Game Plan
The Unknown Dallas D
The Unknown Dallas D
The Cowboys have been the season’s biggest surprise, and much of it is due to the outstanding play of a unit devoid of big names and expectations entering 2014. Plus, the Week 7 player to watch and 10 things to keep an eye on Sunday
By Peter King
Open Field
‘We Can’t Wait on This’
‘We Can’t Wait on This’
Tamba Hali grew up in Liberia, where many family members still live, and he’s helping to combat the spread of Ebola in West Africa and beyond
By Peter King
Window Into the Weekend
About to Make History
Peyton Manning needs three scores to break Brett Favre’s career touchdown record, but what does that mean in the context of today’s NFL? Plus, why the Bengals-Colts matchup is a big test for Andy Dalton
By Peter King
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 7
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 7
Andy breaks down the Kaepernick-Manning debate, talks injuries with The MMQB's Jenny Vrentas and goes in-depth on all of the Week 7 NFL matchups
By Andy Benoit
Analytics
The Case for Tony Romo and Philip Rivers
The Case for Tony Romo and Philip Rivers
Discussions on the best quarterback of the past decade generally land on four names—Manning, Brady, Brees, Rodgers. But there's an argument to be made for two more additions, both of whom are having MVP-like seasons in 2014
MMQB Fantasy
Week 7 Fantasy Check
Two tight ends, two wideouts and a defense to consider playing this weekend
By Peter King
The Conscience
Who Doesn’t Like a Tie?
Who Doesn’t Like a Tie?
So Carolina and Cincinnati played five quarters and failed to come up with a winner. It’s not the end of football, and no drastic measures need to be taken—in fact, draws can spice up a season
By Don Banks
Unplugged
‘The Reality Is I Am a Commodity’
‘The Reality Is I Am a Commodity’
Injured in his 12th season, Bears cornerback Charles ‘Peanut’ Tillman knows his NFL days are numbered. The MMQB caught up with him to talk about longevity (he wants two more years), the best receiver he’s ever covered (the answer might surprise you) and why he recently stood on a chair and asked people for money
By Robert Klemko
Deep Dive
Who Would You Rather Face?
Who Would You Rather Face?
A game-planning paradox: Peyton Manning’s an all-time great, sure, but the dangerous and unpredictable Colin Kaepernick is harder to prepare for
By Andy Benoit
On Further Review
It Can’t Just Be Jordy Nelson All the Time
How Aaron Rodgers builds offensive chemistry with young wideouts in Green Bay
By Peter King