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Monday Morning Quarterback

What Will Cleveland Do?

Myles Garrett ... Mitch Trubisky ... It’s all on the table for the Browns with the No. 1 selection only days away. Here are the latest first-round notes from Mike Mayock, a mock draft tease, a reality check reminder and more

Open Field

How the 2017 NFL Schedule Was Made

The slate wasn’t finalized until a computer in western Europe spit out option number 52,129, which accounted for marathons in Detroit and Chicago, turned Los Angeles into an odd focal point on New Year’s Eve, and made teams playing overseas happy with their byes

Hernandez a Waste in Every Sense

Spare no sympathy for Aaron Hernandez, who was blessed with rare ability and promise but left a swath of ruined lives, from his victims and their families to his now-fatherless daughter—and of course, himself

Hernandez: Questions remaning

With Aaron Hernandez’s suicide in prison, those who knew and covered him are once again doing some self-examination, and pondering how a man could lead a double life of NFL star and violent killer

Inside the Film Room With… Solomon Thomas

He looks like Russell Wilson (just a little big bigger), and might ultimately play the same unique role as another Seahawks star: Michael Bennett. But one thing is clear from his performance against North Carolina in the Sun Bowl: Thomas is dominant enough to warrant a top-five pick

Corey Davis Has Become the Draft’s Mystery Man

The Western Michigan wideout had been on a trajectory to be a high first-round pick, but an injury-filled draft season (including an absence of a 40 time) will test teams interested in him. Plus, notes on two fast-rising corners, the potential of trade ups into the top 10, and a look at the 2018 draft’s headliners

On Dan, Dean and the Draft

Roger Goodell remembers Dan Rooney, the late Steelers owner and an NFL treasure. Plus a closer look at the Dean Blandino mess in the NFL office and 10 draft tidbits, including how the Browns could pick 1 and 2

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The MMQB Podcasts

The Super Bowl 51 Deep Dive

How will the Patriots defend Julio Jones and account for those Falcons running backs? Can the Falcons get to Tom Brady, or cover Julian Edelman? Might New England turn to LeGarrette Blount? All that, plus a little on John Lynch (and even less on the Pro Bowl)

The MMQB Podcast

How the NFL Judges Character

In wake of Aaron Hernandez' story, a conversation with former Eagles president and Browns CEO Joe Banner on judging the character of draft picks, like Cleveland's second pick in the 2014 first round, Johnny Manziel

Open Field

How the 2017 NFL Schedule Was Made

The slate wasn’t finalized until a computer in western Europe spit out option number 52,129, which accounted for marathons in Detroit and Chicago, turned Los Angeles into an odd focal point on New Year’s Eve and made teams playing overseas happy with their byes

Film Room

Don’t Bring Any Disrespect at Jamal Adams

Even if you’re just trying to block him, the former LSU safety is going to take it the wrong way. We learned that by watching game film with the likely top-five pick who grew up in football’s fast lane

On the News

Aaron Hernandez: A Waste in Every Sense

Spare no sympathy for Aaron Hernandez, who was blessed with rare ability and promise but left a swath of ruined lives, from his victims and their families to his now-fatherless daughter—and of course, himself

Deep Dive

Every NFL Team’s Biggest Draft Need

With help from The College Column’s Emily Kaplan, we identify what each team needs most (aside from quarterbacks), and which prospects fit the bill

The MMQB Mailbag

Pat Mahomes Has a Little Brett Favre in Him

The next Favre? There are similarities between ol’ No. 4 and the rising draft prospect from Texas Tech, including a coach who has spent time with both players. Plus reader mail on Blandino, Trubisky and more