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NFL preseason 2013, week 1: Bills, Colts wrap up weekend

E.J. Manuel made his pro debut on Sunday afternoon as the Bills and Colts squared off to wrap up the preseason's first week.

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NFL preseason MVP watch

The preseason may not matter to most, but we're watching for who the best performer ends up being at the end of it all.

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Grading the preseason as a zero sum game

There can be only none.

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Jim Irsay is mad about preseason football

The Colts owner wasn't happy with his team's performance, and he let the world know all about it.

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Tuel impressive in Bills romp

Buffalo and its rookie quarterback played well in a preseason win.

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Debrief: Lessons from the preseason's first week

The New Orleans defense didn't inspire much confidence in its first outing under Rob Ryan. How far does it have to go to put the Saints back in contention?

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Colts "terrible" in loss

Indianapolis didn't get off to its desired start in a sloppy loss to Buffalo at home.

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Bills sweep aside Colts in first preseason game

The Bills routed the Colts, 44-20, in Sunday afternoon preseason action.

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E.J. Manuel finishes strong in preseason opener

The first quarterback taken in the 2013 NFL Draft made his debut on Sunday, and the results were mixed.

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How to watch Bills vs. Colts

The Bills and the Colts square off on Sunday afternoon in the only preseason game of the day.

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Bills vs. Colts game preview

The Buffalo Bills and Indianapolis Colts will play the Sunday game to wrap-up the first week of the preseason.

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Giants best Steelers Saturday

The New York Giants bested the Pittsburgh Steelers, 18-13, in Saturday night preseason action.

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Adams injures leg, leaves game

Kris Adams left Saturday's game against the Steelers with a leg fracture, and it didn't look good.

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Blogger reactions to Raiders-Cowboys game

See how our network's bloggers reacted to the Raiders' 19-17 preseason win over the Cowboys.

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Panthers defense steps up in win

The Panthers came out on top in an ugly, turnover-filled game. See what our bloggers had to say about the game.

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McCown leads Saints over Chiefs

The Chiefs starters had a solid preseason debut, but the backups couldn't get the job done as the Saints eked out a 17-13 win.

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Hopkins, Patterson own the night

A pair of rookie receivers stole the show on a summer night in Minnesota.

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Packers stifled in loss

Arizona got off to a good start in the Carson Palmer era, while the Packers couldn't crack the scoreboard.

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Gabbert, Henne mediocre in loss

In the least publicized quarterback battle, Blaine Gabbert lost ground to Chad Henne.

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QB's shine in Pats win over Eagles

New England won a shootout in Philly on Friday, with both teams giving a glimpse into the future.

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Rob Ryan's latest play sheet advertisement

The Saints new defensive coordinator gave a high school powerhouse some extra publicity on Friday night.

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Giants at Steelers: How to watch

Real, live football returns for fans in Pittsburgh and New York on Saturday night.

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QB battles report card

Not much was decided for the various quarterback battles in Week 1 of the preseason, but there's plenty worth talking about.

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Raiders top Cowboys in opener

Oakland held on in the end for its first win and a little bit of hope going forward.

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Previewing Giants-Steelers

The two teams are coming off disappointing 2012 seasons.

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Odds and lines for Giants vs. Steelers

Will the Steelers' quarterback depth pay off?

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No fracture for Jets' Smith

The rookie rolled an ankle in his NFL debut but nothing was broken.

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Blackmon, Carroll involved in sideline exchange

Blackmon wasn't playing Friday night but managed to make headlines anyway.

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Saints rally to beat Chiefs

Andy Reid's first game as Kansas City's head coach didn't end as he would have liked.

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Newton limited, Carolina beats Chicago 24-17

The Carolina Panthers beat the Chicago Bears at home on Friday night, with Cam Newton tossing a touchdown in limited action.

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Texans dominate Vikings

The Texans shut out Minnesota in the second half on their way to victory.

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Quarterbacks lead Cardinals to win over Packers

Quarterbacks Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton led the Arizona Cardinals to a 17-0 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Friday.

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Patriots run all over Eagles

The New England Patriots rode Stevan Ridley and LeGarrette Blount to a 31-22 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday.

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Jets fall to Detroit, 26-17

Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith was injured in his preseason debut.

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Horsing around at the Superdome

Who's happy football is back? These bros this stallion, zebra and unicorn in New Orleans, that's who.

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Nate Burleson has a lion in his ear

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Dolphins easily trounce Jaguars

The Miami Dolphins cruised to a relatively easy victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday, winning, 27-3.

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Mallett leaves game with head injury

New England Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett went down with an apparent head injury against the Philadelphia Eagles

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Eric Fisher suffers minor thumb injury

The Kansas City Chiefs' top draft pick was taken to the locker room late in the first half.

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Geno Smith leaves game with ankle injury

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith injured his ankle in preseason action against the Detroit Lions on Friday.

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Tebow Time has begun

Tebow Time is officially underway -- he's entered the game for the New England Patriots.

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Bears DT Melton being evaluated for concussion

The Bears defensive tackle got hurt in the first quarter of Chicago's first preseason game.

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Mark Sanchez's lucky headband isn't working

The Jets quarterback ...

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Mark Sanchez throws pick six; football is back

Mark Sanchez is back to doing Mark Sanchez things.

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Bears at Panthers: How to watch

Chicago and Carolina kick off their preseasons Friday night.

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A prayer from a ball thrown by Tim Tebow

May the Lord love and watch over all the little oblong playthings of the world.

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Flynn, Pryor duke it out vs. Cowboys

Matt Flynn starts out as the Raiders' starter, but he also started as the Seahawks' starter last year, and look how that turned out. We'll see how he fares Friday against Dallas.

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Bears vs. Panthers game preview

It's only preseason, but both the Carolina Panthers and Chicago Bears have some serious questions about the right side of their offensive lines, which could leave quarterbacks vulnerable.

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Chiefs vs. Saints game preview

Sean Payton and Andy Reid square off at the Super Dome.

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Vikings-Texans preview

The Texans and Vikings should feature a fun battle this weekend when Adrian Peterson tries to do his thing against Brian Cushing, J.J. Watt and an explosive Texans defense.

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Carson Palmer to make debut vs. Packers

The Cardinals have a new coach and a new quarterback this season, but will Bruce Arians and Carson Palmer make enough of a difference against the Packers in the preseason opener?

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Dolphins vs. Jaguars game preview

The Dolphins will head north to take on their in-state rivals.

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QB battle on display as Eagles face Pats

The Patriots will travel to take on the Eagles in Friday's preseason opener. Focus will be trained on the Eagles' offense, where Michael Vick and Nick Foles will compete for the team's starting quarterback role in front of fans.

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Jets-Lions: Will Geno Smith impress?

In their first preseason game of the year, the Jets are looking to find out who their starters are, while the Lions search for depth in their running back and receiver ranks. Get the full rundown for both teams right here.

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"[HOME TEAM] -3": the story of Week 1 preseason

Most odds in Week 1 of the preseason game are just "[HOME TEAM] -3." The games where it is not speak sagas about the teams involved.

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