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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The winless Tennessee Titans wrap up the preseason Thursday night against the Minnesota Vikings (2-1) with the biggest question how many starters actually will play as each team tries to reach the regular season as healthy as possible. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: Developing from 7 p.m. game; 650 words, photos.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Quarterback Will Grier and wide receiver David Sills worked well together at West Virginia last year, right down to announcements a few days apart that they'd return for their senior seasons. Rather than wondering what might have been if the duo chose to enter the NFL draft, No. 17 West Virginia is ecstatic to have its top playmakers back for a season that begins Saturday against Tennessee in Charlotte, North Carolina. By John Raby. SENT: 790 words, photos, capsule.


UNDATED — It's a tough start to the season for No. 9 Auburn, which has to face No. 6 Washington in a neutral-site opener on Saturday in Atlanta. No. 25 LSU also has an intriguing matchup vs. Miami while five different league schools will have new coaches on the sideline during the first week. SENT: 540 words, photos.


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