Jenny<br />Vrentas
•staff writer•

Jenny
Vrentas

The Friday Interview
‘I Am Going to be Here for a Long Time’
‘I Am Going to be Here for a Long Time’
Andy Dalton on his contract extention, the art of the quarterback sneak, searching for his first playoff win (and second and third), and the biggest difference now that Hue Jackson is the Bengals’ offensive coordinator
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Going Long
Waging Four Battles and Relying on Joe Cool
Waging Four Battles and Relying on Joe Cool
The Ray Rice scandal rocked the NFL, but not the Ravens’ locker room. Once the domain of a spitfire linebacker named Ray Lewis, it’s now the province of a ho-hum quarterback who prefers talking over yelling. A look at how Joe Flacco has kept Baltimore on track—and how the team upgraded at running back
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Open Field
Better Than London
Better Than London
The NFL wants to bolster its presence in the United Kingdom, but moving a franchise there is fraught with risks and rotating teams in and out of Wembley Stadium is a logistical conundrum. With a tip of the hat to one reader, here’s a solution that would allow the NFL to expand its footprint overseas and at home
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Open Field
In Addressing Domestic Violence, the NFL Takes Its First Tangible Steps
In Addressing Domestic Violence, the NFL Takes Its First Tangible Steps
Beginning next week, the league will give presentations to all of its players, coaches and team employees on how to identify and prevent domestic violence and child abuse. Here’s a look at what the process will entail
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Open Field
A Giant Beatdown … And the Best Is Yet To Come
A Giant Beatdown … And the Best Is Yet To Come
The Eagles finally came together on D, steamrolling the Giants for their first shutout since 1996. They did so without giving away any of their blitz secrets
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Muscle and Medicine
Trouble in the Trenches
Trouble in the Trenches
‘Dings,’ ‘bell-ringers’ ... regardless of what they’re called, a new Harvard study reveals that potential concussions are being ignored at the line of scrimmage
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After Football
A Rookie All Over Again
A Rookie All Over Again
His days were once filled with team meetings, but retired NFL cornerback Chris Carr’s schedule now revolves around a full courseload at law school. The MMQB visited GW’s campus to see how he’s adapting to life beyond the game
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Going Long
Why London? And Can It Work?
Why London? And Can It Work?
In the eighth year of regular-season games in the U.K., the NFL is edging closer to a permanent team there. Does it make sense? Is it logistically feasible? And do Brits really care enough about the American game to sustain a franchise? We crossed the pond to tackle those questions
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Open Field
For Raiders in London, It’s a New Kind of Zone Read
For Raiders in London, It’s a New Kind of Zone Read
What time is it? It's an important question for Oakland, which has lost 15 straight games in the Eastern Time Zone. This week, they’ve gone even further east and are trying to acclimate ahead of Sunday’s game against Miami at Wembley
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Open Field
What Are They Doing About It?
What Are They Doing About It?
Roger Goodell has promised that the NFL is committed to stopping domestic violence. More than two weeks after the release of the second Ray Rice video, this is where the league is going from here
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