Now that we're past free agency and the draft, we have a clue of how the teams around the NFL are going to line up. More importantly, we also have a pretty good idea of which players could be in line for some nice fantasy production in 2015. To help you out, we've brought back our Roster Resets for another season. For a more complete look, check out Around the NFL's Roster Reset.
The Bears said goodbye to Brandon Marshall and quickly replaced him with the highly-touted Kevin White. Playing alongside budding star Alshon Jeffery, it seems likely that Chicago's passing game won't miss a beat. Under new head coach John Fox, Matt Forte shouldn't expect to catch 100 passes, but the veteran will remain a top fantasy running back. As for Jay Cutler and Martellus Bennett ... well, they are who we thought they were. They can serve as nice reserve pieces for your fantasy roster, not players that can be counted on week-in and week-out.
Matthew Stafford didn't throw the ball quite as much last season, but the Lions were still among the pass-happiest teams in the league. That doesn't figure to change much in 2015, especially with a healthy Calvin Johnson. Rookie Ameer Abdullah figures to inherit the vacant role previously occupied by Reggie Bush (49ers) and should provide a nice complement to Joique Bell. Hopefully Eric Ebron is ready to take a step forward at the tight end position in his second season.
Green Bay Packers
The Packers remain one of the most fantasy-friendly rosters in the National Football League. That status was reinforced with Green Bay re-signed Randall Cobb in free agency. Cobb will combine with Jordy Nelson and Davante Adams to form one of the more fearsome receiving trios in the league. It also doesn't hurt to have the NFL's best quarterback in Aaron Rodgers throwing the football. We'd be remiss by not mentioning Eddie Lacy, who has established himself as a top-five fantasy back and is certain to be a first-round pick in all leagues.
The Vikings roster is filled with plenty of risk-reward prospects. Can Charles Johnson pick up where he left off last season? Can Mike Wallace succeed with a change of scenery? What is Teddy Bridgewater's ceiling? And what about Cordarrelle Patterson? The closest you have to a sure thing is Adrian Peterson, who is expected to be back in purple after missing nearly the entirety of last season. He could be the No. 1 overall pick in plenty of leagues and will once again be a coveted fantasy option.