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August 24, 2015

FOR AUG. 24, 2015

Long Division

As NFL teams get ready to make their cuts, SI.com weighs in with its predictions for the season, beginning with division-by-division previews of the NFC. Are the Giants still in good hands with Odell Beckham Jr. (13)? Can reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers (12) guide the Packers back to a Super Bowl? Will Marshawn Lynch (24) stay in beast mode in Seattle for another year? Go to SI.com/nfl for a breakdown of the conference, including our dark-horse team, rookies to watch and the coach with the most to prove. Then check out The MMQB's redesigned site at mmqb.si.com

SI.COM'S

TOP STORIES

1 A Fallen Giant

For a roundup of last week's most popular stories on SI.com—including Doug Farrar's tribute to Giants legend and former ABC sportscaster Frank Gifford—go to SI.com/topstories

2 A Modern Superteam

Despite injuries and a mediocre offense, the Cardinals are again atop the NL

3 Brady vs. Goodell

Legal takeaways from the Deflategate federal court hearing in New York City

4 Must See

Ben Golliver breaks down the top 50 games on the 2015--16 NBA calendar

5 Buffalo Stampede

Why Bills coach Rex Ryan claimed former Jets linebacker IK Enemkpali

SI Digital Bonus

Fresh Legs

From the SI Vault Aug. 4, 1997

For better or worse, the Bills have taken on a strikingly new look

By Peter King

To read this and other stories from the SPORTS ILLUSTRATED archive, go to SI.com/vault

Road to Recovery

Unfortunately, injuries are all too common in sports. But how do injuries—not to mention nagging wear and tear on the body—affect a player's ability not only to play again but also to return to peak form? For an in-depth look at injured athletes and their hard roads back to competition, go to SI.com/thecomeback, a new series from the editors of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and WebMD.

PHOTOROBERT DEUTSCH/USA TODAY SPORTS (BECKHAM) PHOTOROBERT BECK FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (RODGERS) PHOTOJOHN W. MCDONOUGH FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (LYNCH) PHOTONEIL LEIFER FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (GIFFORD) PHOTOPETER READ MILLER FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BILLS) PHOTO

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)