Robert<br />Klemko
•staff writer•

Robert
Klemko

Weekend Notes
Back to School with DeMarcus Ware
Back to School with DeMarcus Ware
Like a lot of players on the move this offseason, the new Denver Bronco has some studying to do to get up to speed with his new team. But there’s also longer-term planning: How to prepare for life after football
By Robert Klemko
Open Field
Pete Carroll’s Master Plan
Pete Carroll’s Master Plan
Winning back-to-back championships is a monumental task. Lucky for the Seahawks, their coach has been there before
By Robert Klemko
Open Field
Preparing for Sam, and Beyond
Preparing for Sam, and Beyond
The NFL’s power brokers are hearing a strong message about respect at the owners meetings as the league prepares a new initiative regarding sexual orientation
By Robert Klemko
Behind the Face Mask
‘I’m Under No Illusion That We’re Going to Make Magical Changes’
‘I’m Under No Illusion That We’re Going to Make Magical Changes’
But new NFLPA president Eric Winston is ready to play hardball with the NFL. Just ask him about Roger Goodell and HGH testing
By Robert Klemko
Open Field
Deal or No Deal
Deal or No Deal
On the eve of free agency, the Dolphins made former Lions safety Louis Delmas an offer that, quite truthfully, he could refuse. The South Florida native had just two hours to give Miami his answer
By Robert Klemko
Open Field
Payback Isn’t Enough
Payback Isn’t Enough
Snubbed on draft night in 2013, Eddie Lacy returned to Radio City Music Hall in 2014 as an NFL star. But while the bruising back has developed professionally, he's still chasing personal fulfillment
By Robert Klemko
Behind the Face Mask
The Kraken, Unleashed
The Kraken, Unleashed
A sixth-round pick four years ago, Greg Hardy enters free agency as one of the league’s most coveted pass rushers. The defensive end wants to stay in Carolina, for the right price
By Robert Klemko
Unplugged
London Fletcher Is Ready For What’s Next
London Fletcher Is Ready For What’s Next
It took time, but by the end of his 16th NFL season the ironman linebacker was one of the game’s most respected and admired players. Whatever his future holds, it looks to be bright
By Robert Klemko
Super Bowl 48
Richard Sherman Refuses to Go Quietly into the Night
Richard Sherman Refuses to Go Quietly into the Night
Though knocked out of Super Bowl XLVIII by an ankle injury, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman stayed up until the wee hours celebrating the season that was and the future that awaits him
By Robert Klemko
Super Bowl 48
Is the Hall of Fame Process Broken?
Is the Hall of Fame Process Broken?
A group of writers assemble on the Saturday before the Super Bowl to decide who’s in and who’s not. But fans, candidates and even some of the voters wonder whether there’s a better way to bestow pro football’s highest honor
By Robert Klemko