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Orakpo, Penn on 'NFL AM'; more from NFL Rookie Symposium

Get a jump on Wednesday's football talk with a jam-packed edition of "NFL AM" at 6 a.m. ET on NFL Network, as Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo and Tampa Bay Buccaneers left tackle Donald Penn join us in studio. Plus, Rich Hollenberg from Massachusetts with the latest on the Aaron Hernandez investigation, Michael Irvin on imparting the wisdom of NFL veterans to rookies, and former NFL player and "MasterChef" contestant Eddie Jackson.

Instant Debate: Sack king in 2013?


Who will win the inaugural Deacon Jones Award as the NFL's sack leader in 2013? Reigning king J.J. Watt? Let's debate! **More ...**

Here's what else is on tap for Wednesday:

» Jeff Darlington writes from the NFL Rookie Symposium in Aurora, Ohio. And catch Jeff's report on "NFL Total Access" at 7 p.m. ET on NFL Network, along with the rest of Wednesday's NFL news.

» Bucky Brooks on Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden's prospects for winning the NFL's Most Improved Player award in 2013.

» NFL Network and's Around The League have launched their "32 in 32" series, breaking down the biggest subplots of every NFL team as the 2013 season approaches. Up today: The Seattle Seahawks.

» 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 Jacksonville Jaguars and the New Orleans Saints.

» Atlanta Falcons linebacker Brian Banks opens up about his incredible journey to the NFL on an all-new Rich Eisen Podcast.

Fantasy rookie roundup

Which first-year players should you target for your fantasy roster? Michael Fabiano runs down his top 10 rookies for 2013. More ...

» As the National Athletics Trainers Association convenes in Las Vegas for its annual convention, NFL Evolution reports that the group's presence in the sports world is growing.

» Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins talks about the mentality of a backup and Around The League scribes Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler stop by to take some listener calls and guess which football players have the most Twitter followers on an all-new Dave Dameshek Football Program.

» Defensive lineman Israel Idonije is joining the Detroit Lions, but the hour is getting late for other NFL veterans to find new teams for 2013. Check out all the latest comings and goings with's Free-Agent Tracker.

» Happy birthday to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who turns 33 on Wednesday.

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