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9hESPN.com

Friday NFL preview for all 32 teams

NFL Nation assesses what to watch across the league on Friday, including the Cowboys' being cautious with quarterback Tony Romo after he suffered a back injury in the game against the Seahawks.

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33mBill Barnwell

The birth of a D revolution

We may very well be watching the prime years of the best defensive draft class to ever play the game. And even in an NFL loaded with offense, those defenders have meant titles.

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Predicting breakout rookies for all 32 teams

In Sterling Shepard, the Giants believe they picked up a wingman for Odell Beckham Jr. Which other rookies could star in 2016? NFL Nation picks the rookie each team will rely on the most.

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Romo leaves in first quarter after injuring lower back (0:44)
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2hKevin Seifert and John Keim

The Gruden vs. Warner goldmine of Arena Bowl X

Feast your eyes on this jewel of an ESPN telecast (in SD quality no less) between Jay Gruden and Kurt Warner, and read what they recall of each other, the AFL and that 1996 title game.

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Wilson scrambles and finds Lockett for a TD (0:45)
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Trufant picks off Tannehill's tipped pass (0:22)
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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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19hMike Sando

Debating top players at every NFL position

Should Cam Newton really have 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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2hKevin Seifert

How the CFL could claim Johnny Manziel

The football league would welcome Johnny Football, but there's a mountain of challenges the former NFL QB would face -- on and off the field -- north of the border, writes Kevin Seifert.

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16hAdam Schefter

Source: Coughlin joins competition committee

Former New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin joins Denver Broncos exec John Elway and Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians as the newest members of the NFL's competition committee, per a source.

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Cousins, Redskins ready to lead NFC East (1:11)
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Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

This Week In 1989: Brewers buy every chicken at Wade Boggs' favorite chicken place in town to prevent him from having his pregame meal.

Hopkins becomes mentor to young receivers

Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins has emerged as one of the league's top receivers and is sharing his knowledge with his teammates. Leadership role

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All eyes on Kaepernick in 49ers' third preseason game

After sitting out the 49ers' first two preseason games to nurse a sore right shoulder, QB Colin Kaepernick will make his debut on Friday. Pressure is on

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That time Gruden and Warner dueled in Arena Bowl X

Jay Gruden and Kurt Warner first faced each other as opposing quarterbacks with the Arena Football championship on the line.

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QB Christian Hackenberg is healthy and whether makes NFL preseason debut vs NYG depends on whether Todd Bowles can "fit him in," per source

Elliott shows all-around game in debut

In 15 snaps, Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott sprung a few nice runs, picked up a blitz and showed toughness against the Seahawks.

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Elliott shows all-around game in debut

In 15 snaps, Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott sprung a few nice runs, picked up a blitz and showed toughness against the Seahawks. Solid showing

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Predicting breakout rookies for all 32 teams

NFL Nation picks the rookies each team will rely on the most. Rising stars

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Wilson works magic on Cowboys defense

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson buys time in the pocket, then rolls to his right and throws an absolute dart to Tyler Lockett in the end zone for a nine-yard touchdown.

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Herm’s inspirational message to child with hand transplant

Herm Edwards sends a special message out to Zion Harvey, who had the first hand transplant in the United States and dreams of playing football.

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Romo leaves injured in preseason game

Just over a minute into the first quarter, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo scrambles and gets tackled by the Seahawks' Cliff Avril. Romo grabs for his lower back and leaves the game under his own power.

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Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

With 16 seconds left in the game Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott took the time to sign some autographs.

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Dak Prescott completed 17 of 23 passes Thursday for 116 yards and a touchdown. So far this preseason, he has completed 39 of 50 passes (78% completion percentage) for 454 yards, 5 TD and no interceptions.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

One NFL preseason game in Orlando, Fla. is in the books. The next NFL action here will be in the 2017 Pro Bowl.

Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Russell Wilson completed 16 of 21 passes for 192 yards and a pair of touchdowns against the Cowboys. Wilson and the starting offense scored on four of six possessions (two touchdowns and two field goals). Perhaps most importantly, Wilson didn't take a sack all night.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons defensive end Adrian Clayborn will have an MRI on his left shoulder tomorrow

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn obviously not happy with tonight's performance.