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The Week 12 Awards

On huge performances by the three best edge players in the league- Von Miller, Justin Houston and Khalil Mack

Minus Megatron, the Lions Are Relying on Each Other

Lacking the spectacular presence of Calvin Johnson, Detroit has been forced to become more balanced in 2016. Result: Matt Stafford is enjoying his best season as a pro, and the Lions are a surprise contender for the NFC North

The Week 11 Awards

On Doug Baldwin's perfect pass to Russell Wilson, Tom Brady's first time playing the team he grew up idolizing, and Adam Gase's five straight wins in Miami

For Kerry Hyder, It Was Worth the Weight

He was a 300-pound defensive tackle who spent his first two NFL seasons on practice squads. Then he changed his diet, lost 35 pounds, and became one of the surprise stars of this season’s first half

The Cowboys Are Dak Prescott’s Team Now

Winning with poise and confidence uncommon in a fourth-round rookie, Dak Prescott has a firm hold on the Cowboys’ quarterbacking job. So where does that leave Tony Romo? Nobody’s saying

The Week 10 Awards

On Ezekiel Elliott as one of the top MVP candidates, Darian Stewart's big defensive day against Drew Brees and Mike Mularkey's bold coaching against the Packers

An Eagle Casts His Vote

We spent Election Day in Philly with safety Malcolm Jenkins as he contemplated the candidates, voted, then prepared for the results

The Week 9 Awards

On Melvin Gordon's big day in a crucial game for the Chargers, Khalil Mack's sacks, and game-changing special teams plays across the league

Ready or Not, Is It Jared Goff’s Time?

On the heels of three straight losses, calls for the Rams to hand the reins to the No. 1 overall pick are heating up. Is it just a matter of L.A. sticking to a long-term plan, or is there something more that's keeping Jared Goff off the field?

The Violence and The Game

In Chicago, football ‘can’t be the antidote.’ But a high school coach and a program try to hold on in a city ravaged by senseless crime

Football in the Land of Bridges and Walls

In the border town of Brownsville, Texas, the high school game is on the front lines of the immigration debate. We follow a player who crosses every day from Mexico to pursue the American dream, and play the American sport

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