No Gronk? No Problem

And that’s not just Sunday’s win over the hapless Rams. Without Rob Gronkowski, the Patriots are still the same AFC favorites they were before he got hurt

Holiday Gift Guide: Stuff

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

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

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

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

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

Jamal Adams and LSU’s ‘DBU’ Tradition

The junior is positioned to be the first safety off the NFL draft board in April, a potential top-10 pick and the next great NFL defensive back out of LSU. And it’s thanks, in part, to the help of an old pro

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 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

The Week 12 Awards

On huge performances by the three best edge players in the league- Von Miller, Justin Houston and Khalil Mack