Rookie quarterbacks face wide array of expectations

Four quarterbacks were taken in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, and each one will begin the season as a starter. But the signal-callers face different expectations based on their landing spots. Bucky Brooks will take a look later Tuesday at the outlook for Ryan Tannehill, Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Brandon Weeden as they enter their first year in the NFL.

Here's what else is on tap Tuesday:

» Tune into "NFL AM" starting at 6 a.m. ET on Tuesday to see what wide receiver A.J. Green thinks the Cincinnati Bengals can do in his second year in the NFL.

» Gil Brandt takes a look at the AFC and identifies two players -- one on offense and one on defense -- for each team who must step up this season.

» Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vicksuffered a rib injury in the first quarter of Monday's 27-17 win against the New England Patriots. Vick's X-rays were negative, but coach Andy Reid said he will have an MRI and CT scan on Tuesday.

» "The Rich Eisen Podcast" prepares you for everything you need to know for your fantasy football draft.

» After the Miami Dolphins' short-lived Chad Johnson saga, Mark Kriegel identifies a wide receiver on Joe Philbin's team who is worth watching.

» The Buffalo Bills cut ties with defensive end Shawne Merriman on Monday. Gregg Rosenthal says it's fair to wonder whether "lights out" now also might apply to Merriman's NFL career.

» Happy birthday to New York Jets running back Shonn Greene, who turns 27 on Tuesday.

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