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4 NFL Underdogs No One is Giving Enough Credit to Entering 2019

HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 05:  Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans throws a pass during the fourth quarter Indianapolis Colts during the Wild Card Round at NRG Stadium on January 5, 2019 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
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The NFL season is right around the corner which presents the usual suspects as favorites. The New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams are the odds on favorites to win the Super Bowl, but these four teams might just shock the world next season.

4. Buffalo Bills

FOXBOROUGH, MA - DECEMBER 23:  Josh Allen #17 of the Buffalo Bills throws a pass during the second half against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 23, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Buffalo Bills v New England Patriots | Jim Rogash/Getty Images

With a year under the belt for Josh Allen, the Bills have quietly improved their offense, adding Cole Beasley and John Brown at receiver, Frank Gore at running back and five offensive lineman to help protect their young QB. These moves could be enough to put them in the playoff mix, as the Bills will definitely improve on their 6-10 mark from last season.

3. Houston Texans

HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 05:  Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans rushes with the ball during the fourth quarter against the Indianapolis Colts as Al-Quadin Muhammad #97 of the Indianapolis Colts pursues on the play during the Wild Card Round at NRG Stadium on January 5, 2019 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
Wild Card Round - Houston Texans v Indianapolis Colts | Bob Levey/Getty Images

The Texans won their division last year with an 11-5 finish, yet open up the 2019-2020 season at 30-1 odds to win the whole damn thing. Prognosticators are already crowning the Colts the champs of the AFC South, but you can bet that Deshaun Watson, JJ Watt and DeAndre Hopkins are not going to let that happen without a fight.

2. Carolina Panthers

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 17: Cam Newton #1 and teammates Christian McCaffrey #22 and Greg Van Roten #73 of the Carolina Panthers react after losing 12-9 to the New Orleans Saints at Bank of America Stadium on December 17, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
New Orleans Saints v Carolina Panthers | Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

The Panthers finished last season with a disappointing 7-9 record, as they struggled to find the end zone throughout the year. Expect them to bounce back this year, as D.J. Moore will benefit from a resurgent Cam Newton, and the signing of Gerald McCoy will bolster their defense.

1. Jacksonville Jaguars

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 13:  Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles reacts after his teams loss to the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 13, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints defeated the Eagles 20-14. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
Divisional Round - Philadelphia Eagles v New Orleans Saints | Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images

The Jaguars went 5-11 last season when the expectations were sky high for the young and talented team. The addition of Nick Foles will solidify their quarterback position, helping Dede Westbrook, Marquise Lee and Leonard Fournette catch their groove offensively. Their defense still is one of the best, holding opponents to under 20 points-per-game last season. No one is talking about Jacksonville, but they might finally live up to the hype this season.