NFL preseason finales; Doug Williams on 'NFL AM'

The 2012 NFL preseason wraps up tonight with a whopping 13 games, including a live doubleheader on NFL Network beginning with Kansas City Chiefs-Green Bay Packers at 7 p.m. ET, followed by Denver Broncos-Arizona Cardinals at 11 p.m. ET. Catch all the action for preseason and regular season games with NFL.com's exclusive Game Center.

Here's what else is on tap Thursday:

Rapoport: Forward thinking

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Teams soon will start chasing a Super Bowl XLVII berth. Ian Rapoport picks 47 -- make that XLVII -- things that we can't wait to see when the season kicks off. More ...

» Tune in to "NFL AM" (from 6 to 10 a.m. ET) for an interview with Grambling State coach and former Washington RedskinsSuper Bowl-winning quarterback Doug Williams, who will discuss his close friendship with the Skins' new QB, Robert Griffin III.

» College football kicks off Saturday, and NFL.com's College Preview rolls out today, including our Top 25 Power Poll, 2013 Draft Tracker, and Heisman and national championship predictions.

» Albert Breer has a feature on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who enters his 13th NFL season hoping to make it to his sixth Super Bowl.

» Kim Jones reports on the traveling media circus otherwise known as the New York Jets.

» With opening night only one week away, the NFL office alerted all 32 teams Wednesday that the 2012 season will begin with replacement officials in place.

» Our NFL analysts predict the eight division winners and four wild-card teams in 2012.

» Who's the best starting quarterback in the league? Gregg Rosenthal takes a tier-by-tier approach to ranking all 32 NFL starting signal-callers.

» There's not much time left to get a fantasy team up and running before the start of the season. Hit Fantasy Football 101 to get up to speed and sign up for an NFL.com fantasy team here.

» Happy birthday to Detroit Lions defensive end Lawrence Jackson, who turns 27 on Thursday, Houston Texans running back Derrick Ward, who turns 32, and former Seattle Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander, who turns 35.

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