Robert<br />Klemko
•staff writer•

Robert
Klemko

Countdown to Draft Day
T-Minus 63 Days: The Combine’s Myth Busters
The Combine's Myth Busters
Devin Smith can only go deep? That's not what it looked like in Indianapolis. How Smith, and five other large-school prospects, used the combine to prove they have patched up perceived holes in their games
By Robert Klemko
Countdown to Draft Day
T-Minus 70 Days: It’s All About the Interviews
Combine Is All About the Interviews
Forget about the Underwear Olympics. The real value of the combine is what you don't see: individual interviews with teams (and they get weirder every year). Plus, Jameis Winston's latest meeting is among the five things you need to know about the draft, and a loyal Penn Stater is a prospect you better know
By Robert Klemko
Countdown to Draft Day
T-Minus 77 Days: The Reality of a Combine Snub
The Reality of a Combine Snub
California wide receiver Chris Harper declared early for the draft but was among a number of underclassmen not invited to the combine. What happens now? Plus, get to know an ex-Oregon QB not named Marcus Mariota
By Robert Klemko
Going Long
Maseratis, Hookah Bars and Cash by the Bagful: On the Trail of the $10,000 Super Bowl Ticket
Maseratis, Hookah Bars and Cash by the Bagful: On the Trail of the $10,000 Super Bowl Ticket
The MMQB spent four frantic days—and a few sleepless nights—with a top broker as he worked the wildest and most lucrative Super Bowl ticket market ever
By Robert Klemko
Countdown to Draft Day
T-Minus 84 Days: The World of Combine Training
Welcome to Draft Season
In the first installment of The MMQB's new weekly draft column: A peek inside the burgeoning industry of combine training. Plus, a bizarre run-in with Michael Sam's (now former) publicist, getting to know the late-round prospect whose brother is a three-time Pro Bowler, Quote of the Week, Stat of the Week and more
By Robert Klemko
Super Bowl 49
Where Does It Come From?
Where Does It Come From?
This idea, that he can accomplish anything he wants on the gridiron. We traced Russell Wilson's roots, from Richmond to Raleigh to Madison to Seattle, to figure out just how he willed himself to the top of the football world
By Robert Klemko
Super Bowl 49
A Conversation with the Legion of Boom
A Conversation with the Legion of Boom
After an almost unfathomable comeback win in the NFC championship, we joined up with Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Byron Maxwell, Jeremy Lane and, of course, Richard Sherman as they prepared for a Sports Illustrated cover shoot, and for the Patriots. Here’s what they had to say about teamwork, where they stand in history and, oh yeah, Tom Brady
By Robert Klemko
1Q Interview
Jon Ryan, What’s It Like to be the Second Canadian to Throw an NFL Postseason Touchdown Pass?
Jon Ryan, What’s It Like to be the Second Canadian to Throw an NFL Postseason Touchdown Pass?
By Robert Klemko
Super Bowl 49
A Very Special Win
A Very Special Win
The inside story of how Seattle's third unit—special teams—sparked the Seahawks' come-from-behind victory in the NFC title game
By Robert Klemko
Going Long
A Football Sunday With Richard Sherman
A Football Sunday With Richard Sherman
After a big divisional-round win on Saturday—and a random drug test the next morning—the All-Pro cornerback settled himself on the couch and began scouting the Seahawks’ next opponent. A day at Sherman’s lair reveals why, win or lose, he may ask Aaron Rodgers to swap jerseys after the NFC Championship Game
By Robert Klemko