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Published: Aug. 23, 2019 at 11:49 a.m.
Updated: Aug. 25, 2019 at 01:21 a.m.

2019 NFL Preseason Week 3: Best photos

The 2019 NFL preseason is under way as teams get into gear for the regular season. Rookies and veterans alike take to the field, receiving the first competitive reps of the year. Take a look at some of the best photos of the third week of preseason.

21 Photos Total

  • Los Angeles Chargers tight end Sean Culkin, right, is tackled by Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jamar Taylor during the second half of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Carson, Calif. 21

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    Sean Culkin, Jamar Taylor

    Los Angeles Chargers tight end Sean Culkin, right, is tackled by Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jamar Taylor during the second half of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Carson, Calif.

  • Chicago Bears tight end Jesper Horsted, foreground, makes a touchdown reception against Indianapolis Colts cornerback Shakial Taylor during the second half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Indianapolis. 20

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    Jesper Horsted, Shakial Taylor

    Chicago Bears tight end Jesper Horsted, foreground, makes a touchdown reception against Indianapolis Colts cornerback Shakial Taylor during the second half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Indianapolis.

  • Indianapolis Colts defensive back Isaiah Johnson (38) makes an interception next to Chicago Bears wide receiver Joe Walker (2) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Indianapolis. 19

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    Isaiah Johnson, Joe Walker

    Indianapolis Colts defensive back Isaiah Johnson (38) makes an interception next to Chicago Bears wide receiver Joe Walker (2) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Indianapolis.

  • New Orleans Saints' Michael Thomas (13) catches a pass for a touchdown in front of New York Jets' Tevaughn Campbell (35) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. 18

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    MIchael Thomas, Tevaughn Campbell

    New Orleans Saints' Michael Thomas (13) catches a pass for a touchdown in front of New York Jets' Tevaughn Campbell (35) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J.

  • Arizona Cardinals linebacker Dennis Gardeck (92) breaks up a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Minneapolis. 17

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    Dennis Gardeck

    Arizona Cardinals linebacker Dennis Gardeck (92) breaks up a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Minneapolis.

  • New England Patriots defensive end Michael Bennett (77) celebrates his sack of Carolina Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen in the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. 16

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    Michael Bennett

    New England Patriots defensive end Michael Bennett (77) celebrates his sack of Carolina Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen in the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • Atlanta Falcons fullback Ricky Ortiz (30) breaks up a pss intended for Washington Redskins wide receiver Kelvin Harmon (13) during the second half an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Atlanta. 15

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    Ricky Ortiz

    Atlanta Falcons fullback Ricky Ortiz (30) breaks up a pss intended for Washington Redskins wide receiver Kelvin Harmon (13) during the second half an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Atlanta.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, and Carolina Panthers wide receiver Chris Hogan speak at midfield after an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. 14

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    Tom Brady, Chris Hogan

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, and Carolina Panthers wide receiver Chris Hogan speak at midfield after an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • Rain pours down during the second half of a preseason NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Baltimore Ravens, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Philadelphia. 13

    Michael Perez/Associated Press

    Philadelphia Eagles

    Rain pours down during the second half of a preseason NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Baltimore Ravens, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Philadelphia.

  • Green Bay Packers cornerback Josh Jackson (37) breaks up a pass intended for Oakland Raiders wide receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El (9) in the first half at Investors Group Field on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. 12

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    Josh Jackson

    Green Bay Packers cornerback Josh Jackson (37) breaks up a pass intended for Oakland Raiders wide receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El (9) in the first half at Investors Group Field on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.

  • Atlanta Falcons defensive back Jayson Stanley (23) hits Washington Redskins wide receiver Cam Sims (89) during the second half an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Atlanta. 11

    Mike Stewart/Associated Press

    Jayson Stanley, Cam Sims

    Atlanta Falcons defensive back Jayson Stanley (23) hits Washington Redskins wide receiver Cam Sims (89) during the second half an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Atlanta.

  • Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jake Kumerow (16) catches a touchdown pass against Oakland Raiders cornerback Nick Nelson (23) during the second quarter at Investors Group Field on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. 10

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    Jake Kumerow

    Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jake Kumerow (16) catches a touchdown pass against Oakland Raiders cornerback Nick Nelson (23) during the second quarter at Investors Group Field on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.

  • Miami Dolphins cornerback Eric Rowe, bottom, tackles Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Terrelle Pryor (10) during the first half of an NFL football preseason game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Fla. 9

    Lynne Sladky/Associated Press

    Terrelle Pryor, Eric Rowe

    Miami Dolphins cornerback Eric Rowe, bottom, tackles Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Terrelle Pryor (10) during the first half of an NFL football preseason game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Fla.

  • Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) and quarterback Derek Carr (4) hold their helmets before a game against the Green Bay Packers at Investors Group Field on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. 8

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    Antonio Brown, Derek Carr

    Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) and quarterback Derek Carr (4) hold their helmets before a game against the Green Bay Packers at Investors Group Field on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.

  • Cincinnati Bengals free safety Jessie Bates (30) and cornerback B.W. Webb (24) break up a pass to New York Giants wide receiver Cody Latimer (12) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Cincinnati. 7

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    Jessie Bates

    Cincinnati Bengals free safety Jessie Bates (30) and cornerback B.W. Webb (24) break up a pass to New York Giants wide receiver Cody Latimer (12) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Cincinnati.

  • Philadelphia Eagles' Rodney McLeod, top, tackles Baltimore Ravens' Trace McSorley during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Philadelphia. 6

    Matt Rourke/Associated Press

    Rodney McLeod, Trace McSorley

    Philadelphia Eagles' Rodney McLeod, top, tackles Baltimore Ravens' Trace McSorley during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Philadelphia.

  • New England Patriots wide receiver Gunner Olszewski (9) leaps over Carolina Panthers cornerback Cole Luke (32) in the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. 5

    Charles Krupa/Associated Press

    Gunner Olszewski, Cole Luke

    New England Patriots wide receiver Gunner Olszewski (9) leaps over Carolina Panthers cornerback Cole Luke (32) in the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • Washington Redskins kicker Dustin Hopkins (3) watches his kick against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Atlanta. 4

    John Bazemore/Associated Press

    Dustin Hopkins

    Washington Redskins kicker Dustin Hopkins (3) watches his kick against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Atlanta.

  • New York Giants linebacker Josiah Tauaefa (48) tackles Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Hunter Sharp (15) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Cincinnati. 3

    Gary Landers/Associated Press

    Josiah Tauaefa

    New York Giants linebacker Josiah Tauaefa (48) tackles Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Hunter Sharp (15) during the second half of an NFL preseason football game Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Cincinnati.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) and Miami Dolphins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) congratulate each other after an NFL football preseason game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Jaguars, 22-7. 2

    Lynne Sladky/Associated Press

    Josh Rosen, Jalen Ramsey

    Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) and Miami Dolphins quarterback Josh Rosen (3) congratulate each other after an NFL football preseason game, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Jaguars, 22-7.

  • Oakland Raiders quarterback Nathan Peterman (3) is pressured by Green Bay Packers defensive end James Looney (99) in the second half at Investors Group Field on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. 1

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    Nathan Peterman

    Oakland Raiders quarterback Nathan Peterman (3) is pressured by Green Bay Packers defensive end James Looney (99) in the second half at Investors Group Field on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.