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Do Colts Have a Role for Peyton?

Jim Irsay’s firing of Ryan Grigson as GM in Indy opens the door for Peyton Manning to take over—and it would seem to be an ideal reunion. But does the Colts icon want the job?

The Tale of Tom Brady and Johnny Foxborough

He’s won four Super Bowls, two league MVPs, and will be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. So why does Bill Belichick regularly compare his star player to the high school quarterback just down the street?

Guide to Watching NFL Playoff Football in Vegas

Football is more fun when there’s some action, which makes Sin City the perfect place to gamble on the games. Here’s a look at how to make the most of a weekend there, including where to watch, what to do and more

Pats Fans: Why So Angry?

Two years later, New England fans still can’t let go of Deflategate. We went into the seething heart of Patriot country to find out why anger at Roger Goodell and his punishment of Tom Brady burns as hot as ever

Green Bay-Dallas: An Appreciation

A detailed lookback at the final five minutes of the Packers’ win over the Cowboys, including The Throw and a trio of clutch kicks. Plus reader mail on championship week quarterbacks, the L.A. Chargers and much more

In Southern California, An NFL D-League Grows

Don Yee, known best as Tom Brady’s agent, is laying the groundwork for an NFL developmental league with his Pacific Pro League, providing an alternative for college players with an emphasis on an NFL style of football. Why this league might work, and what it means to the draft scene

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Open Field

Colts Moves: Is There a Role for Peyton Manning?

Jim Irsay’s firing of Ryan Grigson as GM in Indy opens the door for Peyton Manning to take a position of authority with the franchise—and it would seem to be an ideal reunion. But does the Colts icon want the job?

2016 Playoffs

Youth and Speed are the Falcons’ Keys

Dan Quinn built not ‘Seattle’ East but ‘Atlanta Now’—a defense predicated on young stars playing fast and physical, with some attitude too. The concept will face its toughest test against Aaron Rodgers and the Pack
 

Talking Football

The Chosen Twin

Devin McCourty is making his sixth straight trip to the AFC Championship Game while his brother, Titans cornerback Jason McCourty, has never been to the postseason. Here’s how the Patriots’ safety is getting ready

The College Column

In Southern California, An NFL D-League Grows

Don Yee, known best as Tom Brady’s agent, is laying the groundwork for an NFL developmental league with his Pacific Pro League, providing an alternative for college players with an emphasis on an NFL style of football. Why this league might work, and what it means to the draft scene

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Pats Fans: Why So Angry?

Two years later, New England fans still can’t let go of Deflategate. We went into the seething heart of Patriot country to find out why anger at Roger Goodell and his punishment of Tom Brady burns as hot as ever

Game Plan

How the Four Championship Game Teams Were Built

The commonality among the Packers, Falcons, Patriots and Steelers is obvious. But look past their elite quarterbacks, and other trends emerge. Plus more on drafting RBs, a defensive evolution and the next Belichick