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2hJohn Clayton

NFL executives predict Jay Cutler's future

The clock is ticking on Jay Cutler's time in Chicago. The Bears can release the QB this offseason with minimal impact on their future cap. They don't, however, have a ready-made replacement.

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Belichick indifferent to Rex Ryan's antics (0:38)
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2hBill Barnwell

Breakout picks from small-sample-size studs

Lions RB Theo Riddick and Broncos pass-rusher Shane Ray have shined in limited snaps. Which other part-time standouts could grow into larger roles? Bill Barnwell breaks it down.

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Rex Ryan tries to get inside information from Julian Edelman (0:31)
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Updated Total QBR rankings entering Week 4 of the NFL season

Several factors can paint a picture of how well a QB is playing, but until now, the opposing defense's strength hasn't been part of the Total QBR equation. ESPN's new metrics change that.

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Gruden says playing Watt would be a tough call (1:11)
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Kellerman: The J.J. Watt era is over (2:01)
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Did Watt come back too soon? (1:54)
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Will Burfict be effective upon return? (0:57)
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1dTim Fiorvanti

Latest Super Bowl LI odds

Chalk presents the latest odds for every NFL team to win Super Bowl LI, courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

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22hDan Graziano

What we learned, and didn't learn, in Week 3

Ryan Fitzpatrick's six-interception day masked other issues. Did the Jets peak last year? Meanwhile, what's Jared Goff thinking about while other rookie QBs star? Here are Week 3's lessons.

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Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys left guard La'el Collins is seeking an opinion from Dr. Robert Anderson on his injured right big toe. Jason Garrett called Dr. Anderson one of the foremost experts in dealing with toe injuries. In 2008 former Cowboys running back Felix Jones sought Dr. Anderson's opinion and had season-ending surgery.

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Interesting nugget from Jaguars DC Todd Wash on rookie LB Myles Jack: Team is looking at different ways of getting him on field. Strong safety not an option, though. Hasn't done that since college.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Newly-acquired Jets TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins isn't arriving until today and won't practice until tomorrow. He was acquired on waivers Monday, three days after being cut by the Bucs following a DUI arrest.

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens LB Terrell Suggs announces that LB Elvis Dumervil will makes his 2016 debut on Sunday. Dumervil has missed first three games while recovering foot injury.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

QB Jacoby Brissett loosens up his arm at the start of Wednesday's practice.

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Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

#Ravens QB Joe Flacco's wife gives birth to their fourth child. Evelyn Renee was born Tuesday. It's the couple's first daughter after having three boys.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Garoppolo delivers a quick pass to the sideline in the early warmups at practice.

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John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins receiver Josh Doctson (Achilles), guard Shawn Lauvao (ankle), and corners Bashaud Breeland (ankle) and Dashaun Phillips (hamstring) also aren't practicing. Phillips is the only one working on a side field.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Atlanta coach Dan Quinn said Carolina's NFL high 31 third-and-6 and longer situations have to be a factor in quarterback Cam Newton being sacked and pressured so much this season.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

It's raining at Redskins Park as practice begins. The Redskins are staying outdoors rather than practice in their bubble.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Garoppolo did some throwing in the time that reporters were present at practice, as he continues to recover from a sprained AC joint in his right throwing shoulder.

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Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Cody Kessler said he loved watching tape and video of the the quarterbacks who preceded him at USC. Among them was former Browns QB Paul McDonald.

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John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson is not practicing today. He sat out last Wednesday as well because of ankle and knee issues. We'll update his status after practice.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan doesn't concern himself with critics that say the Falcons have put up big numbers against three opponents haven't been the best defensively. But he doesn't hesitate to call Carolina's defense that he will face on Sunday "excellent." He likes the Panthers' young secondary, saying, "good athletes that are confident and aren't afraid to make plays."

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Dan Quinn said WR Mohamed Sanu (shoulder) will not participate in practice today but did go through walkthrough. LB DeVondre Campbell (ankle) will run on the side. WR Julio Jones will practice.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

For the second day in a row, QBs Jimmy Garoppolo (10) and Jacoby Brissett (7) take part in the start of practice. Their level of participation will become known later Wednesday when the club releases its injury report.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Caldwell said he believes Taylor Decker is going to be "fine." Believes he'll be a good player. Said Decker is the least of his worries right now.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions HC Jim Caldwell said Marvin Jones has speed to run by you but he's a great athlete and can contort his body well.