Dolphins at Falcons, 7 p.m.
Rookie linebacker Jacques Smith and center James Stone welcome offensive players Ja'Wuan James and Dallas Thomas. Smith was recently highlighted in HBO's 'Hard Knocks.' James is expected to make early contributions with an offensive line looking to vastly improve from last season.
Bills at Panthers, 7:30 p.m.
Starter Chris Scott begins his third season in the league with the Panthers as they host the Bills.
Buccaneers at Jaguars, 7:30 p.m.
Jacques McClendon and the Jaguars host Luke Stocker and the Bucs in their opening game.
Saints at Rams, 8 p.m.
Three former Vols will be in action with New Orleans as they travel to St. Louis; linebacker Parys Haralson, fullback Austin Johnson and wide receiver Robert Meachem, who is expected to start. Rams' center Scott Wells will begin his third season with the team.
Raiders and Vikings, 8 p.m.
Five former Vols will be in Minnesota for tonight's game. The Raiders will showcase wide receiver Danarius Moore, offensive lineman Jarrod Shaw and tight end Mychal Rivera. For the Vikings, rookie tackle Antonio Richardson and wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, who is expected to start.