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Deep Dive
49ers Preview: S.F. eyes 4th NFC title game in row
49ers Preview: S.F. eyes 4th NFC title game in row
Can a potentially more potent offense offset what might be a decline on defense? San Francisco will find out as Colin Kaepernick and company aim to keep pace with their Super Bowl champion, NFC West neighbors to the north
By Andy Benoit
On Further Review
Trying to Put the Instant Back in Replay
Trying to Put the Instant Back in Replay
The NFL's new replay review system, featuring a centralized office in New York with officials monitoring every game, is expected to speed up the process. Here are the details of how everything will work, plus answers to readers' questions
By Peter King
Rookie Journey
What It’s Like on the Cutting Edge
What It’s Like on the Cutting Edge
Three players whom the The MMQB has followed over the last year—Andre Williams, Zach Line and Austen Lane—experienced the NFL’s toughest weekend in three very different ways
By Jenny Vrentas
Monday Morning Quarterback
Early Test for NFL’s New Domestic Violence Policy
Early Test for NFL's New Domestic Violence Policy
49ers DT Ray McDonald's weekend arrest came two days after Roger Goodell established a six-game ban for first-time offenses. What happens next? Plus, examining Alex Smith's extension, the lack of surprises on cutdown day and more
By Peter King
1Q Interview
Gerald McCoy, What Makes You a Great Fit in Lovie Smith’s System?
Gerald McCoy, What Makes You a Great Fit in Lovie Smith’s System?
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Patriots Preview: Playing to Their Strengths
Patriots Preview: Playing to Their Strengths
Bill Belichick's greatness comes from the fact that he builds his systems around the strengths and weaknesses of his roster. And his 2014 roster is Super Bowl-caliber
By Andy Benoit
10 Things I Think I Think
10 Things I Think I Think: The Preseason
10 Things I Think I Think: The Preseason
Why the three first-round rookie quarterbacks should sit, and why a QB drafted much later might be the best of the rookie bunch. Plus, the tales of three rising defenders: a star in Tennessee that is worth every penny of his new contract, a physical freak emerging as a force in Cincinnati, and a misfit in Philly who needs be rescued from the wrong scheme
By Greg A. Bedard
Deep Dive
Panthers Preview: Declawed
Panthers Preview: Declawed
After a breakthrough 2013, the Panthers suffered through a miserable offseason. With so many key players gone, and so many holes left unfilled, it's shaping up to be a long season in Carolina
By Andy Benoit
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit: Episode I
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit: Episode I
The MMQB's Andy Benoit discusses the Logan Mankins trade, the Broncos without Wes Welker, the injury-riddled NFC West and, of course, Johnny Manziel.
By Andy Benoit
Business of Football
The Most Wonderful Season of All
The Most Wonderful Season of All
The business of football will soon make room for the ultimate bottom line: wins and losses. But first, front offices are putting final touches on all the fine print
By Andrew Brandt