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The NFL is back!
After a long offseason that perhaps saw more attention being given to league policies than on-field storylines, NFL teams are trickling back to training camp, with the first preseason game just ten days away.
At the beginning of last season, the big talk was how the Patriots could go 19-0 and win the whole thing. Instead, the Patriots threatened to come apart and the Eagles — the Eagles! — won the Super Bowl with their backup quarterback.
This year, there’s plenty of storylines to watch. Can the Patriots continue their winning ways with 40-year-old Tom Brady in a beef with Bill Belichick? Can the Eagles stay on top when Carson Wentz returns from an ACL injury? Will the Rams’ super-team live up to the hype? Will Kirk Cousins take the Vikings over the edge? Can Jimmy Garoppolo continue his strong play from last season? Will Andrew Luck play?
We can’t wait to find out the answers. With training camps kicking off, here’s where all 32 teams stand right now.
32. Miami Dolphins
2017 record: 6-10
Biggest additions: Signed RB Frank Gore, signed QB Brock Osweiler, signed WR Danny Amendola, drafted S Minkah Fitzpatrick
Biggest losses: DT Ndamukong Suh, WR Jarvin Landry, LB Lawrence Timmons
One thing to know: The Dolphins got older and less skilled at their skill positions this offseason. Ryan Tannehill’s return from a knee injury may be the big highlight of the season.
31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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2017 record: 5-11, 4th in NFC South
Biggest additions: Signed C Ryan Jensen, signed DE Vinny Curry, traded for DE Jason Pierre-Paul, drafted DT Vita Vea
Biggest losses: RB Doug Martin
One thing to know: After Jameis Winston’s latest suspension, the Buccaneers will be left to start the season with Ryan Fitzpatrick under center for their first three games. Wins won’t come easy, as they face the Saints, Eagles, and Steelers.
30. Buffalo Bills
2017 record: 9-7, 2nd in AFC East
Biggest additions: Signed QB A.J. McCarron, signed DE Trent Murphy, drafted Josh Allen
Biggest losses: QB Tyrod Taylor, LT Cordy Glenn
One thing to know: The Bills seemingly have a quarterback battle to shake out between McCarron, Allen, and second-year man Nathan Peterman. The status of LeSean McCoy will be worth watching following accusations from an ex-girlfriend that he was involved a home robbery and assault on her earlier in July.