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Time for an NFL Sweet 16
Time for an NFL Sweet 16
Playoff expansion is inevitable, so let’s do it right: Eliminate the first-week byes, go to eight teams from each conference and let the Madness commence. Like the NCAAs, that will provide the best test and the truest champion
By Greg A. Bedard
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Pete Carroll’s Master Plan
Pete Carroll’s Master Plan
Winning back-to-back championships is a monumental task. Lucky for the Seahawks, their coach has been there before
By Robert Klemko
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R.I.P. Ralph Wilson
R.I.P. Ralph Wilson
He was the most important person in the history of sports in Buffalo and a leader in the NFL becoming what it is today. But more than that, Bills owner Ralph Wilson was a world-class human being and he will be missed
By Peter King
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The Bengals Are Crazy for Thinking Andy Dalton Is Their QB of the Future
The Bengals Are Crazy for Thinking Andy Dalton Is Their QB of the Future
Coach Marvin Lewis wants to lock him down with a new contract. But Cincinnati would be wise to wait and see
By Greg A. Bedard
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Preparing for Sam, and Beyond
Preparing for Sam, and Beyond
The NFL’s power brokers are hearing a strong message about respect at the owners meetings as the league prepares a new initiative regarding sexual orientation
By Robert Klemko
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Week in Review: Peter King’s Twitter Mailbag
Week in Review: Peter King’s Twitter Mailbag
Addressing the hottest NFL topics: How the league will handle Richie Incognito, responding to Jim Irsay criticism, what the Texans should do with the first overall pick, and why Marvin Lewis is still the Bengals’ coach
By Peter King
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Deal or No Deal
Deal or No Deal
On the eve of free agency, the Dolphins made former Lions safety Louis Delmas an offer that, quite truthfully, he could refuse. The South Florida native had just two hours to give Miami his answer
By Robert Klemko
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Revis Is A Patriot
Revis Is A Patriot
One day after watching top cornerback Aqib Talib sign with the rival Broncos, the Patriots returned serve by acquiring the best player at the position, Darrelle Revis. Here's the fallout for Denver, New England and Revis' old team in Tampa
By Greg A. Bedard
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The Billion-Dollar Day
The Billion-Dollar Day
The craziest—and spendiest—day in the history of free agency is in the books. But the most unbelievable part? Bigger news is still ahead, with DeMarcus Ware, Chris Johnson, Jared Allen and other NFL stars still on the market
By Peter King
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Free Agency: Analysis
Free Agency: Analysis
Who’s headed where, and does it make sense? Keep it tuned here for The MMQB’s running analysis of player movement as the market opens