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The MMQB Podcast

To Osweiler, or Not to Osweiler

We break down the merits of Bill O’Brien’s decision to stick with his embattled QB. Plus, deep dive previews on Giants-Steelers, Panthers-Seahawks and Dolphins-Ravens, a super-sized mailbag and our boldest predictions for Week 13

Witten on Romo and Dak

A conversation with the Cowboys tight end about watching his good friend Romo go through losing his starting job, when he knew this year's team was special, and his plans for post-NFL life

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The MMQB: High School Week 2016

Brownsville, Texas: In the Land of Bridges and Walls

In the border town of Brownsville, Texas, the high school game is on the front lines of the immigration debate. We follow a player who crosses every day from Mexico to pursue the American dream, and play the American sport

What’s Changed in the Concussion Era

We revisit three high school programs from three years ago to see whether the growing awareness regarding head trauma is boosting confidence in the game—or driving kids away

The Cowboys Double Down on the High School Game

While youth football is under siege elsewhere, in Texas, Jerry Jones and family have built a gleaming new facility that includes a 12,000-seat indoor stadium to share with local prep teams. As the Cowboys’ owner sees it, the goal is “to remind people how important this game is to the ethos of America”

High School, Kaepernick and the Anthem

The MMQB talked to coaches and students from across the country about their decisions to stand or to kneel, their motivations, and the reactions they’ve gotten

Football Lifestyle

Holiday Gift Guide: Stuff

More recommendations of potential presents for football fans, including electronics, accessories, barware, home decor and so much more

MMQB Video

Could This Be It for Gronk as a Patriot?

Patriots history is not kind to players who face a potential decline, even stars, and Rob Gronkowski’s eighth surgery—the third he’s had on his back—leaves his future in New England in question

The MMQB Podcast

To Osweiler, or Not to Osweiler

We break down the merits of Bill O’Brien’s decision to stick with his embattled QB. Plus, deep dive previews on Giants-Steelers, Panthers-Seahawks and Dolphins-Ravens, a super-sized mailbag and our boldest predictions for Week 13

Business of Football

No One Makes Friends in NFL Negotiations

The recent “How do you like me now?!” interaction between Kirk Cousins and Washington GM Scot McCloughan provided a rare public glimpse at a common dance in the business of football: maintaining relationships on a rollercoaster ride of emotions, value and leverage

Game Plan

The Tale of Two Seasons

Last December at this time, the Falcons were floundering. Here’s how an offhanded comment helped Atlanta fix the problem for 2016. Plus notes on Aaron Rodgers’ rebound, Lane Kiffin’s NFL prospects, Los Angeles’s biggest problem and five names to watch in Week 13

Deep Dive

The Best and Worst O-Lines

Thursday Night Football will showcase polar opposites when it comes to offensive line play. Here’s what makes the Cowboys so dominant and what has undermined the Vikings’ season

The MMQB Mailbag

The Raiders’ Rough Road

The NFL’s schedule-makers did Oakland no favors with a difficult stretch to end the season, but Jack Del Rio is embracing the challenge. Plus mail on Kaepernick, Kubiak and a new idea on how to make overtime better