Get a jump on the day's football talk with a jam-packed edition of "NFL AM" beginning at 6 a.m. ET on NFL Network. Today, Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas visits the studio to discuss his loquacious teammates in the secondary and his team's lofty ambitions for 2013. Plus, NFL head of security Jeff Miller details the league's new policy on what fans can bring to games, Dr. Neel Anand, director of spine trauma at Cedars-Sinai Spine Center in Los Angeles, explains New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski's back surgery later today, Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk on the first day of "NFL Broadcast Boot Camp," former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway, and much more.
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Here's what else is on tap for Tuesday:
» Albert Breer scours the AFC South to determine who's really in charge.
» As we await the start of football season, we've compiled an all-time list of the most underrated and overrated players for every team. Up Next: The Cincinnati Bengals and the Detroit Lions.
» NFL Evolution reports that for the first time, a state's football coaches association has endorsed Heads Up Football for its members, who are high school coaches.
» Watch former NFL running-back-turned thespian Eddie George take center stage as Julius Caesar, and take a look at how the sport of football and the sport of kings have crossed paths over the years, in a one-hour block of "NFL Films Presents" at 8 p.m. ET on NFL Network.
» NFL.com fantasy expert Adam Rank has created a bracket of 34 films in the running to be named The Greatest Football Movie Ever. See the contenders here, and stay tuned for the tournament to find out which film comes out on top.