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The 2014 MMQB Awards

The regular season is over, but the NFL makes fans wait another month before revealing its annual award winners. Why prolong it? We polled 26 smart NFL observers and are ready to unveil our MVP, top rookies, best coach and more

Rams Report: Tough slate will mask improvement

The defensive front is the NFL's best and Sam Bradford's confidence is rising as the talent around him continues to grow. But surviving in division with Seahawks and 49ers might be too much to ask for Jeff Fisher and company

Rams Preview: Defense Might Not Be Enough

Injuries forced St. Louis to change approaches on offense last season, and recent personnel moves indicate a unit still searching for an identity. Can a monstrous defensive line hold down the fort in the NFL's toughest division?

Just Like Geno

Pittsburgh’s Aaron Donald is similar in size and technique to NFL star Geno Atkins. But are the comparisons legit? The Bengals defensive tackle himself says they ‘definitely’ are, so expect Donald to benefit from the path Atkins blazed

20 Things I Think I Think About the Senior Bowl

A receiver bonanza, the next Geno Atkins and no clear-cut franchise QBs. Those are just three of the things I saw in a first-round-light Senior Bowl group. Here are my takeaways from a few days in Mobile