Monday Morning Quarterback

Monday Morning Quarterback
Memorial Day and Football
Memorial Day and Football
The NFL and veterans have been intertwined since World War II. Here's our own moment of remembrance, plus notes on Tom Brady's next steps, another lawsuit pitting ex-players against the league and much more from our guest columnist
By Greg A. Bedard
Monday Morning Quarterback
Robert Kraft is Talking, and He’s Pretty Peeved
Robert Kraft is Talking, and He’s Pretty Peeved
The Patriots owner is ‘really worked up’ at the unprecedented penalty the NFL levied on his team based on what he tells The MMQB is ‘ambiguous evidence.’ Plus more on PAT proposals, the La’el Collins saga and a new NFL drug protocol
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Don’t Cry for Jacksonville
Don’t Cry for Jacksonville
The Jaguars are sick about the season-ending injury to rookie Dante Fowler Jr., but coach Gus Bradley and company won’t let it dampen their enthusiasm. Plus, weighing appropriate punishment for Tom Brady, a retired Ed Reed note, more
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
How Winston Became the Buccaneers’ No. 1 Hope
How Winston Became the Buccaneers' No. 1 Hope
The draft is over and after an event filled with storylines—trades, plummeting prospects and home fires included—the most significant was the very first one. Inside Tampa's decision-making process, plus draft awards, top picks and more
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Begins at No. 2
Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Starts at No. 2
With the draft three days away, the Titans still are willing to deal the second pick—Browns? Jets? Eagles?—but acquiring Philip Rivers from San Diego is growing less likely. Plus, why this draft is unpredictable, how it’ll look in Chicago and more
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Tim Tebow Trial
The Tim Tebow Trial
The Eagles are giving a chance to the lightning-rod QB who hasn’t played a meaningful down since 2012. Here’s why it’s a smart move by Philly. Plus, two HOF GMs on Winston vs. Mariota, a new look at the Malcolm Butler Super Bowl play and more
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Polamalu Problem
The Polamalu Problem
The Pro Football Hall of Fame does not have safety in numbers; only one has been elected in the past 26 years. Troy Polamalu’s retirement shines a glaring spotlight on the issue. Remembering the Steeler legend’s career (with help from a rival Raven), plus the impact of Sarah Thomas, the latest draft rumors and more
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
The NFL’s Most Improbable Prospect
The NFL’s Most Improbable Prospect
Nate Boyer is a 34-year-old long-snapper with a football dream and a life story made for Hollywood. Meet the Green Beret training voraciously for his NFL opportunity, plus thoughts on the first female ref, hidden draft nuggets and more
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Extra Points: How the PAT Could Change by This Fall
Extra Points: How the PAT Could Change by This Fall
The 32 teams are near unanimous in believing the point after touchdown needs to change. Precisely how is another story. The details of a compromise that goes to vote in May. Plus why the Saints own the draft, and eight coaches on the spot
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Roger Goodell, Unplugged
Roger Goodell, Unplugged
The NFL commissioner sat down with The MMQB for a long discussion about the league’s nightmare year off the field, whether he ever considered resigning, Chris Borland, Los Angeles and more. Plus the NFL veterans combine, Chuck Bednarik’s death and the latest from the annual meeting in Arizona
By Peter King