NFL Nation: 2014 Week 1 NFL Nation Buzz

Cardinals' defense to be tested

September, 3, 2014
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ESPN.com Arizona Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss talks about how the defense could be tested by Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers.

Newcomers looking to make an impact

September, 3, 2014
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Terry Blount and John Clayton pick newcomers they think will have biggest impact.

Bucs will say 'yes' to no-huddle offense

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ESPN.com Tampa Bay Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas says Tampa Bay is likely to use the no-huddle offense on occasion to keep opposing defenses off-balance.

Chargers need to create pass rush

September, 3, 2014
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ESPN.com San Diego Chargers reporter Eric D. Williams says the team has to improve its sack total, starting with Week 1 against the Cardinals.

Bernard Pierce key for Ravens in opener

September, 3, 2014
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ESPN.com Baltimore Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley discusses an emphasis on the ground game.

Chiefs a good match for Titans' defense

September, 3, 2014
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Tennessee Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky says the Titans might be good enough this weekend to have an edge on a Kansas City Chiefs offense missing some pieces.

St. Louis Rams prepare for Vikings

September, 3, 2014
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ESPN.com St. Louis Rams reporter Nick Wagoner talks about the defensive backfield matching up against Vikings’ receivers.

Undrafted free agents to test Browns fans

September, 3, 2014
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ESPN.com Cleveland Browns reporter Pat McManamon discusses a challenge facing Cleveland.

Texans' Manning, Mallett fitting in

September, 3, 2014
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Houston Texans reporter Tania Ganguli talks about Danieal Manning's return to the defense and the arrival of new quarterback Ryan Mallett.

Panthers need Newton at his best vs. Bucs

September, 3, 2014
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ESPN.com Carolina Panthers reporter David Newton says starting QB Cam Newton, who is recovering from a broken rib, is gearing up to play the season opener against a Buccaneers defense that might force him to run to win.

Time for Jets' defense to walk the walk

September, 3, 2014
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ESPN.com New York Jets reporter Rich Cimini says Sheldon Richardson and the Jets’ front seven need to make a statement when they face the Raiders’ rookie QB in the season opener.

Jaguars need young WRs to catch on

September, 3, 2014
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Jacksonville Jaguars reporter Michael DiRocco talks about the team heading into the season with only two experienced receivers and three rookies at wide receiver.

How will Lions use Calvin Johnson?

September, 3, 2014
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ESPN.com Detroit Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses questions entering the season

Saints' secondary will be tested Sunday

September, 3, 2014
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ESPN.com New Orleans Saints reporter Mike Triplett says Patrick Robinson and the secondary will face a daunting challenge from the Falcons’ high-flying passing game in the season opener.

Eagles in a good spot heading into season

September, 3, 2014
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Philadelphia Eagles reporter Phil Sheridan says the team starts the season with high expectations, but not too high. And that’s a good thing for a very young team.

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