2022 Atlantic Division Preview
There is a clear division favorite for the Atlantic going into 2022. Some teams here may have a shot at stealing this division, but it would take some luck.
Atlanta Flying Fleet
This Flying Fleet team won’t be an embarrassment this season. That’s a start. The offense still isn’t expected to be that good, and that starts at the QB position. The Fleet still haven’t found an answer, and that’s going to hold back the offense. However, defense was the focus for 2022, and Atlanta has acquired some good players. If this defense can play well enough, this is the hope Atlanta for making the playoffs.
Carolina wanted a team, and they got one by pulling the Norfolk Commanders to Charlotte. How much of a team did they get? Let’s just say, it looks like the defense didn’t make the trip. The Commanders outperformed last season, and with the help of a good defense, upset the dominant Keystones to make it to the Gridiron Bowl. Don’t expect the same this season. The Reapers can still win some games this year, but making the playoffs might be a stretch goal.
The Captains are clearly the best team in the Atlantic division. This team had a lot of fight in them, almost making a run at the South division title, giving the Lightning a scare down the stretch. Now, with more pieces in place on both offense and defense, how will this team play knowing they’re division favorites? Not only that, but this team could be playing meaningful games for a conference top seed come June.
This Sol team may be looking pretty similar to last year’s team. They will be in the mix for a playoff spot once the end of the season rolls around. They should keep games close, but they aren’t anything special. Still, it’ll be another roller coaster season in Miami, that’ll be must watch football for their fans.
January 5, 2022