Jenny<br />Vrentas
•staff writer•

Jenny
Vrentas

Talking Football
The Man in Charge of the Future of Football
The Man in Charge of the Future of Football
Former lineman Roman Oben, now the NFL's director of youth football, on growing the game amid health and safety concerns, answering critics regarding the sport's controversial past and why he decided to let his two sons play
By Jenny Vrentas
Talking Football
Atlanta’s New Attitude
Atlanta’s New Attitude
New Falcons head coach Dan Quinn describes what it was like going from losing the Super Bowl to his dream job in a 24-hour span, explains his coaching style and details what kind of player Atlanta will target with the No. 8 pick in the draft
By Jenny Vrentas
The Prospects
The Grand Experiment
The Grand Experiment
If you created a left tackle in a laboratory, he would look a lot like T.J. Clemmings. It’s been a little more than two years since a coach asked him to switch from defense to offense. The decision to try something new has put the Pitt product on a path to become one of a rare breed: a blindside protector in the NFL
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Talking Football
Joe Namath: ‘No One Has Ever Played the Game Better Than Tom Brady’
Joe Namath: ‘No One Has Ever Played the Game Better Than Tom Brady’
The MVP of Super Bowl III bestows the highest praise on the MVP of Super Bowl XLIX. Plus, Broadway Joe on the state of his beloved Jets and why he’s raising money to combat traumatic brain injuries
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The Friday Interview
The Man Amongst Men
The Man Amongst Men
Fresh off earning the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis challenges his fellow players to make a difference
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Super Bowl 49
Taking the Pulse of Patriots Nation
Taking the Pulse of Patriots Nation
As the world tuned in to watch a Super Bowl being played in the Arizona desert, The MMQB shipped up to Boston to ask fans about Deflategate and the state of the NFL. We encountered joy, disbelief, obscene gestures and one guy who watched in a bar while his wife was in labor across the street at Mass General
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The Friday Interview
The Bus Continues to Idle
The Bus Continues to Idle
Eligible for induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame since 2011, Jerome Bettis is hoping to finally get a call from Canton this weekend
By Jenny Vrentas
Going Long
Inside Belichick’s Library
Inside Belichick’s Library
The hundreds of books, many collected by his father, that played a role in shaping the strategies and philosophies of Bill Belichick
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Going Long
Football’s Focus Group
Football’s Focus Group
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
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The Friday Interview
Al Michaels: Voice of the Super Bowl
Al Michaels: Voice of the Super Bowl
The legendary play-by-play man on calling his ninth Super Bowl, the criticism of his comments on commissioner Goodell and the Mueller Report, and his favorite telecast of all time (hint: it’s not the Miracle on Ice)
By Jenny Vrentas