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Behind the Face Mask
A Point to Make
A Point to Make
The NFL is experimenting with longer extra points in an attempt to add excitement to the PAT. Ultimately, they’re going to get more injuries. A veteran kicker explains why 33 and one don’t add up. Plus, reader suggestions
Deep Dive
Cardinals Preview: Destined for Another Third-Place Finish
Cardinals Preview: Destined for Another Third-Place Finish
Arizona is better, but not nearly enough to rise to the top of the NFC West
By Andy Benoit
On Further Review
The Tuesday Mailbag
The Tuesday Mailbag
Questions on hot topics including Josh Freeman's fall from grace, long working hours for coaches, an NFL double standard and the varied uses of service dogs
By Peter King
Deep Dive
What It All Means: NFC Draft Breakdowns
What It All Means: NFC Draft Breakdowns
The 2014 NFL draft went down in unpredictable fashion. Now it’s time to look at what each team’s haul means going forward
By Andy Benoit
Weekend Notes
The Strength of Birds
The Strength of Birds
The Cardinals shook up their strength and conditioning staff in the offseason, bringing in a mad scientist and an Olympic gold medalist hurdler to recondition the team. Plus, Johnny Manziel, San Francisco suspension chatter and more
By Greg A. Bedard
Business of Football
Salary Cap … Explained!
Salary Cap … Explained!
We’ll hear plenty about contract restructuring and extensions this offseason. But in their haste to get under the salary cap, teams will set themselves up for future failure. Here’s our guide to understanding the NFL’s most confusing topic
By Andrew Brandt
Inner Game
Week 16 Decisive Moments
Week 16 Decisive Moments
Breaking down tape to analyze and explain the most critical plays of the week, which feature three quarterbacks—Cam Newton, Carson Palmer, Tony Romo—displaying poise under pressure
By Greg A. Bedard
Monday Morning Quarterback
Happy Holidays
Happy Holidays
Christmas isn’t for two days, but Sunday saw three major gifts given across the league—a likely division title and thrilling comeback for Carolina, a record for Peyton Manning and a landmark win for Bruce Arians and the Cardinals
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Praising Arizona
Praising Arizona
The Cardinals haven't finished above .500 since 2009. That streak will end this season, and even if they don't make the playoffs, Bruce Arians and company are making their case as being the best-coached team in football. Here's why
By Andy Benoit
The MMQB’s Greatest Hits
Game 150: A Week in the Life of an Officiating Crew
Game 150: A Week in the Life of an Officiating Crew
The MMQB went behind the scenes with NFL referee Gene Steratore and his crew for an unprecedented look at the pressures and responsibilities of the third team on the field on NFL Sundays: the seven men in stripes who enforce the rules. In Part I, we meet—and agonize with—the boss
By Peter King