big-ticket free agent: Cam Robinson
Low-key important free agent: Sidney Jones

Priorities this offseason: Go all-in now. Use the more than $75 million in cap space and those 10 draft picks (including two first-rounders) to approach fringe contention sooner than later. After 44 regular-season wins over the past decade, try anything.

"They have a chance to get good in a hurry," one NFL personnel man said. "Might not be 2021, but in the next two years, for sure."

This team has bigger problems than quarterback, which will be solved by selecting Trevor Lawrence No. 1 overall. It needs upgrades all over. The offensive line is a strength, so re-signing Robinson to shore up the left tackle spot makes sense. Linebacker and running back are solid. But most spots simply aren't good enough. Replenish everything, and let new coach Urban Meyer foster the talent.