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What to watch for: Giants-Jets

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It's the moment we've all been waiting for -- Week 3 of the NFL preseason. We'll see more established stars and potential starters than any other week of the preseason. Around The NFL's Conor Orr dissects what you can expect to see from the 16 games this weekend.

Here's what to what to watch for ...

GIANTS at JETS (7:30 p.m.)

» Does the offense bounce back? Facing essentially the same scheme as they did a week ago but with better players, the Giants are hoping to avoid the goose egg on the scoreboard. The team is an odd mix of concerned and understanding at the moment, but a brand-new head coach never wants to roll into the regular season with a general malaise.

» The Giants brought in kicker Randy Bullock after Tom Obarski missed a field goal against the Bills last week. Bullock is essentially auditioning for the Week 1 gig, which should bridge the gap until the team welcomes Josh Brown back from a personal conduct suspension. However, the team has been mum on Brown of late, and a strong performance from Bullock could eventually lead to a long-term gig.

» Earlier this week, Jets head coach Todd Bowles told reporters he had a plan at quarterback but would not reveal it. Geno Smith is still the acting backup for Ryan Fitzpatrick but with no direct conformation, we'll have to wait and see. Regardless, Bryce Petty is hot on Smith's trail after a strong performance against the Redskins last week.

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