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Business of Football
Understanding the Fine Print of Free Agency
Understanding the Fine Print of Free Agency
What’s the real story behind all the funny money being handed out to players? Which signings, big-name or otherwise, turned heads from a financial perspective? Answers to both questions as we evaluate what’s gone down so far
By Andrew Brandt
3Q Interview
Money Talks—and Walks
Money Talks—and Walks
The Broncos’ new cornerback, Aqib Talib, on being tempted to stay in New England (sort of, kind of) and how the current CBA is finally paying off
By Peter King
Weekend Notes
Fast and Spurious
Fast and Spurious
NFL free agency opened with more than 60 contracts and a $1 billion binge on the first day alone, but the eye-popping numbers don’t tell the whole story. Let's pause to assess the winners, the losers and the leaps of faith ... plus, my take on Vince Wilfork’s impending divorce from the Patriots and why Everson Griffen—who?—became a rich man
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
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
Open Field
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
Deep Dive
It’s Time to Man Up
It’s Time to Man Up
The days of strong safeties lining up receivers over the middle and delivering knockout hits are over. But that’s not the only reason why zone concepts are being replaced by man coverage. The AFC Championship Game is a case study of how NFL defenses are evolving
By Andy Benoit
Weekend Notes
Pass at Your Own Peril
Pass at Your Own Peril
Taking to the air has become the way of the NFL, but when do we reach the point where teams are passing too much, for the worse? We may already be there
By Greg A. Bedard