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The Little Things in Denver

NFL teams always are on the hunt for any advantage they can gain. Denver feels like it found one in dedicating two full-time coaches to studying the tells of opposing players. The Broncos believe it’s working

The Week 7 Awards

On Jay Ajayi's second-straight 200 yard game and the defensive play of the year made by Landon Collins. Andy Reid, Melvin Gordon and Jeremy Hill were among other standout performers in Week 7

The Week 6 Awards

On Odell's entertaining day, LeSean McCoy, Jay Ajayi, and Sean Payton were among the other outstanding performers in Week 6

Kirk Cousins: How High Is the Ceiling?

Another so-so performance in a so-far so-so season leaves Washington still waiting to see whether Cousins, its franchise-tag quarterback, is worthy of removing the “tag” part

The Week 4 Awards

On Julio Jones’s historic day, Aqib Talib, Rex Ryan and Adam Vinatieri were among the other outstanding performers in an eventful Week 4

The Steve Young Book Is Gold

The Hall of Fame QB’s new autobiography is full of insights and news, from the trade to the Cardinals that he nixed in the ’80s to the psychological trials he faced throughout his career

How to Stop Von Miller in Five (Not-So-Simple) Steps

It’s hard to find recent evidence of teams neutralizing the Broncos’ devastating QB disrupter, but Pittsburgh and Cleveland got it done last year. Here’s a look at the secret formula against one of the league’s premier defensive forces

LeSean McCoy’s New Reality

Some people think running backs have become replaceable cogs in today’s pass-happy NFL. But on the field and in the film room, the job has never been more complicated

‘Gonna Be a Lot of Hate’

Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall explains how his recent personal experiences motivated him to take a knee during the national anthem in the NFL season-opener and says he’s prepared for the public backlash

The MMQB 2016 Season Predictions

Our staffers make their bold selections for individual award winners and provide some contrasting viewpoints on who’ll hoist the Lombardi in Houston in Super Bowl 51

An Apathetic Nerd on the Football Trip of a Lifetime

I have no interest in football whatsoever, so when my uncle, Peter King, asked me to drive the van for The MMQB’s training camp tour this summer, you might say I was already running on empty. Then I actually ran out of gas at 1 a.m. on the highway. Here are my travel recollections

Vontaze Burfict on Poise, Playoff Collapses and Pittsburgh

In case you’re wondering, the Bengals linebacker doesn’t give ‘no f---s’ about the Steelers. The bigger question is whether he and Cincinnati have learned from last January’s disaster and can keep their cool when the heat rises again this year

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