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The Case for Getting Rid of Overtime in the NFL

The league has reduced the extra period from 15 minutes to 10, but in the name of player safety (and strategy), why not just scrap the entire thing? Plus notes on Tom Brady’s undocumented concussion and why Colin Kaepernick still hasn’t signed on with a new team

When NFL Contracts Want a Pound of Flesh

Eddie Lacy’s deal with the Seahawks is tied to weight clauses, which often end up doing more harm than good. Plus, the slow crawl of free agency, the NFL’s unused cap space, a potential Marshawn Lynch trade, the wisdom of DeMarcus Ware and more

10 Thoughts on Free Agency

Moneyball comes to the NFL, fullbacks are getting paid and the Cowboys are in a tough spot with Tony Romo’s salary-cap hit. Plus a look at the “golden-ticket” winners, the barely there guarantees for some veterans, and the latest dysfunction in Washington

Mind Your NFL Business

With only one game left in the football season and the “business season” already in full swing, I have many thoughts on what’s going on behind the scenes. Here are 10 of them

The Five Myths of NFL Relocations

The Chargers are planning to join the Rams in L.A. and the Raiders are eyeing Vegas. Here’s why the NFL landscape is changing so much—and how fans factor into the negotiations

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