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The Week 7 Mailbag

A quick scan through what’s happening in the NFL right now, including the problem of too many penalty flags slowing down the game. Plus reader questions on Tony Romo, Colin Kaepernick, Matt Stafford and much more

Why Sam Bradford is MVP

Hard to get any more valuable than what the undefeated Vikings have received at the quarterback position. Here’s an early look at the award race, with four more surprising candidates, plus a reader mailbag 

J.J. Watt Injury: The Texans Got 99 Problems

Another back issue for Houston’s defensive superstar has many NFL observers wondering: Will J.J. Watt ever be the same player again? Plus an extended look at best NFL coaches of all time and readers weigh in

The Pride of Pennsylvania

A matchup of unbeaten teams, and two similarly physical passers, headlines the Week 3 slate. Here are four reasons why Steelers-Eagles will be compelling theater on Sunday in Philadelphia. Plus reader email

Training Camp Conclusions

After a month on the road seeing so much of the NFL, here are a handful of takeaways, including the team that impressed the most. Plus reader mail on Josh Brown, Jerry Jones and San Diego’s stadium reality

Can Goodell Save His Job?

The NFL, which celebrates everything, has nothing planned publicly for the 10-year work anniversary for Roger Goodell. Here are four job-saving ideas for the commish, while readers state their case for his removal

Dr. Z Week: Readers Respond

The return of Paul Zimmerman, including excerpts from his unpublished memoirs and best-of selections from his long tenure at SI, elicited a powerful response from The MMQB family and around the football world
 

Punting on Politics

Donald Trump has publicly courted Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger for endorsements to validate his tough-guy persona, but athletes are being advised to steer clear of the political arena with these two candidates

On Madden and Mail

The Madden NFL 17 video game comes out this summer, and the EA executive producer shares some of the new features and changes. Plus mailbag topics include Patriot play-calling and a debate of John vs. Von

The MMQB: Help Us Help You

Looking ahead to the 2016 season and beyond, a request to readers to submit ideas on what they’d like to see on this football site. Plus mailbag questions answered on Ali, Las Vegas vs. Texas, sideline video and more

Tom Brady’s Hail Mary

It’s a long shot, but the legal team for the Patriots QB filed one final brief in an attempt to avoid a four-game suspension. Brady’s lawyer explains the case. Plus reader mail, including reaction to Washington’s nickname 

Everything’s Faster in Texas

The Texans had a need for speed after a slow offensive season in 2015, so they gave their new quarterback some fast friends in the draft. The result is one of the NFL’s biggest offseason makeovers. Plus reader mail

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