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2014 Midseason Report: Peter King Crystal-Balls the Second Half and the Playoffs
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Spoiler Alert!
Spoiler Alert!
Half a season. That's all The MMQB's resident psychic needs to know (well, guess) what's coming up in 2014's second half and the playoffs
By Greg A. Bedard
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The Teeter-Totter 10
The Teeter-Totter 10
Will their teams rise up or fall down during the final two months of the regular season? Identifying 10 players whose play could determine the playoff picture
By Greg A. Bedard
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Denver’s Defensive Difference-Makers
Denver’s Defensive Difference-Makers
DeMarcus Ware’s arrival and Von Miller’s return to form have given the Broncos the pass-rushing push they lacked last season. It may be the final piece in the championship puzzle
By Joan Niesen
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2014 Midseason Report: Peter King Looks Back on the Big Stories of the Season’s First Half
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The Struggle of Seattle
The Struggle of Seattle
An identity crisis, one playmaker jettisoned, another reportedly unhappy. If they're going to have any chance to defend their Super Bowl title, the Seahawks have to figure out who they are—and who is going to make plays—on offense
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How We Got Here, And Where We’re Going
How We Got Here, And Where We’re Going
The first eight weeks of the 2014 season were like no other in NFL history. A look at how the drama unfolded, and what it all means for the second half
By Greg A. Bedard
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Here Come the Architects
Here Come the Architects
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is widely opening its doors to contributors beyond the playing field. With the selection of ex-GMs Ron Wolf and Bill Polian as class of 2015 finalists, expect more team builders to be considered down the road
By Peter King
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Better Than London
Better Than London
The NFL wants to bolster its presence in the United Kingdom, but moving a franchise there is fraught with risks and rotating teams in and out of Wembley Stadium is a logistical conundrum. With a tip of the hat to one reader, here’s a solution that would allow the NFL to expand its footprint overseas and at home
By Jenny Vrentas
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In Addressing Domestic Violence, the NFL Takes Its First Tangible Steps
In Addressing Domestic Violence, the NFL Takes Its First Tangible Steps
Beginning next week, the league will give presentations to all of its players, coaches and team employees on how to identify and prevent domestic violence and child abuse. Here’s a look at what the process will entail
By Jenny Vrentas