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Business of Football
The Tale of Two QB Contract Negotiations
The Tale of Two QB Contract Negotiations
After spending the offseason angling for a big-money contract extension, Colin Kaepernick got his deal. Is ex-teammate Alex Smith next? Some unique challenges stand in the way
By Andrew Brandt
Deep Dive
Why Your Playoff Team Didn’t Reach XLVIII: NFC
Why Your Playoff Team Didn’t Reach XLVIII: NFC
The failure to secure home-field advantage. A weak ground game. Unable to stop the run. A rusty QB. Three second-half turnovers. Diagnosing why the Saints, Panthers, Eagles, Packers and 49ers missed out on a trip to MetLife
By Andy Benoit
Business of Football
Of Fires And Hires, Part 1
Of Fires And Hires, Part 1
In the past two offseasons, 15 head coaches—and most of their assistants—have been canned. The proliferation of separation hasn't made the process less painful, as self worth often is questioned and families are left in limbo
By Andrew Brandt
My Best Shot
Frozen In Time
Frozen In Time
Photographer Simon Bruty braved the conditions at Lambeau for 49ers-Packers to capture another postseason classic on the frozen tundra
By Emily Kaplan
In This Corner
The NFL’s Smartest QBs
The NFL’s Smartest QBs
Watching film and putting on pads makes players appreciate others who do the same every week. These five quarterbacks all stand out to me on film as being the most intelligent at their craft. Didn't make the list? Don't be mad, bro
By Richard Sherman
Window Into the Weekend
The Game of Wild-Card Weekend
The Game of Wild-Card Weekend
Weather and running games will be the things to watch when the Packers and 49ers meet Sunday. Who's got the edge?
By Peter King
Open Field
A Chance for Revenge, Served Ice-Cold
A Chance for Revenge, Served Ice-Cold
Pummeled by the 49ers last January, the Packers can get even at Lambeau Field—but they're not the only team built to flourish on the frozen tundra
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
The Playoff Report
The Playoff Report
Everything you need to know about every team competing for the Lombardi Trophy this postseason, in sixty seconds each
By Peter King
Business of Football
The Stories of 2013, Off the Field
The Stories of 2013, Off the Field
From the concussion settlement to a high-profile murder, there was plenty for the league, front offices, agents and players to contend with beyond the gridiron
By Andrew Brandt
Extra Point
Answered Prayers
Answered Prayers
The Packers were on the brink of elimination a month ago. Then out of nowhere ... fullback John Kuhn throws the block of his life, springing Aaron Rodgers to find Randall Cobb for a game-winning TD and the NFC North crown
By Greg A. Bedard