Peyton Manning, RG3, official among Week 1 stories

Twelve teams square off tonight in six preseason games, and's Daniel Jeremiah has your Preseason Week 1 primer, including Peyton Manning's long-awaited return to action, RG3's much-anticipated debut, Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees and the first female official in NFL history.

Here's what else is on tap Thursday:

» Tune into "NFL AM" on Monday starting at 6 a.m. ET to get a head start on the day's NFL buzz. Today, Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt talks about his team's uncertain quarterback situation, and NFL legend Jerome Bettis fields football questions from the crew.

» Albert Breer reports from Englewood, Colo., where Denver Broncos executive John Elway elaborates on his plans to make Peyton Manning best QB to ever play the game.

» Our series of reports from all 32 NFL training camps continues as Bucky Brooks checks in from Seattle Seahawks camp, where there are no shortage of storylines and question marks. Meanwhile, Chad Reuter is with the Detroit Lions, where expectations are high after last year's breakthrough season.

» Adam Schein has a message for Jimmy Haslem after a week of injuries, a possible suspension and an unhappy backup quarterback: Welcome to Cleveland Browns football.

» Justin Tuck of the New York Giants was surprised by Clay Matthews' remark that the Packers beat themselves in last season's playoff game, and Tuck had an answer for Green Bay's star linebacker.

Cosell: Untapped potential


Greg Cosell outlines how the Jets and Bills can get more out of Mark Sanchez and Ryan Fitzpatrick, respectively. **More ...**

» Get a head start on the NFL season: Buy preseason and regular season game tickets for all 32 teams from the official source.

» Brian Billick demonstrates how you can now watch games like an NFL coach and use your telestrator skills with's Game Rewind.

» Find out how to earn NFL Coins and get exclusive rewards by visiting content on

» Happy birthday to former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington Redskins quarterback Doug Williams, who turns 57 on Thursday, and to Miami Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore, who turns 28.

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