Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 5
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 5
Everything you need to know about Week 5, including why the reaction to the Patriots' struggles is overblown, why the Raiders got it wrong, an assessment of the Cowboys' great start and a conversation with Ravens tight end Owen Daniels.
By Andy Benoit
Window Into the Weekend
Week 5: Three Must-See Matchups
By Peter King
Analytics
Goal-to-Go: Should NFL Teams Pass or Run?
Goal-to-Go: Should NFL Teams Pass or Run?
Chip Kelly came under fire after the Eagles threw two incomplete passes from the 1-yard line, turned the ball over on downs and ultimately lost last Sunday’s game. We crunched the data to see whether running or passing the ball is the right call
Business of Football
Man in the Middle
Man in the Middle
Ravens president Dick Cass is a key figure in the Ray Rice disciplinary matter, but not much is known about the behind-the-scenes front-office executive. Examining his background, his current role and how those two worlds intersect
By Andrew Brandt
Going Long
Why London? And Can It Work?
Why London? And Can It Work?
In the eighth year of regular-season games in the U.K., the NFL is edging closer to a permanent team there. Does it make sense? Is it logistically feasible? And do Brits really care enough about the American game to sustain a franchise? We crossed the pond to tackle those questions
By Jenny Vrentas
The Conscience
Don’t Go There, Raiders: Pass on Jon Gruden
Don’t Go There, Raiders: Pass on Jon Gruden
Oakland needs a savior, and bringing back the former silver-and-black coach would make a splash. But it’s not worth the money or the heartache
By Don Banks
MMQB Fantasy
Week 5 Fantasy Check
Peter King explains which Bears receiver to start, why you should play the Giants’ defense against the Falcons, and why Cardinals rookie wideout John Brown is a good bet against the Broncos. Plus, the lone Jet worth playing. Yup, just one
By Peter King
Deep Dive
What’s Wrong With Pats? Plenty, But It Can Be Fixed
What’s Wrong With Pats? Plenty, But It Can Be Fixed
Ease up with the calls for Tom Brady’s job, and take your hand off the panic button. Bill Belichick can correct the problems on offense with some schematic changes. Plus, examining two undefeated defenses and 10 film-study notes
By Andy Benoit
Open Field
The Baffling Death of Rob Bironas
The Baffling Death of Rob Bironas
The former Tennessee Titans kicker wished his wife good night and slipped out of the house unnoticed before dying in a single-vehicle crash less than a mile from home. In between, two incidents of alleged road rage have left friends and family wondering what happened to the upbeat man they always knew
By Robert Klemko
My Best Shot
Speed of a Zebra
Speed of a Zebra
Give it up for first-year NFL official Patrick Turner, who nearly matched Darren Sproles stride-for-stride on Sproles’ punt-return TD against the Niners. Photographer Jed Jacobsohn caught the action
By Emily Kaplan