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Unveiling our projections for next NFL season: Eight things you need to know

The ESPN Football Power Index projections are live. Here's how our model believes the 2022 season will play out, from Super Bowl champ predictions to close division races.

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Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus which players benefited most from the draft

The Saints didn't pick Jameis Winston's successor and the Cowboys' rookies will free up Micah Parsons.

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Chase Young, Carson Wentz hold keys to Commanders' playoff fate

The Commanders drafted some exciting players, such as receiver Jahan Dotson, but need rebound seasons from big-name veterans to make strides in 2022.

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'YOU DROP A BALL, YOU RUN A MILE'

Ball-security drills start early in OBJ's house

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BREES BACK TO NEW ORLEANS?

If Drew Brees is serious about playing again, what happens next?

Can Brees unretire? Do the Saints hold his rights? Here’s a quick glance at what a comeback might entail for the 43-year-old.

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Stephen A. urges Saints to reunite with Drew Brees

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SCHEDULE ROLLOUTS

The Seahawks pranked their players with a ridiculously unfair fake schedule

Four straight road games? No bye week after a trip to Germany? Playing on both Thanksgiving and Christmas?

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Giants, Chiefs and more get creative with schedule release

A handful of teams had fun with the news, posting graphics, jokes and more on social media.

NFL SCHEDULE RELEASE

Win total predictions: Our reporters make over/under picks for all 32 teams

The initial Caesars win total projections for the 2022 NFL season are out, so where does your team fall in the over/under debate?

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Analysis and a bold prediction for all 32 teams

The NFL released the regular-season schedule on Thursday.

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