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3hJohn Clayton

Ranking all 32 NFL teams by blue-chip players

John Clayton expands the #NFLRank top 100 to identify which teams are loaded to compete now and which will be aiming to compete in the future. New England and Seattle lead the way.

Roethlisberger not in favor of Kaepernick sitting down for national anthem (1:53)
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20hMark Dominik

Dominik's ultimate 53-man NFL roster

We asked our resident GM Mark Dominik a question: What's the best roster the 2016 NFL salary cap can buy? Here's his 53-man answer, starring Tom Brady and Khalil Mack.

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1dESPN.com staff

Final 53-man roster projections for every NFL team

Will the Broncos part ways with veteran Mark Sanchez and keep just two QBs? What will the Giants do with WR Victor Cruz? NFL Nation reporters project the opening-day rosters for all 32 teams.

1dKevin Seifert

NFL preseason Week 3 winners, losers

With the most important week of the preseason complete, we salute the play of Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater but aren't buying in on the Jaguars yet.

Kaepernick's jersey already getting the burn treatment (0:58)
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23hJeff Legwold

Trevor Siemian wasn't handed QB job, he won it

Trevor Siemian, a seventh-round pick in 2015, has earned the Broncos' starting QB job, showing a strong arm and stronger grasp of the offense.

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5dMike Sando

Debating top players at every NFL position

Should Cam Newton really have finished ahead of Ben Roethlisberger in #NFLRank? Mike Sando weighs in on where he agrees and disagrees with the top players at every position.


James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dolphins got their roster down to the mandated 75 players by putting DE Dion Jordan and LB Zach Vigil on the reserve non-football/injury list. Both will be out for at least six weeks.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Brady on Jimmy Garoppolo: "I love being with Jimmy. I've enjoyed every day that we've spent with him. I wish him the very best, obviously, for our team, for him personally. When you see people that it means a lot to, you always want them to succeed as well. It will be tough to watch, but I'll be excited to watch and excited to learn and hopefully when I come back in October I'll be a better player than I am today."

Bosa not expected to play in preseason

Jarrett Bell and Tim Hasselbeck explain how Joey Bosa and the Chargers finally agreed on a contract and what Bosa will need to do to get ready for the regular season.


Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals get down to 75 players by reaching an injury settlement with CB Alan Ball, who's been dealing with a quad injury for the last couple of weeks, and placing CB Elie Bouka (leg) on IR.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

The Redskins have cut linebacker Perry Riley and defensive end Stephen Paea, a source said. Riley was in danger because he didn't play special teams and had a cap number of $5 million. Paea was made expendable with the arrival of Cullen Jenkins.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers GM Ted Thompson on why he's conservative when it comes to trades: "I'd rather work with the guys we have to make them better … But we have made trades and we have had conversations about making trades and we may make one in the next few days."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers GM Ted Thompson's phone rang during his press conference. "If we were in the draft room, that would cost me 50 cents," Thompson said.

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars coach Gus Bradley says Luke Joeckel has played better at tackle in camp than he did all of last season, but decided to move him to left guard because of body of work and what he's seen from Kelvin Beachum.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers have released punter Mike Scifres, defensive end Rakim Cox, safety Trenton Robinson and wide receiver LaRon Byrd. They have place Leonard Johnson on PUP/NFL. The roster is at 74.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins rookie RB Kenyan Drake said he hasn't been told how much he will play in Thursday's preseason finale. But he's not thinking about that and will be ready.

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars coach Gus Bradley announces that Kelvin Beachum is the starter at left tackle and Luke Joeckel is the starter at left guard. Neither will play Thursday.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins rookie receiver Josh Doctson is working off to the side today as his teammates practice. Coach Jay Gruden is throwing passes to him. Doctson continues to make progress from his Achilles' tendon injury and a tweet he sent Monday implied he was returning to practice. The Redskins remain optimistic about his availability for the season opener.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills LB Brandon Spikes left practice today with a trainer and did not return while reporters were present.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Brady says "we'll see" when asked how he will stay sharp during a four-game suspension. He said he doesn't plan to share what he will do over that time.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins rookie OL Laremy Tunsil says he's playing in Thursday's preseason finale against the Titans.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman said negotiations are ongoing with Pro Bowl defensive tackle Kawann Short. That is contrary to reports negotiations had reached a stalemate.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex Ryan will not inform players who are being cut today as part of 75-man cutdown until after practice. "For no better term, we're gonna use this -- we can practice today -- I guess we'll use guys as cannon fodder, if you will," he said. "But that's not really the case. I mean, it is the case, but it's also, if there is an injury or something like that, then you have your whole roster to choose from. But obviously we have a plan in place for letting guys go."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Edgar Bennett will call the plays Thursday night vs. KC. He typically lets the offensive coordinator do that in the preseason finale. "Just an opportunity for Edgar," McCarthy said. "As an assistant coach, you wish you had the opportunity to do it for real. Also, it gives me a chance to focus on the personnel for the game."

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Jason Garrett said Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee is dealing with a knee injury but the team doesn't believe it is something that will keep him out of the season opener. Lee had an MRI on Monday and has not practiced since playing vs. Seattle.

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens CB Shareece Wright and LB Elvis Dumervil are new absences at Tuesday's practice. Ravens CB Lardarius Webb, RB Buck Allen and C Jeremy Zuttah returned to practice. TE Dennis Pitta, TE Maxx Williams, NT Brandon Williams, G John Urschel, S Kendrick Lewis, CB Jerraud Powers and LB Za'Darius Smith all remain out.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers Pro Bowl defensive tackle Kawann Short is not at practice again. Coach Ron Rivera said on Monday that Short was "sore" from Friday's preseason game against New England. If Short doesn't practice today it will be three straight he has missed. The first two Carolina was installing the game plan for the Sept.8 opener at Denver.