Monday Morning Quarterback
A Super Bowl Comeback
A Super Bowl Comeback
Eight years removed from being told he’d never again ref in the NFL, Bill Vinovich is preparing to officiate the sport’s biggest game. A look at his remarkable story, plus more on the Patriots’ Deflategate response and 10 things I think in Phoenix
By Peter King
Mediaville
Like Father, Like Son
Like Father, Like Son
Phil and Chris Simms sat down with The MMQB and rapped about Super Bowl 49, Deflategate, Bill Belichick and the state of broadcasting
By Richard Deitsch
Deep Dive
Why Seattle’s DBs Rule
Why Seattle’s DBs Rule
The Seahawks secondary might be the NFL's best unit. How'd it happen? Meet position coach Kris Richard, who's about to become the next hot coordinator
By Andy Benoit
Super Bowl 49
Why the Patriots Will Win
Why the Patriots Will Win
In a very evenly matched Super Bowl between the NFL's two top teams—and led by the league's best coaches—give the slight edge to New England in what promises to be a hard-hitting, low-scoring affair Sunday in Arizona
By Greg A. Bedard
Photo Reflections
Photo Reflections: Barry Sanders
The legendary running back looks back on famous Sports Illustrated photos, from Oklahoma State, to the Detroit Lions, to his Hall of Fame induction
1Q Interview
Stephen Gostkowski, Are You Ready to Kick on the Big Stage?
By Greg A. Bedard
1Q Interview
Trent Dilfer, What Do You Think About Your Early-Season Criticism of the Patriots?
By Greg A. Bedard
Going Long
Inside Belichick’s Library
Inside Belichick’s Library
The hundreds of books, many collected by his father, that played a role in shaping the strategies and philosophies of Bill Belichick
By Jenny Vrentas
Business of Football
The NFL’s Reality TV Mess
The NFL’s Reality TV Mess
PSI: New England and Saints Family Feud—as engrossing as anything the networks can concoct—pull back the curtain on the internal pressures and paranoia pervading the NFL
By Andrew Brandt
Analytics
Avoid the Dreaded Twos, Fives and Nines!
Avoid the Dreaded Twos, Fives and Nines!
You have no say over what numbers you'll pull in your Super Bowl squares. But here are your odds of winning
Deep Dive
Containing Russell Wilson
Containing Russell Wilson
The key to winning the Super Bowl for the Patriots will depend on their ability to keep Seattle's QB under wraps. Here's how New England's defense could do it
By Andy Benoit