The MMQB 100
The MMQB 100
The MMQB 100
Our special series counting down the most influential people for the 2015 NFL season
Deep Dive
Ranking NFL Quarterbacks
NFL QB Rankings: 2015
From Aaron and Andrew to Wilson and Winston, here's how the starting quarterbacks for all 32 teams stack up heading into summer training camp
By Andy Benoit
The Vault
One Team, 25 Years On
One Team, 25 Years On
In 2011, Sports Illustrated conducted a first-ever comprehensive survey of football's long-term effects on an entire NFL roster. We polled the former members of the 1986 Bengals, whose physical and psychological conditions a quarter century later ranged from near complete normalcy to near total disability
By Peter King
The MMQB 100
No. 23: Sam Bradford
The MMQB 100: 21-30
A one-year fallback option for Chip Kelly, or a fallen star about to realize his potential? If Sam Bradford is ever going to re-establish himself as a franchise quarterback, this season, in this system, is the perfect opportunity
By Andy Benoit
The Vault
Countdown: A Week in the Life of the ’95 Packers
Countdown: A Week in the Life of the ’95 Packers
From the crack of dawn on Monday through a divisional showdown the following Sunday, Peter King got an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at how Brett Favre and the Packers functioned at the height of their game
By Peter King
The MMQB 100
No. 31: Odell Beckham Jr.
The MMQB 100: 31-40
Since ‘The Catch,’ Odell Beckham Jr. has been swept up in the whirlwind of instant celebrity. But even as a rookie, his contributions were far greater than that single play. Beckham is poised to become the dominant force the Giants need to get back to the playoffs, as well as one of the most recognizable faces in the NFL… if he can handle the spotlight
By Emily Kaplan
The Vault
Busman’s Holiday
Busman’s Holiday
Coast-to-coast commuter John Madden liked what he saw as he rolled across America in his suite on wheels
By Peter King
The MMQB 100
No. 48: Mark Rodgers
The MMQB 100: 41-50
Russell Wilson has been absurdly underpaid since entering the NFL. His rookie contract is set to expire at the end of this season, setting up one of the most fascinating contract negotiations the league has ever seen. And it will be Mark Rodgers, primarily known as a baseball agent, negotiating the deal
By Andrew Brandt
Monday Morning Quarterback
The American Dream
The American Dream
Motivated by Shia LaBeouf's recent viral video, Nate Boyer explains what moved him to leave his comfort zone in the U.S. and how that propelled him to serve in the Army, walk on at Texas and try to make an NFL team as a 34-year-old rookie
Talking Football
Starting Over? Ngata Prob
Starting Over? Ngata Problem
Haloti Ngata became an NFL star and Super Bowl champion during his nine years with the Ravens. Now the 31-year-old defensive tackle is in Detroit, where he’s adapting to new teammates, a new defense and new techniques
By Jenny Vrentas
The MMQB 100
No. 56: Jay Cutler
The MMQB 100: 51-60
Six years ago he was viewed as a franchise savior. Now, on his third head coach and fifth offensive coordinator, with fans’ frustration boiling over, it has come down to this: Jay Cutler has one last chance to make it work in Chicago
By Robert Klemko