The Highlight Reel

Missed something this week? Catch up on the top stories from The MMQB

Monday

Monday Morning Quarterback: Fighting for Themselves, Fighting for the Game • By Peter King :: The season is near, but don’t lose perspective on the importance of the players’ battle in the concussion lawsuit. And meet Kevin Turner, one of its foremost faces

What It’s Like to Make the Cut • By Jenny Vrentas :: For Zach Line, the news that he’s a Viking came on Saturday, with a phone that didn’t ring. He could be starting alongside Adrian Peterson in the season opener—but it’ll be three more weeks before he knows if the dream will last

One-Minute Drills • By Peter King :: Everything you need to know about every team entering the 2013 season, in sixty seconds

Tuesday

The MMQB’s 2013 Predictions and Preview Spectacular • By The MMQB Staff :: Our experts make their playoffs, Super Bowl and award predictions, with more thoughts on what we can expect in 2013

What We Learned from August • By Greg A. Bedard :: Don’t judge the Niners’ offense by what you saw in the preseason, and nine more insights as Week 1 looms

Wednesday

Belichick Catching Noll; Meet Jameis Winston • By Peter King :: Your weekly one-page magazine

J.J. Watt, Supercharged • By Peter King :: The Defensive Player of the Year—just 24—on fame, fun and how he can improve on one of the greatest defensive seasons ever

10 Things I Learned About Being a General Manager • By Scott Pioli :: On juggling the unseen demands of the job, listening to fans complain about their fantasy teams and what it’s like bringing your family along for the unpredictable ride

Ray Lewis Is Still Not Making Sense • By Don Banks :: He’s fiery, but not always coherent—see his Super Bowl blackout conspiracy theory. And now that he’s a talking head, we can expect a lot more fun in the future

Next Man Up • By Richard Sherman :: The shock when a veteran leader like Michael Robinson is cut lasts only a moment—to succeed in this league you’ve got to block out sentiment and focus on the job in front of you

Thursday

The Future, or a Fad? • By Peter King :: The scheme that overran the NFL last year, the read-option is simple in its conception and devastating when executed right. This season we’ll see if it’s built to last

Are You Ready for Some Fantasy Football? • By Alessandro Miglio & Eric Edholm :: We’ve got weekly wisdom to set your lineups with, at the cross section where fantasy football meets the cold reality of X’s and O’s football

The 2013 NFL Game Broadcast Guide • By Richard Deitsch :: Everything you need to know about watching the games on TV this year

New Year, Same Podcast • By Peter King :: Eli Manning, Greg Bedard, Matt Ryan and Andy Benoit join me to talk about changes, predictions and more for this year

Bombs Away! • By Jim Trotter :: On the field and off it, Bruce Arians is taking an aggressive approach to making the Cardinals’ competitive in the NFC West

One-on-One With … Matt Ryan • By Peter King :: The Falcons QB on getting over last year’s NFC Championship Game loss and the benefit of reality TV

One-on-One With … Michael Vick • By Peter King :: The Eagles QB opens up on having to win his job, changes in the offensive direction under Chip Kelly

Getting Down to Actual Business • By Andrew Brandt :: Once the season kicks off, front offices can finally kick back and watch how their decisions play out on the field

Week 1′s New York State of Mind • By Peter King :: Another tough battle with the Cowboys for the Giants, and Darrelle Revis’ revenge against the Jets among Week 1 highlights

Friday

Manning in Full • By Peter King :: What did we learn from the Broncos’ beatdown of Baltimore in the season opener? That Peyton Manning is as phenomenal as ever, and that Denver is scary good

Who’s Better: Sherman or Revis? • By Andy Benoit :: My attempt to settle the fiery debate, at least for now

No. 10, 10 Years In • By Peter King :: Now 32, Eli Manning is taking more of a leadership role in New York—starting with a Week 1 quest to continue his recent domination of the Cowboys

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