TOP PASSER: The experts in Las Vegas think that Ben Roethlisberger has the best chance of anyone to lead the league in passing yards this year, even more so than Aaron Rodgers. Could this be the year Big Ben wins his first MVP trophy? At the very least, he's in the prime of his career and Steelers fans can get excited about that.
BENJAMIN TEARS ACL: Wednesday was a bad one for the Panthers, who lost their best receiver, Kelvin Benjamin, to a torn ACL in practice. That puts more pressure on tight end Greg Olsen and rookie receiver Devin Funchess in the passing game. Will they sign Reggie Wayne as a fill-in for the season? The news is pushing Cam Newton's fantasy stock down too.
IUPATI DOWN: The Cardinals lost offensive guard Mike Iupati for 6-8 weeks. The NFC West might have the worst four offensive lines of any division in the NFL.
DOLPHIN WOES: Miami's secondary took a major blow in the Dolphins' practice with the Panthers yesterday. They lost safety Louis Delmas to a torn ACL.
NO FIGHTING: Guess which two teams were the only ones NOT fighting at their joint practice this week?
FASHIONISTA: What in the hell is Odell Beckham wearing?!
TEBOW CHRONICLES: One year ago Jon Bois published his epic, The Tim Tebow Chronicles. Here's how he did it and why.
BRO CUSHING: The star of this week's Hard Knocks episode was Brian Cushing. We have some thoughts on his turn in the spotlight.
THREAT DOWN: Kam Chancellor is apparently not bluffing in his contract demands with the Seahawks.
HIGHLIGHT MACHINE: Eagles running back Kenjon Barner has been making highlight reel moves all through camp and the preseason. Watch him burn this Ravens linebacker in practice; it might be his best move so far ... wow.
MARTIN WILL BE FINE: Dallas Cowboys lineman Zack Martin won't be slowed down too much from the neck stinger he suffered in practice this week.
DEFLATEGATE: Tom Brady will not accept a suspension, and this thing probably isn't going away anytime soon.
ALEX SMITH PASSING CHART: Ever wonder what goes through Alex Smith's mind on a passing play? Here's a helpful flow chart to give you the FULL picture.
NICE CATCH: Want a taste of what Jimmy Graham can do for Seattle? Watch his incredible leaping touchdown catch from practice.