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NFL Celebrations: The Fun Police Will Ride Again

The league has relaxed its celebration penalties, but we’ll still complain about a few killjoys come Sunday afternoons in the fall . . . plus that time a star player told me he wouldn’t show up to OTAs in Green Bay even if it meant losing a $5 million bonus

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

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