Thursday training camp preview for all 32 NFL teams

NFL Nation assesses what to watch across the league on Thursday, including Ezekiel Elliott's NFL debut against the Seahawks and Derrick Henry's continued progression in Tennessee.

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Geno Smith remains Jets' No. 2 QB, says Bowles

Amid a brewing controversy over the backup quarterback job, Jets coach Todd Bowles said Geno Smith will be the first QB off the bench behind Ryan Fitzpatrick in Saturday's preseason game.

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Devin Hester to teams: Call my agent now

Devin Hester, released by the Falcons in July, posted a video on social media to show potential suitors that he's ready for one more season.

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Predicting breakout stars for all 32 NFL teams

NFL Nation reporters pick the young players primed to break out in 2016, including Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett and Jets defensive end Leonard Williams.

Schefter: 'Today was a major setback' for Bosa, Chargers (2:15)


Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Todd Gurley, the man who is not to be touched, was near the bottom of the pile. Fisher: "That was his choice, OK? We all need to be smarter than that, but that was his choice. Shows you what kind of competitor he is."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Alec Ogletree, Benny Cunningham, Todd Gurley and others got in a fight today, which forced Jeff Fisher to halt practice. Fisher said he's "not concerned about it carrying over into the game." "It was just competing, man," Ogletree said. "Tempers flare, you know."

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ICYMI: Chargers pulled offer to unsigned Joey Bosa after the rookie rejected what team said was their best offer. es.pn/2bhCPLL

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs have released wide receiver Mike Williams and safety Stevie Brown. Neither veteran was getting much playing time in practice or the preseason.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

New video boards in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome are pretty sweet -- and huge. The 333-foot-wide boards will make their debut during Saints' home preseason opener Friday against the Steelers. (Photo via Saints Twitter account)

NFL players turn to deep freeze recovery

Michael Rothstein examines the increased use of cryospas and cryosaunas in the NFL as the technology becomes more popular.


Chargers coach in unique situation with Bosa

Herm Edwards explains the situation a coach is in when acting as a bridge between the organization and the player who is holding out.


Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Former New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin is here at Arizona Cardinals' training camp today, wearing a red pullover with blue shoes.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Already ruled out of Thursday's game against Seattle because of a concussion Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant did not make the trip with the team to the West Coast. Instead Bryant will be able to rest and recover at home. On Tuesday coach Jason Garrett said Bryant was doing much better a day after suffering a concussion in Monday's practice. The Cowboys' next practice is scheduled for Saturday.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets injury update: Rookie OLB Jordan Jenkins, a potential starter, is "day-to-day or week-to-week" with a calf injury, per Todd Bowles. Sounds like he may not play Saturday against the Giants. Mike Catapano is making a push for the strong-side OLB job. TE Jace Amaro (groin), WR Quincy Enunwa (concussion) and WR Kyle Williams (knee) were among those who didn't practice.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins players not traveling to Orlando for thisr preseason game against the Falcons: DT Earl Mitchell, LB Zach Vigil, CB Chris Culliver, QB Matt Moore and LB James-Michael Johnson. Obviously those players are out for tomorrow.