NFL: 20 Players to Watch in 2013

From RGIII to Manti Te'o, the 2013 NFL season features more interesting storylines than a soap opera.

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, even in his second season, is one of the most entertaining and effective players in the league. Click through our gallery for more players to be on the lookout for in 2013 NFL action.
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe had 59 receptions last year despite missing time with a rib injury. The addition of Alex Smith at quarterback also makes this season an important one for Bowe.
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Wes Welker's arrival in Denver makes an already dangerous Broncos team a legitimate Super Bowl contender.
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New York Jets cornerback and first round pick Dee Milliner will get an opportunity to replace All-Pro Darrelle Revis. The question remains however if he can thrive.
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Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu missed time last season with injuries. Can a healthy return signal another deep playoff run for the Steelers?
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Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson was the team's offensive spark last season with 11 touchdowns and 950 yards rushing as a rookie. Can he duplicate those numbers in 2013?
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San Diego Chargers inside linebacker Manti Te'o garnered national headlines before his first pro game, but can he be the tackling machine the team needs?
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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith made a name for himself in last season's Super Bowl. Will that success translate to the regular season in 2013?
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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is one of the most feared defensive players in the game today. The addition of Ed Reed makes the Texas defense a huge threat.
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Reggie Bush had one of the best seasons of his career with Miami last season, running for 986 yards and adding 35 receptions. Can he be the big game running back Detroit has lacked since the retirement of Barry Sanders?
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Ed Reed, a standout All-Pro, Reed joined the Texans after last season's Super Bowl run in Baltimore.
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Carson Palmer gets a fresh start with the Cardinals and with a hungry Larry Fitzgerald by his side, expect a return to consistency in 2013.
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Carolina Panthers' Luke Kuechly is a tackling machine. That won't stop in 2013.
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Russell Wilson surprised many with his poise as a rookie in 2012. In 2013, expect the Seahawks to make a serious run at the Super Bowl.
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Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller may have finally won the majority of the snaps from Bills favorite Fred Jackson. Either way, issues at QB make sure he'll see a plethora of action.
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San Francisco linebacker Patrick Willis is the heart of a 49ers defense that has Super Bowl aspirations.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis begins his first season with the team with lofty expectations.
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After signing a big contract this offseason, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has plenty to celebrate.
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski doesn't have Aaron Hernandez to attract additional coverage this year. Can he continue to produce the way he has in years past?
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Drew Brees is still one of the best QBs in the NFL, but the re-addition of Sean Payton as the Saints head coach will make an already solid New Orleans offensive attack even better.
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