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#NFLrank 25-1: J.J. Watt tops list of NFL's best players -- again

Our panel of 50-plus NFL experts picks the greatest 100 players in the NFL headed into the 2016 season. The top spot goes to Texans DE J.J. Watt, but there are a few surprises among the rest.

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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.

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Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts DC Ted Monachino on LB Robert Mathis: "He looks healthy to me. He's bouncing around like he's 26 years old." The 35-year-old Mathis likely won't play in the preseason

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is picked off by Browns cornerback Joe Haden during 11-on-11 work.

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Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs starting right guard Ali Marpet (74) is in a walking boot today and not practicing. J.R. Sweezy (73) still hasn't gotten clearance to practice with his back.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts OC Rob Chudzinski opens his weekly media session by saying: "Good to have No. 12 back, right?" And by No. 12 he means QB Andrew Luck.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions DC Teryl Austin said he views CB Alex Carter like a rookie. Anything the Lions get out of him he looks at it as "rookie development." Carter was on IR all last year.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Teryl Austin said consistency will separate the DTs behind Haloti Ngata and Tyrunn Walker when it comes to roster spots. Austin said A'Shawn Robinson has been "trending in the right direction" the last few weeks.

Timetable unclear for conclusion of NFL’s Al-Jazeera investigation

Ed Werder and Herm Edwards explain what is expected to happen when James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers meet with NFL investigators about Al-Jazeera's PED accusations.

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Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

This guy is back today here at Bucs camp. He's in the south end zone calling for defensive players to quit kneeling in between pass rush drills.

Timetable unclear for conclusion of NFL’s Al-Jazeera investigation

Ed Werder and Herm Edwards explain what is expected to happen when James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers meet with NFL investigators about Al-Jazeera's PED accusations.

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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions DC Teryl Austin said "he might show up, he might not" when asked if DeAndre Levy will play Saturday against Baltimore.

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

An interesting takeaway from DC Todd Wash's news conference was the fact that LB Myles Jack corrected a strong safety's lineup error during practice on Tuesday. That's a good sign in terms of his comfort level with the defense. Remember, he missed all of OTAs because of NFL's graduation rule.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson left practice in a golf cart. He was riding in the front seat, so it doesn't appear to be related to an injury.