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Crucial Week Will Operate at High Speed

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For the past few months, football fans have had many questions. Over the next few days, they will begin to get their answers. Using the NFL's timeline for football operations, let's try to put some perspective on what's to come in this abbreviated walk-up to the 2011 season.

Monday, July 25

The NFL issued an official list of all free agents. This was simply protocol as teams have known which players will be free agents since February. If they need this list, then they really are in trouble.

Tuesday, July 26

Busy day. Let's take this bit-by-bit ...

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