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Hot Seat, Cool Coughlin

There’s a spring in the step of the NFL’s oldest active head coach, as he bounds from topic to topic, including the the Jason Pierre-Paul saga, the Giants’ win-or-else mentality and his rare longevity in the New York market

Brady’s Bad Day

The NFL laid the smack down Tuesday, upholding its four-game suspension of the Patriots QB and revealing he destroyed his phone during the league's investigation into deflated footballs in the AFC title game. My thoughts on the decision, plus mailbag questions on Russell Wilson's contract, Hall of Fame speeches and The MMQB's redesign

The Mariota Project Begins

There is plenty to like about Marcus Mariota. There is also plenty that should make the Tennessee Titans nervous. The track record of run-oriented college quarterbacks in the NFL is not good. Beginning this summer, the Titans will try to build Mariota into a passer who can buck that trend

The NFL’s First Female Coach

Bruce Arians and the Cardinals are giving Jen Welter the opportunity to work as an assistant linebackers coach during the team’s training camp, meaning the 37-year-old psychologist will become the first woman coach in league history 

Adrian Peterson Returns

On Sunday, all eyes were on Adrian Peterson. As the Vikings became the first NFL team to open training camp, Peterson talked to The MMQB about getting back on the field, what he learned during his suspension and why he thinks he’ll have rare longevity in the NFL. Plus, the latest on the Russell Wilson negotiations, the Junior Seau Hall of Fame speech controversy and Junior Galette’s release

The Man Behind Jameis Winston

All eyes will be on rookie quarterback Jameis Winston this fall. But it will be the play-calling of offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, the biggest assistant coach hiring of 2015, that determines whether Winston—and the Bucs offense—sinks or swims

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The Brit Who Built Pro Football Focus

The ultimate outsider—an Englishman who never played the game—abandoned a profitable business to run an NFL advanced stats website. In just a few years he’s gone from 80 page views a week to overseeing an international staff of 80 that’s helping to transform the league

Finding Danny Watkins

A late-bloomer who seemed too good to be true, a first-round bust who helped get a once-untouchable coach run out of town, and to some, a hero. The bizarre football life of a man who was built for the game but born for something else

Paul Tagliabue’s Post-9/11 Correspondence

Thirteen years ago, the 9/11 attacks changed the world. NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue was among the leaders who were tested like never before, navigating the league through a difficult time with grace and wisdom. He shared with The MMQB some of his letters and notes from the days after the attack

On the Trail of the $10,000 Super Bowl Ticket

The MMQB spent four frantic days—and a few sleepless nights—with a top broker as he worked the wildest and most lucrative Super Bowl ticket market ever

Lawrence Tynes’ Nightmare

The man who kicked the Giants into two Super Bowls with clutch overtime field goals saw his career cut short in 2013 by MRSA, a dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can thrive in NFL locker rooms. He’s not going quietly into retirement

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Believe in Baltimore

So what if Joe Flacco gets yet another offensive coordinator? The quarterback is cool as ever, the Ravens may have a perfect Haloti Ngata replacement and Steve Smith is....Steve Smith. The MMQB likes Baltimore's odds in 2015.

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Three Wideouts (and a QB) Worth Watching

On the early fantasy football front, a trio of pass-catchers stands out after The MMQB’s visits to the Vikings, Steelers and Ravens camps

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Why Latrobe is Football Paradise

“There is no better place to watch a football practice” than the Steelers’ bucolic training camp site in the rolling hills of Western Pennsylvania

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While They Squabble, the Billions Pour In

The Packers’ annual financial report is the only public peek into the NFL’s books, and this year’s summary revealed some eye-popping numbers for a league battling crises at every turn. Plus, why the denial of Tom Brady’s appeal was not a surprise and what’s next in the never-ending Deflategate saga

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The Mariota Project Begins

There is plenty to like about Marcus Mariota. There is also plenty that should make the Tennessee Titans nervous. The track record of run-oriented college quarterbacks in the NFL is not good. Beginning this summer, the Titans will try to build Mariota into a passer who can buck that trend

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What Russell Wilson Wants

Russell Wilson’s deadline for striking a new deal with the Seahawks is Friday. Warren Moon, a friend of Wilson’s and a former franchise quarterback himself, shed some light on the motivations behind Wilson’s contract demands

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The Man Behind Jameis Winston

All eyes will be on rookie quarterback Jameis Winston this fall. But it will be the play-calling of offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, the biggest assistant coach hiring of 2015, that determines whether Winston—and the Bucs offense—sinks or swims

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Hot Seat, Cool Coughlin

There’s a spring in the step of the NFL’s oldest active head coach, as he bounds from topic to topic, including the the Jason Pierre-Paul saga, the Giants’ win-or-else mentality and his rare longevity in the New York market

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Tom Brady’s Bad Day

The NFL laid the smack down Tuesday, upholding its four-game suspension of the Patriots QB and revealing he destroyed his phone during the league’s investigation into deflated footballs in the AFC title game. My thoughts on the decision, plus mailbag questions on Russell Wilson’s contract, Hall of Fame speeches and The MMQB’s redesign

Training Camp Takeaways

The Cog in the New Steelers Defense

Pittsburgh’s proud D is in transition, and second-year linebacker Ryan Shazier will be in the middle of it

Training Camp Takeaways

Pressure Goes Both Ways

The Vikings are a team on the rise, but they must both protect Teddy Bridgewater and put more heat on the opposing quarterback