Roger Goodell to give NFL State of the League speech

An incredible week of star power on "NFL AM" concludes today with another A-list slate, headlined by Joe Gibbs and Doug Williams reuniting for the 25th anniversary of Super Bowl XXII, comedian Tracy Morgan, Arian Foster (who told NFL Network's Alex Flanagan that he will likely undergo heart surgery in about a month), Victor Cruz, Clay Matthews, Alfred Morris and more. Join us live from New Orleans beginning at 6 a.m. ET on NFL Network.

Here's what else is on tap for Friday:

» With health and safety news at the forefront of the week's debate, don't miss Commissioner Roger Goodell's annual State of the League address live from Super Bowl XLVII at 12:30 p.m. ET on NFL Network. And don't miss "Super Bowl Live" throughout the day, as sports stars and other celebrities come and go with abandon.

» NFL Evolution reported on Thursday's health and safety conference in New Orleans, where the NFL said it wants to have independent neurological specialists on the sidelines in time for the 2013 season.

» What were the 10 best plays of the 2012 season? We've whittled the list to 20 highlights, and today is your last chance to cast your vote. We'll reveal the winner at the NFL Honors ceremony on Saturday.

» Jeff Darlington has a story of three NFL stars playing in Super Bowl XLVII -- Ed Reed, Vernon Davis and Torrey Smith -- who all endured trying times with respect to their brothers.

» Adam Schein offers nine predictions for a Super Sunday in The Schein Nine.

» Our Super Debate asks if the San Francisco 49ers would be in the Super Bowl if they had landed Peyton Manning.

» Daniel Jeremiah has the advanced scouting reports for both Super Bowl teams.

» Our NFL Honors Instant Debate settles the question of who should be Comeback Player of the Year, ahead of Saturday's NFL Honors ceremony.

» Happy birthday to New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich, who turns 29 on Friday.

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