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Greg A.
Bedard

Weekend Notes
What Did They Know? What Can They Learn?
What Did They Know? What Can They Learn?
Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction will absolutely not change the way teams assess players with off-the-field problems. But there is one lesson teams can take away. Plus, why the Vikings should move Adrian Peterson, why the Chargers should deal Philip Rivers and why concerns about Jameis Winston are very real
By Greg A. Bedard
Film Room
Randy Gregory: The Next Great Edge Rusher, If…
Randy Gregory: The Next Great Edge Rusher, If…
The Nebraska product’s athletic traits and relentlessness make him the most tantalizing prospect in this draft class. Gregory will be a great… if he takes well to coaching and, more importantly, keeps himself in line off the field
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
What Will the Falcons Be?
What Will the Falcons Be?
New Atlanta coach Dan Quinn has roots all over the football landscape, so identifying what kind of team to expect is not as simple as saying the Falcons will be Seahawks South. Plus thoughts on the draft, including one QB to watch
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
The Young Dinosaur
The Young Dinosaur
After back-to-back losing seasons for the first time as New York Giants head coach, 68-year-old Tom Coughlin had no interest in walking away from coaching. He’s even less interested in changing his ways
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
The Next Bridgewater?
The Next Bridgewater?
Teddy Bridgewater was nitpicked extensively before the 2014 draft but he quieted the critics in a standout rookie campaign. Will the Vikings QB's success pave the way for a similar QB in the '15 class? Plus notes on Rex Ryan, drug tests, more
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
Aaron Hernandez, an Enigma on Trial
Aaron Hernandez, Enigma on Trial
During my years covering the Patriots, I never quite knew what to make of the sometimes genial, sometimes volatile young star. A visit to his trial brought those old feelings back
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
Baltimore’s Big Problem
Baltimore’s Big Problem
For years, the Ravens were one of the NFL’s cleanest teams off the field. But a recent run of arrests has forced the organization to cut contributing players and alter future plans. Plus thoughts on rule changes, signings and more
By Greg A. Bedard
Extra Point
Football Won’t Be the Same After Borland
Football Won’t Be the Same After Borland
As a parent, I often second-guessed my decision to not let my son even consider playing football until high school. After watching 49ers linebacker Chris Borland walk away from the game, my son may never have a say in the matter
By Greg A. Bedard
Film Room
Is Amari Cooper Worth a Top 10 Pick?
Is Amari Cooper Worth a Top 10 Pick?
He was college football’s best wideout last season and is the most polished receiver in the 2015 draft. But will his size and concentration lapses lead to a long wait on draft night?
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
The Patriots Have a Plan
The Patriots Have a Plan
Breaking the bank for players—especially non-QBs over 30—has never been New England's style. So, sure, Darrelle Revis will be missed, but expect Bill Belichick and company to adjust and move forward like they always do
By Greg A. Bedard