Some of the NFL's biggest stars were included Wednesday night when players 21-30 on NFL Network's "The Top 100: Players of 2012" were revealed, and as usual the opinions were flying fast and furious. Dave Dameshek and Adam Rank discuss Ben Roethlisberger's merits at No. 30 on the "Dave Dameshek Football Podcast" reaction show, and pick a side on the debate about the best tight end in the league.
Here's what else is on tap for Thursday:
â¢ It's a perfect storm of offseason practice, as all 32 NFL teams hit the field for minicamps or OTAs today. NFL Network and Around the League will keep you posted on all the pertinent news.
â¢ With the draft and most of free agency behind us, how do last year's playoff haves and have-nots stack up for 2012? Our Gil Brandt offers his early 1-32 NFL Power Rankings.
â¢ Green Bay's hopes of returning to the Super Bowl in 2012 might just rest with fixing their horrendous defense from 2011. Bucky Brooks lists three key things the Packers can do to make this happen.
â¢ NBA TV premiered its "Dream Team" documentary Wednesday, prompting Adam Rank to look back at the NFL landscape in 1992 and pick his dream NFL squad.
â¢ Five episodes of "NFL's Top 10" featuring countdowns of some of the greatest NFL moments are up for vote by fans. Check out the options, select your favorite, then see if it airs June 16 on NFL Network.
â¢ Happy birthday to former NFL offensive lineman and current NFL Network analyst Jamie Dukes, who turns 48 on Thursday. Also celebrating a birthday is former Oakland Raiders DL Ben Davidson, who turns 72.
â¢ Your fantasy team plays in the NFL, so why don't you play on NFL.com? Sign up now to play the official free fantasy game of the NFL.
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