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Published: Aug. 10, 2017 at 08:43 p.m.
Updated: Sept. 1, 2017 at 10:09 a.m.

Best of 2017 preseason

The 2017 NFL Preseason is under way as Kickoff closes in. As NFL teams take to the field to test their rookies and perfect their rosters, take a look at a preview of the 2017 NFL season with the best of the 2017 Preseason.

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  • C.J. Beathard 58

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    C.J. Beathard

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard, right, runs for a touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif.

  • Josh Harvey-Clemons 57

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    Josh Harvey-Clemons

    Washington Redskins linebacker Josh Harvey-Clemons returns an interception for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Tampa, Fla.

  • Randall Telfer,Rasheed Bailey 56

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    Randall Telfer,Rasheed Bailey

    Cleveland Browns' Randall Telfer (86) celebrates with Rasheed Bailey (10) after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Chicago Bears, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Chicago.

  • Aaron Peck 55

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    Aaron Peck

    Green Bay Packers' Aaron Peck celebrates his touchdown catch with fans during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis.

  • Rodney Smith 54

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    Rodney Smith

    Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Rodney Smith (86) reacts after scoring a touchdown during an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. The Seahawks defeated the Raiders, 17-13.

  • Taylor Heinicke, Austin Calitro, D.J. Jones 53

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    Taylor Heinicke, Austin Calitro, D.J. Jones

    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Taylor Heinicke, left, dives to the end zone ahead of San Francisco 49ers defenders Austin Calitro (47) and D.J. Jones (96) while scoring on a two-point conversion during the second half of an NFL preseason football game Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Minneapolis. The Vikings won 32-31.

  • Rodney Adams 52

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    Rodney Adams

    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Rodney Adams (12) runs into the end zone during an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers on Aug. 27, 2017 in Minneapolis.

  • Sean Davis, Phillip Dorsett 51

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    Sean Davis, Phillip Dorsett

    Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Sean Davis (28) intercepts the ball in front of Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Phillip Dorsett (15) during the first quarter at Heinz Field. Davis was ruled out of the back of the end-zone and the Colts retained posession.

  • Aaron Rodgers, Von Miller 50

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    Aaron Rodgers, Von Miller

    Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) watches as Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) calls time out during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Denver.

  • John Brown, C.J. Goodwin 49

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    John Brown, C.J. Goodwin

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown (12) makes a catch ahead of Atlanta Falcons cornerback C.J. Goodwin (29) during an NFL football game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Saturday, August 26, 2017 in Atlanta. (Perry Knotts/NFL)

  • Los Angeles Rams 48

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    Los Angeles Rams

    The Los Angeles Rams run out before an NFL preseason football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Chargers defeated the Rams, 21-19.

  • 47

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    A general view of Mercedes-Benz Stadium prior to an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Arizona Cardinals at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Saturday, August 26, 2017 in Atlanta.

  • Tanner McEvoy, DeVante Bausby 46

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    Tanner McEvoy, DeVante Bausby

    Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tanner McEvoy (19) catches a touchdown pass over Kansas City Chiefs cornerback DeVante Bausby (31) during an NFL preseason football game, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Seattle. The Seahawks defeated the Chiefs, 26-13.

  • Chris Hogan, Nevin Lawson 45

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    Chris Hogan, Nevin Lawson

    New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan (15), defended by Detroit Lions cornerback Nevin Lawson (24), pulls in a 32-yard pass for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Detroit.

  • Charcandrick West, Bradley McDougald 44

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    Charcandrick West, Bradley McDougald

    Seattle Seahawks defensive back Bradley McDougald (30) trips Kansas City Chiefs running back Charcandrick West (35) during an NFL preseason football game, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Seattle. The Seahawks defeated the Chiefs, 26-13.

  • Jonathan Stewart 43

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    Jonathan Stewart

    Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (28) takes a picture after an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field, Thursday, August 24, 2017 in Jacksonville, Fla. The Panthers defeated the Jaguars 24-23.

  • Ben Koyack, Damian Parms 42

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    Ben Koyack, Damian Parms

    Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Ben Koyack (83) dives for the end zone as Carolina Panthers defensive back Damian Parms (25) defends during a NFL preseason game, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in Jacksonville, Fla.

  • Telvin Smith, Jalen Ramsey, Kelvin Benjamin 41

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    Telvin Smith, Jalen Ramsey, Kelvin Benjamin

    Jacksonville Jaguars outside linebacker Telvin Smith (50) and Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) pose for a photo with Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) after a NFL preseason game, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 in Jacksonville, Fla.

  • Chris Ivory 40

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    Chris Ivory

    Jacksonville Jaguars running back Chris Ivory (33) runs upfield during an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at EverBank Field, Thursday, August 24, 2017 in Jacksonville, Fla. The Panthers defeated the Jaguars 24-23.

  • Allen Robinson,Kurt Coleman,Daryl Worle 39

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    Allen Robinson,Kurt Coleman,Daryl Worle

    Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson (15) makes a catch against Carolina Panthers safety Kurt Coleman, left, and cornerback Daryl Worley during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla.

  • DeVante Parker, Jaylen Watkins 38

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    DeVante Parker, Jaylen Watkins

    Philadelphia Eagles' Jaylen Watkins (26) pulls in an interception against Miami Dolphins' DeVante Parker (11) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Philadelphia.

  • Cam Newton,Kelvin Benjamin 37

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    Cam Newton,Kelvin Benjamin

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) celebrates after throwing a pass for a touchdown to wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla.

  • Alshon Jeffery,Nate Allen 36

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    Alshon Jeffery,Nate Allen

    Philadelphia Eagles' Alshon Jeffery, left, scores a touchdown past Miami Dolphins' Nate Allen during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Philadelphia.

  • Jay Ajayi 35

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    Jay Ajayi

    Miami Dolphins' Jay Ajayi celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Philadelphia.

  • Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie,Duke Johnson 34

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    Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie,Duke Johnson

    Cleveland Browns running back Duke Johnson (29) rushes as New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (41) dives for the tackle in the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Cleveland.

  • Alvin Kamara 33

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    Alvin Kamara

    New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) evades a tackle on his way to scoring a touchdown during an NFL preseason football game, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Carson, Calif. The Saints defeated the Chargers 13-7.

  • Tre Boston 32

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    Tre Boston

    Los Angeles Chargers defensive back Tre Boston #33 celebrates his sack during an NFL preseason game against the New Orleans Saints and the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 in Carson, Calif..

  • Geremy Davis 31

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    Geremy Davis

    Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Geremy Davis (11) leaps to make a catch during an NFL preseason football game, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Carson, Calif. The Saints defeated the Chargers 13-7.

  • Jordan Dangerfield, Jhurell Pressley 30

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    Jordan Dangerfield, Jhurell Pressley

    Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Jordan Dangerfield, right, is tackled by Atlanta Falcons running back Jhurell Pressley (35) after intercepting a pass intended for Pressley in the fourth quarter of an NFL preseason football game, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 17-13.

  • Marcus Tucker, Matt Bosher 29

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    Marcus Tucker, Matt Bosher

    Pittsburgh Steelers' Marcus Tucker (16) stretches for the ball as it goes by after Atlanta Falcons punter Matt Bosher (5) kicked it in the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Pittsburgh.

  • Marvin Jones, Morris Claiborne 28

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    Marvin Jones, Morris Claiborne

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones (11), defended by New York Jets defensive back Morris Claiborne (21), catches a 5-yard pass for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Detroit.

  • Taysom Hill 27

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    Taysom Hill

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Taysom Hill (8) celebrates as he carries the ball into the end zone for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.

  • Patrick Mahomes, Kevin Minter 26

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    Patrick Mahomes, Kevin Minter

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) runs for a first down and is pushed out of bounds by Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Kevin Minter, center, in the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Cincinnati.

  • Dez Bryant 25

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    Dez Bryant

    Aug 19, 2017; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) scores a touchdown against Indianapolis Colts free safety Darius Butler (20) and cornerback Vontae Davis (21) in the first quarter at AT&T Stadium.

  • Christian McCaffrey, Brice McCain 24

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    Christian McCaffrey, Brice McCain

    Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey dives into the end zone for a touchdown on a 17-yard run ahead of Tennessee Titans cornerback Brice McCain (23) in the first half of an NFL football preseason game Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Stefon Diggs 23

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    Stefon Diggs

    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs catches the ball during an NFL preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2017 in Seattle.

  • Chris Carson 22

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    Chris Carson

    Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) hurdles Minnesota Vikings cornerback Jabari Price during the first half of an NFL football preseason game, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Seattle.

  • Zay Jones, C.J. Smith 21

    Michael Perez/Associated Press

    Zay Jones, C.J. Smith

    Buffalo Bills' Zay Jones (11) attempts to catch a pass in the end zone against Philadelphia Eagles' C.J. Smith (37) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Philadelphia.

  • Chris Matthews, Matt Darr 20

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    Chris Matthews, Matt Darr

    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Chris Matthews (13) blocks a punt by Miami Dolphins punter Matt Darr (4), during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

  • Ronald Darby, Dion Dawkins 19

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    Ronald Darby, Dion Dawkins

    Philadelphia Eagles' Ronald Darby (35) returns an interception against Buffalo Bills' Dion Dawkins (73) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Philadelphia.

  • Cameron Wake, Nick Boyle 18

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    Cameron Wake, Nick Boyle

    Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake (91) rushes Baltimore Ravens tight end Nick Boyle (86) during an NFL preseason football game between the Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2016 in Miami, Fla.

  • Michael Davis, Kasen Williams 17

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    Michael Davis, Kasen Williams

    Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Michael Davis (43) in coverage as Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Kasen Williams (18) jumps for a catch during the first half of a preseason NFL football game between the Seattle Seahawks Sunday and Los Angeles Chargers, Aug. 13, 2017, in Carson, Calif.

  • Larry Fitzgerald, Brittan Golden 16

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    Larry Fitzgerald, Brittan Golden

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald hugs teammate Brittan Golden (10) after Golden scored a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz.

  • Kenny Golladay, Cole Wick 15

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    Kenny Golladay, Cole Wick

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay (19) celebrates with Cole Wick after scoring a touchdown on a 15-year pass play against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Indianapolis.

  • Kendrick Bourne 14

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    Kendrick Bourne

    San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Kendrick Bourne (6) catches a 2-point conversion against Kansas City Chiefs defensive back J.R. Nelson (30) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Aug. 11, 2017.

  • D'Onta Foreman 13

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    D'Onta Foreman

    Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman (27) leaps over Carolina Panthers cornerback Cole Luke (32) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C.

  • Rodney Adams 12

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    Rodney Adams

    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Rodney Adams (12) runs away from Buffalo Bills defensive back Charles James (38) for a touchdown during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

  • Mitch Trubisky 11

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    Mitch Trubisky

    Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) runs onto the field prior to an NFL Football game before the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Chicago.

  • Matt Ryan 10

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    Matt Ryan

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) warms up prior to an NFL Football game before the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Miami Dolphins, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

  • Austin Carr, Tracy Howard 9

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    Austin Carr, Tracy Howard

    New England Patriots wide receiver Austin Carr, center, catches a touchdown pass in the grasp of Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Tracy Howard (36) in the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • De'Vondre Campbell, Jakeen Grant 8

    Lynne Sladky/Associated Press

    De'Vondre Campbell, Jakeen Grant

    Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell (59) intercepts a pass intended for Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jakeem Grant (19), during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

  • Terrance West 7

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    Terrance West

    Baltimore Ravens running back Terrance West (28) dives into the end zone for a touchdown in the first half of a preseason NFL football gameĀ against the Washington Redskins, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Baltimore.

  • Cam Newton, Damiere Byrd 6

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    Cam Newton, Damiere Byrd

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton celebrates a Panthers Damiere Byrd touchdown with Carolina Panthers quarterback Joe Webb (14) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Houston Texans, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C.

  • Leonte Carroo 5

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    Leonte Carroo

    Miami Dolphins wide receiver Leonte Carroo (88) catches a pass for a touchdown as Atlanta Falcons cornerback C.J. Goodwin (29) is at left, during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

  • Damore'ea Stringfellow 4

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    Damore'ea Stringfellow

    Miami Dolphins wide receiver Damore'ea Stringfellow (84) celebrates a touchdown reception with teammates during the second half of an preseason NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins on Thursday, Aug. 10th, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

  • Chris Harris 3

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    Chris Harris

    Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris (25) celebrates a pick-six during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Chicago.

  • Deshaun Watson 2

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    Deshaun Watson

    Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) celebrates after running in a touchdown during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C.

  • Michael Clark 1

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    Michael Clark

    Green Bay Packers' Michael Clark celebrates his touchdown catch with fans during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 24-9.

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