MMQB Fantasy
Week 5 Fantasy Check
Peter King explains which Bears receiver to start, why you should play the Giants’ defense against the Falcons, and why Cardinals rookie wideout John Brown is a good bet against the Broncos. Plus, the lone Jet worth playing. Yup, just one
By Peter King
My Best Shot
Speed of a Zebra
Speed of a Zebra
Give it up for first-year NFL official Patrick Turner, who nearly matched Darren Sproles stride-for-stride on Sproles’ punt-return TD against the Niners. Photographer Jed Jacobsohn caught the action
By Emily Kaplan
The Conscience
Don’t Go There, Raiders: Pass on Jon Gruden
Don’t Go There, Raiders: Pass on Jon Gruden
Oakland needs a savior, and bringing back the former silver-and-black coach would make a splash. But it’s not worth the money or the heartache
By Don Banks
Deep Dive
What’s Wrong With Pats? Plenty, But It Can Be Fixed
What’s Wrong With Pats? Plenty, But It Can Be Fixed
Ease up with the calls for Tom Brady’s job, and take your hand off the panic button. Bill Belichick can correct the problems on offense with some schematic changes. Plus, examining two undefeated defenses and 10 film-study notes
By Andy Benoit
Open Field
The Baffling Death of Rob Bironas
The Baffling Death of Rob Bironas
The former Tennessee Titans kicker wished his wife good night and slipped out of the house unnoticed before dying in a single-vehicle crash less than a mile from home. In between, two incidents of alleged road rage have left friends and family wondering what happened to the upbeat man they always knew
By Robert Klemko
On Further Review
The Post-E.J. Period Begins—Already
Was it too soon for Buffalo to bench former first-round quarterback E.J. Manuel? Or did the Bills do the right thing in order to win now?
By Peter King
Tuesday Mailbag
Week 4 Twitter Mailbag
Answering your questions about the Bills' decision to bench EJ Manuel, Carolina's woes, and whether or not Steve Smith Sr. was the steal of the offseason
By Peter King
On Further Review
One Giant Discovery
One Giant Discovery
Who in the world is No. 84 in blue, and where did the Giants find him? Meet Larry Donnell, the quarterback-turned-tight end who hails from a no-stoplight town in Alabama and might be on his way to becoming New York's next big star
By Peter King
Tuesday Mailbag
The Week 4 Mailbag
The Week 4 Mailbag
An explanation on why we devoted space on a football website to talk about Derek Jeter. Plus questions on the road failures of Sean Payton and Drew Brees, Cam Newton's body language and what the future might hold for the Titans
By Peter King
Extra Point
The Future Arrives
The Future Arrives
The Jaguars and Vikings got a glimpse at the days ahead on Sunday, as Jacksonville's Blake Bortles and Minnesota's Teddy Bridgewater made their first regular-season starts. Here's how they did
By Greg A. Bedard