NFL Preseason Week 3: What to Watch for in Friday's Matchups

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NFL Preseason Week 3: What to Watch for in Friday's Matchups
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We've hit the third week of the NFL preseason, and that can mean only one thing:

"Dress rehearsal" time!

Over the next few days, starters across the NFL will see their most extensive action of the exhibition season. Those same starters will play very sparingly (if at all) next week, so this is the last real chance for NFL teams to tighten things up before the games begin to count.

Already this week we've seen a solid performance from a supposedly dinged-up LeSean McCoy against the Pittsburgh Steelers, who were shredded by the Philadelphia Eagles' uptempo offense.

McCoy's toe sure looked OK to me. His thumb, on the other hand (so to speak)...

Friday's slate brings with it five more games, including a battle for Empire State supremacy and a rematch of Super Bowl XXXVIII.

Here's what to look for in that handful of games.

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