3. Will the new owner shake things up if they struggle? The Browns are in the middle of an ownership change, with a Steelers fan named Jimmy Haslam buying the franchise. So what will that mean for team president Mike Holmgren, general manager Tom Heckert and coach Pat Shurmur? There were rumblings that their jobs are already in jeopardy. Another 4-12 season isn't going to help convince Haslam to keep them around.
Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4 in 2011)
1. Will Mike Wallace continue to be a distraction? The speedy wide receiver has signed his restricted tag and is back with the team after missing most of the offseason and preseason due to a contract stalemate. While he was gone, the Steelers gave a lucrative extension to fellow wide receiver Antonio Brown, and his signature may serve as the writing on the wall for Wallace, who will become an unrestricted free agent at season’s end.