Kickoff is inching closer, and NFL.com is getting you ready for the season with a list of the players most essential to their teams. Check back later Tuesday for Bucky Brooks' five most indispensable players in the NFL.
Here's what else is on tap Tuesday:
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» Wake up early with "NFL AM" (from 6 to 10 a.m. ET) to hear what Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak has to say as his team gets ready for the regular season. Later on "NFL Total Access" (from 7 to 8 p.m. ET), Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks and Jake Locker of the Titans check in to address the pressures of being a first-year starter as a quarterback in the NFL.
» Michael Lombardi unveiled the first installment of his blue-chip/red-chip rankings on Monday by going through every offensive position. On Tuesday, he'll switch sides to the defense.
» After making their calls for the MVP, Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, our analysts give their picks for Offensive Rookie of the Year, Defensive Rookie of the Year and Coach of the Year.
» Need a crash course on a certain NFL team before the season starts? Head to NFL.com's team previews to learn everything you need to know about each squad.
» Monday was the final day for teams to cut their rosters to 75 players. Gregg Rosenthal overviews all the releases you need to know about.