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Is Gordon Good Enough for Round 1?
Is Gordon Good Enough for Round 1?
It's been three years since a running back was selected in the first round. Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon might break that drought, but the film reveals a player who doesn't belong in the draft's first 32 selections
By Greg A. Bedard
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The Sun Hasn’t Set on Peyton Manning
The Sun Hasn’t Set on Peyton Manning
I watched every drop-back he took this season, and I don't believe I was watching a quarterback who is washed-up. Why Peyton Manning shouldn't retire
By Greg A. Bedard
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Watching Tape With …  the Chargers’ Dwight Freeney
Watching Tape With … the Chargers’ Dwight Freeney
Every week in the NFL, we see how players perform on the field. But what goes into their mental preparation to play? To find out, Dwight Freeney—one of the great pass-rushers of this generation—invites The MMQB and its readers to the film room. Grab a chair
By Peter King
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Little Hype, Huge Upside
Little Hype, Huge Upside
Ignore all the Jadeveon Clowney talk. The NFL draft prospect most similar to Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor is Khalil Mack, a once-unheralded linebacker from the University at Buffalo who stepped right out of a scout’s dream
By Greg A. Bedard
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The NFL’s Next Big Thing Isn’t Really Big at All
The Next Big Thing Isn't Really Big at All
But Clemson wideout Sammy Watkins has the strength to outmuscle linebackers and the speed to leave cornerbacks in his dust. Can this potential top five pick break the mold, or will he just end up breaking a general manager’s heart?
By Greg A. Bedard
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Best of the Beasts
Best of the Beasts
When it comes to offensive tackles in the 2014 NFL draft, there’s a consensus top two: Auburn’s Greg Robinson and Texas A&M’s Jake Matthews. Who will get picked first? After watching tape, the winner is ...
By Greg A. Bedard
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The Bortles Conundrum
The Bortles Conundrum
With the right coaching, Blake Bortles is a year away from being the best quarterback in the 2014 NFL draft. And that’s the problem. Which team will take the chance? Here’s an in-depth look at Central Florida’s fabulous and flawed QB
By Greg A. Bedard
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The Evolution of the L.O.B.
The Evolution of the L.O.B.
What will Peyton Manning see when he looks at the Seahawks’ secondary on Sunday? A group working hard to disguise their looks and trying to befuddle the Broncos’ quarterback. Anything less than that, and Seattle will come up short of hoisting the Lombardi
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The Skinny On Teddy
The Skinny On Teddy
In the coming months, as the 2014 draft nears, we will hear all about Teddy Bridgewater's lack of arm strength, size and other measurable qualities. But it's what is unseen that might propel the Louisville QB to be the No. 1 pick in May
By Greg A. Bedard
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Pressure Points: Robert Quinn Pushes for DPOY
Pressure Points
He doesn't lead the NFL in sacks and his team will be home in January. But the St. Louis Rams' Robert Quinn quietly is having the best season by a pass rusher and is making a strong case to be named Defensive Player of the Year
By Greg A. Bedard