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TRAINING CAMP

GET READY

COUNTING DOWN TO AN ALLTIME WIDE-OPEN NFL SEASON

P. 36

GARY SMITH onFLOYD LITTLE'S BIG DREAM

P. 54

THOMAS LAKE onBOBBY COX AND THE ART OF GETTING TOSSED (OVER AND OVER)

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JIM TROTTER ON

CUTLER'S LAST STAND

THE JETS' SUPER SCHEME

MCNABB'S FRESH START

DARK-HORSE FALCONS

A SAINTS REPEAT?

BREAKOUT COWBOY MILES AUSTIN

By PABLO S. TORRE

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PHOTOON THE COVER Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin, photographed by James D. Smith/Dallas Cowboys