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'NFL Total Access' recap: Deacon Jones remembered

Did you miss Tuesday's edition of "NFL Total Access" on NFL Network? Catch up with this recap:

Grier remembers Deacon Jones

Rosey Grier, the last living member of " he Fearsome Foursome," talked about the passing of Los Angeles Rams legend Deacon Jones. Grier said his favorite thing about Jones was how hard he played all the time, even in practice. Grier said the Rams were a mess when he arrived from the New York Giants because the white and black players did not get along. Grier said The Fearsome Foursome helped unite the team.

Jackson and Kelly discuss possible demotion

Albert Breer discussed the talk between Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson and coach Chip Kelly after Jackson was lining up with the second- and third-team units in practice. Breer said Jackson, who fired agent Drew Rosenhaus, admitted he has interest in Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports as his new representation.

Revamped Saints defense

Jeff Darlington said New Orleans Saints first-year defensive coordinator Rob Ryan still believes his defensive scheme works, but the Saints will have to get sacks by committee. Darlington said the team lacks a pass rusher like DeMarcus Ware, whom Ryan coached with the Dallas Cowboys.

Bears will work out Russell

Ian Rapoport reports free-agent quarterback JaMarcus Russell will work out for the Chicago Bears on Friday. The Bears like their current quarterbacks, but want to take a look at the former No. 1 overall pick.

Rolle talks Big Blue defense

Antrel Rolle joined the show for "32 in 32" and talked about the importance of New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul after his back surgery Tuesday. Rolle said JPP would mention his back injury at times last season and often complained of tingling in his legs. Rolle said the Giants defense will be better in 2013. How? By setting the tone early in each and every game. He said they have the playmakers necessary to be a good defense but have to put it all together.

Rolle discusses NFC East opponents

Rolle said he hopes the contract situations of wide receivers Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks are resolved quickly and don't drag on. He said the secondary's streaky play last year was unacceptable and guys need to step up in 2013, especially with the loss of safety Kenny Phillips to the Eagles. Rolle said he is not eager to play Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III; he believes RG3 is a huge playmaker and a very gifted quarterback. Rolle believes the Cowboys are missing a few pieces but doesn't feel those lacking parts are players.

McGinest relates to JPP injury

Willie McGinest said he had similar surgery to Pierre-Paul and also by the same surgeon -- Dr. Watkins. McGinest said he was back in less than two months and believes the key to returning early is core rehab.

Callahan now calling the plays for Cowboys

Ari Wolfe joined the show from Cowboys organzied team activities and said Bill Callahan is now officially the play-caller for the Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett was the team's play-caller last season.

Chiefs expect big things in 2013

Omar Ruiz joined the show from Kansas City Chiefs minicamp and said the Chiefs are not afraid to talk about their big expectations for 2013, citing the Colts' turnaround in 2012.

Sapp and Irvin pay homage to Jones

Warrern Sapp said this was his first emotional day since Feb. 2, when he learned he would join Deacon Jones in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Michael Irvin talked about how he admired Jones for the way he could bring a locker room and a team together. Irvin said the Hall of Fame lost one of the greatest members its ever had.

Be sure to tune into "NFL Total Access" on Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. ET on NFL Network.

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Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore (12) makes a deep catch as Los Angeles Chargers outside linebacker Kyzir White (44) trails on the play during an NFL football game , Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif.

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