Monday Morning Quarterback
On Los Angeles, St. Louis and How It All Shakes Out
On Los Angeles, St. Louis and How It All Shakes Out
As momentum for an NFL team in Southern California grows, a new riverfront stadium rendering shows St. Louis also has options—possibly beyond the Rams. Plus a Patriots sneak peek, where cut players might land and 10 Things I Think
By Peter King
Talking Football
The Man in Charge of the Future of Football
The Man in Charge of the Future of Football
Former lineman Roman Oben, now the NFL's director of youth football, on growing the game amid health and safety concerns, answering critics regarding the sport's controversial past and why he decided to let his two sons play
By Jenny Vrentas
Weekend Notes
The Peterson Fallout
The Peterson Fallout
The NFL suffered a big blow when a district court judge ruled against the league on Adrian Peterson's appeal. The matter isn't over, but it shines a light on Roger Goodell's unwieldy power and the need for a more uniform discipline policy
By Greg A. Bedard
Behind the Face Mask
‘I Jumped Up, Reached for the Ball … and My Life Changed Forever’
‘I Jumped Up, Reached for the Ball … and My Life Changed Forever’
I was supposed to block for Jordy Nelson on the now infamous onside kick in the NFC Championship Game. But my mind went blank and instinct just kicked in. The mishap led to death threats, my release from Green Bay and a recurring nightmare. I hope to one day be remembered for something else
Roundtable
MMQB Roundtable: From the Combine to Free Agency
MMQB Roundtable: From the Combine to Free Agency
Our staff discusses the top takeaways coming out of Indy and looks at what’s in store for Ndamukong Suh and other stars expected to hit the market next week
Countdown to Draft Day
T-Minus 63 Days: The Combine’s Myth Busters
The Combine's Myth Busters
Devin Smith can only go deep? That's not what it looked like in Indianapolis. How Smith, and five other large-school prospects, used the combine to prove they have patched up perceived holes in their games
By Robert Klemko
The Prospects
Who Is Lynden Trail?
Lynden Trail: The Draft's Mystery Man
Linebacker or defensive end? (For that matter, offense or defense?) From Florida to little Norfolk State, how Trail grew into the 2015 draft’s most intriguing mystery man
By Andy Staples
Business of Football
The Salary Cap Myth, and More Insights Into Deal-Making Season
The Salary Cap Myth, and More Insights Into Deal-Making Season
In the right hands, the cap can be a useful tool for managing rosters—or a useful excuse for getting rid of an unwanted player. Plus, thoughts on Larry Fitzgerald’s contract savvy and the leverage of Los Angeles stadium plans
By Andrew Brandt
Tuesday Mailbag
Mock Draft: Post-Combine
Mock Draft: Post-Combine
An early attempt at predicting the first 15 picks of the first round, including a big trade involving Marcus Mariota. Plus the landing spots for top WRs Amari Cooper and Kevin White, what the Browns might do at No. 12 and answering reader mail
By Peter King
Going Long
A Hero’s Welcome for Malcolm Butler
A Hero’s Welcome for Malcolm Butler
An undrafted free agent who once worked at Popeyes for $7.25 an hour became the unlikely star of Super Bowl XLIX. The MMQB followed him back home to Vicksburg, Miss., where everyone already knew his name
By Emily Kaplan