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Mailbag: Injuries, quarterback races have defined first half of preseason

Originally Published: August 18, 2013
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The NFL reached the halfway point of the preseason this week, and there was plenty of drama.

The New England Patriots got a scare when Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Adrian Clayborn drove tackle Nate Solder into Tom Brady's left leg. Injuries put starting bids by rookie quarterbacks EJ Manuel and Geno Smith on hold. Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller suffered a horrible knee injury.

Coming up this week is the final dress rehearsal for teams in the preseason, with starters ...

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