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Debating top players at every NFL position

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

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Non-QB MVPs for all 32 teams

NFL Nation reporters go beyond the QB position to pick out each team's MVP heading into the season, including Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith and Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.

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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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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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Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill O'Brien said last week that though he wants to see the starting offensive line get reps together, the positive of the starters missing time is that a lot of the other players have gotten more reps than they usually would. Greg Mancz is a great example. He has gotten plenty of opportunities, and has impressed O'Brien thus far.

Sarah Barshop ESPN Staff Writer 

Nick Martin will miss at least four months with ankle surgery, ESPN confirmed on Thursday. Martin had won the starting center job after the first few weeks of camp, but Greg Mancz has played well in his absence. A tough blow for an offensive line already missing Duane Brown (quadriceps) and Derek Newton (hamstring). Texans will have the option to bring him back to practice after six weeks, under new IR rules.

Chargers trying to turn fans against Bosa?

Dan Graziano says the Chargers taking the Joey Bosa contract situation public is an effort to turn the San Diego fanbase against the first-round draft pick.

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Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Crash course: Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan enlisted Jack Conklin's help to offer this quick lesson on pass sets.

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harrison's plan is to meet with NFL investigators at 11 a.m., then attend a Steelers practice that starts some time in the late morning. Harrison expects the interview to be brief.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions have released veteran Stevan Ridley. That likely sets Detroit's running backs this season with Ameer Abdullah, Theo Riddick, Zach Zenner and Dwayne Washington. George Winn is still on the roster, too.

Mara 'comfortable' re-signing Brown

Giants owner John Mara defends his decision to re-sign kicker Josh Brown despite domestic violence allegations against Brown.

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Manziel and CFL wouldn't be good match

Kevin Seifert details why Johnny Manziel would not be a good fit for the Canadian Football League on and off the field.

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Golic: If I'm Bosa, I'm reporting

There is a lot on the line for Joey Bosa, but Mike Golic advises the rookie to save the fight for his next contract negotiation.

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What Norman's move to the NFC means

The First Take crew examines Redskins cornerback Josh Norman's transition to the NFC East, where he'll go head-to-head with some of the best wide receivers in the NFL.

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Cam Newton can get even better in 2016

Panthers QB Cam Newton already won an MVP award for his play in 2015, but Bill Barnwell considers what Superman can still do to improve even more. Unlimited potential

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High expectations for Elliott in NFL debut

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott will take the first step toward trying to fulfill Dallas' needs when he makes his debut Thursday. Running game

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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."