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Emily
Kaplan

Open Field
How the Salary Cap Got Caught Up in a Love Story
How the NFL Salary Cap Got Caught Up in a Love Story
Jennifer Garner sought out Megan Rogers—the Browns’ money manager—to prepare for her role in Draft Day. But her on-screen relationship with the leading man has left some women sports executives unable to suspend disbelief
By Emily Kaplan
My Best Shot
From I to XLVIII
From I to XLVIII
Legendary photographer Walter Iooss Jr., who shot the Super Bowl I cover for Sports Illustrated, worked from an unusual perch in the stands for Broncos-Seahawks—and ended up with yet another SI SB cover, his 13th
By Emily Kaplan
My Best Shot
48 and Counting
48 and Counting
Not many people have seen all 48 Super Bowls, and fewer have seen them all from the sideline. Photographer John Biever’s been there, done that, and here’s what Broncos-Seahawks looked like through his lens
By Emily Kaplan
Voice of the Fan
‘Just Follow the Crowd’
‘Just Follow the Crowd’
The hassle of getting to MetLife made up for the lack of drama in XLVIII—to say nothing of finding your way home
By Emily Kaplan
Behind the Face Mask
What You Don’t Know About the Men Playing in Super Bowl XLVIII
What You Don’t Know About the Men Playing in Super Bowl XLVIII
The MMQB called high school and college coaches to pull back the curtain on 14 players—Broncos and Seahawks—as they step into football’s brightest spotlight
By Emily Kaplan
My Best Shot
Frozen In Time
Frozen In Time
Photographer Simon Bruty braved the conditions at Lambeau for 49ers-Packers to capture another postseason classic on the frozen tundra
By Emily Kaplan
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Bill O’Brien’s NFL Future
Bill O’Brien’s NFL Future
The Texans and Vikings have already called, and more teams are sure to inquire this offseason. Millions are to be made and a dream job is to be had. But those who know Penn State’s coach best say it’s far from a sure thing
By Emily Kaplan
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The Games Go On, And So Does Life
The Games Go On, And So Does Life
Players have always complained about a lack of support when their NFL careers are over. That’s about to change thanks to the NFLPA’s new program, The Trust
By Emily Kaplan
My Best Shot
A Whiteout in Week 14
The Week 14 Whiteout
Photographer Al Tielemans didn’t bargain for a blizzard when he went to Philly to shoot Lions-Eagles. But poor conditions can sometimes offer rich results
By Emily Kaplan
Open Field
For Love of the Game
For Love of the Game
In a Georgia school district that’s on the cutting-edge of concussion awareness, a pair of football captains are hell-bent on never leaving the field. Watching from the bleachers, their parents wonder just how much they can—or should—control
By Emily Kaplan