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Business of Football
Mega Watt’s Mega Deal
Mega Watt’s Mega Deal
The Texans held all the cards but did the right thing in extending superstar defensive end J.J. Watt—and paying him like a franchise quarterback
By Andrew Brandt
1Q Interview
Peyton Manning, Are You Driven by the Nightmarish Super Bowl, or Have You Torched That Memory?
Peyton Manning, Are You Driven by the Nightmarish Super Bowl, or Have You Torched That Memory?
By Peter King
1Q Interview
NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino, How are Penalties Going to be Called This Season?
NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino, How are Penalties Going to be Called This Season?
By Peter King
Open Field
The MMQB’s 2014 Predictions Extravaganza
The MMQB’s 2014 Predictions Extravaganza
Deep Dive
49ers Preview: S.F. eyes 4th NFC title game in row
49ers Preview: S.F. eyes 4th NFC title game in row
Can a potentially more potent offense offset what might be a decline on defense? San Francisco will find out as Colin Kaepernick and company aim to keep pace with their Super Bowl champion, NFC West neighbors to the north
By Andy Benoit
On Further Review
Trying to Put the Instant Back in Replay
Trying to Put the Instant Back in Replay
The NFL's new replay review system, featuring a centralized office in New York with officials monitoring every game, is expected to speed up the process. Here are the details of how everything will work, plus answers to readers' questions
By Peter King
Rookie Journey
What It’s Like on the Cutting Edge
What It’s Like on the Cutting Edge
Three players whom the The MMQB has followed over the last year—Andre Williams, Zach Line and Austen Lane—experienced the NFL’s toughest weekend in three very different ways
By Jenny Vrentas
Monday Morning Quarterback
Early Test for NFL’s New Domestic Violence Policy
Early Test for NFL's New Domestic Violence Policy
49ers DT Ray McDonald's weekend arrest came two days after Roger Goodell established a six-game ban for first-time offenses. What happens next? Plus, examining Alex Smith's extension, the lack of surprises on cutdown day and more
By Peter King
1Q Interview
Gerald McCoy, What Makes You a Great Fit in Lovie Smith’s System?
Gerald McCoy, What Makes You a Great Fit in Lovie Smith’s System?
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Patriots Preview: Playing to Their Strengths
Patriots Preview: Playing to Their Strengths
Bill Belichick's greatness comes from the fact that he builds his systems around the strengths and weaknesses of his roster. And his 2014 roster is Super Bowl-caliber
By Andy Benoit