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The #NFLRank Top 10s are here, with Calvin Johnson leading the way on offense and J.J. Watt on defense. How do these players stack up overall? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

NFLRank Top Players

Geno Atkins

Geno Atkins

NFLRank -- Defense: 10

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

NFLRank -- Defense: 10

Drew Brees

Drew Brees

NFLRank -- Offense: 6

Jimmy Graham

Jimmy Graham

NFLRank -- Offense: 7

A.J. Green

A.J. Green

NFLRank -- Offense: 9

Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson

NFLRank -- Offense: 6

Luke Kuechly

Luke Kuechly

NFLRank -- Defense: 4

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning

NFLRank -- Offense: 5

LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoy

NFLRank -- Offense: 8

Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson

NFLRank -- Offense: 9

Patrick Peterson

Patrick Peterson

NFLRank -- Defense: 8

Robert Quinn

Robert Quinn

NFLRank -- Offense: 1

Darrelle Revis

Darrelle Revis

NFLRank -- Defense: 5

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

NFLRank -- Defense: 4

Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman

NFLRank -- Defense: 2

Ndamukong Suh

Ndamukong Suh

NFLRank -- Offense: 3

Earl Thomas

Earl Thomas

NFLRank -- Defense: 3

Joe Thomas

Joe Thomas

NFLRank -- Offense: 8

J.J. Watt

J.J. Watt

NFLRank -- Defense: 1

Patrick Willis

Patrick Willis

NFLRank -- Offense: 4

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Broncos sign Talib, Ware

The Broncos have made two major splashes in free agency, signing former Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib to a six-year, $57 million deal that includes $26 million in guaranteed money, and giving former Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware a three-year, $30 million deal with $20 million guaranteed. The oft-injured Talib was one of the few bright spots on an inconsistent Patriots defense last season, and though he was knocked out of the AFC Championship Game against the Broncos by a hard hit from Wes Welker, he appears not to hold any lingering resentment. Ware's six sacks in 2013 were the lowest single-season total of his career, but evidently, the Broncos think he'll rebound outside of Dallas.

Which player is a more significant addition to the Broncos?

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  • Is Aqib Talib still an elite cornerback?

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  • Is DeMarcus Ware still an elite defensive end?

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  • What do you make of Aqib Talib's six-year, $57 million contract ($26 million guaranteed) with the Broncos?

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  • How many games will Aqib Talib start this season?

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  • How will the Broncos fare this season?

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  • What kind of defense will the Broncos have with Aqib Talib and DeMarcus Ware?

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It's easy to forget that winning isn't everything when the stakes are of Super Bowl proportion. But Denver Broncos defensive end Shaun Phillips' tweet of this text-message exchange with Jaylen, one of his sons, reminds us all there's more to life than the outcome of a game.

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AP Photo/Matt Slocum

Did Peyton Manning hurt legacy?

Peyton Manning completed a Super Bowl-record 34 passes on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, but that's pretty much where the positives ended for the legendary quarterback in Super Bowl XLVIII. Because despite those passes and Manning's 280 yards, his Denver Broncos were routed 43-8 at MetLife Stadium. Manning carries something of a poor reputation in big games, and it's impossible to say this game reversed it. Was it his fault? Did the blowout damage his legacy?

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How much was Peyton Manning to blame for the Broncos' 43-8 loss in Super Bowl XLVIII?

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  • What does the 43-8 loss in Super Bowl XLVIII do to Peyton Manning's legacy?

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  • Will Peyton Manning play in another Super Bowl?

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  • Which did more to help/hurt Peyton Manning's legacy?

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  • Where does Peyton Manning rank among the best quarterbacks of all time?

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