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Andy Benoit’s Midseason All-Pro Team

He didn’t consult stats or advanced metrics. The MMQB’s film-study guru simply relied on his own eyes and expertise to compile this list—and he’s ready for your challenge flags

Lights Out Football

In their never-ending quest to find a winning edge, NFL teams are turning their players on to the most accessible and natural performance-enhancer: a good night’s sleep

Window Into the Weekend: Week 1

Peter King's previews three things to watch out for in this weekend's games: Who will lead Atlanta's pass rush? Can Derek Carr and the Raiders upset the Bengals? And who will emerge as Joe Flacco's deep threat answer? 

See Ya in Santa Clara

The Ravens and Packers came close last season, blowing late leads in their respective playoff losses. Here's why they'll finish the job and meet in Super Bowl 50. Plus more playoff predictions, a solution for the NFL's discipline woes and notes on the biggest news from cutdown weekend

He’s No Regular Joe

His postseason record is the best among active QBs not named Tom Brady. He possesses top-of-the-line size, arm strength and accuracy, and he’s one of the most astute at picking apart defenses. When will people realize Joe Flacco is one of the NFL’s superstars?

Steve Smith Sr.’s Last Lecture

He’ll retire from the NFL after this, his 15th season. The star receiver looks back on lessons learned, the legacy he’ll leave behind, and why he doesn’t fear what’s next

Baltimore and the Four Pillars of Football Success

How does a team remain good for the long term? The Ravens have undergone a massive makeover since their Super Bowl win in February 2013 but have stayed solid where it matters most—with an owner, GM, coach and QB all committed to the same goal and on the same page

Best of the North

King and Klemko on transition in Baltimore, the ageless Steve Smith and why the Ravens rule a tough division

Believe in Baltimore

So what if Joe Flacco gets yet another offensive coordinator? The quarterback is cool as ever, the Ravens may have a perfect Haloti Ngata replacement and Steve Smith is ... Steve Smith. Checking in from training camp in Owings Mills.

Starting Over? Ngata Prob

Haloti Ngata became an NFL star and Super Bowl champion during his nine years with the Ravens. Now the 31-year-old defensive tackle is in Detroit, where he’s adapting to new teammates, a new defense and new techniques

Offseason Power Rankings

No better time than the first day of June to unleash a list of how the NFL teams stack up, 1 to 32, heading into the summer. Why I like the Chiefs and Vikings more than most, plus notes on a happy family weekend in Northern California

Don’t Cry for Jacksonville

The Jaguars are sick about the season-ending injury to rookie Dante Fowler Jr., but coach Gus Bradley and company won’t let it dampen their enthusiasm. Plus, weighing appropriate punishment for Tom Brady, a retired Ed Reed note, more

The Polamalu Problem

The Pro Football Hall of Fame does not have safety in numbers; only one has been elected in the past 26 years. Troy Polamalu’s retirement shines a glaring spotlight on the issue. Remembering the Steeler legend’s career (with help from a rival Raven), plus the impact of Sarah Thomas, the latest draft rumors and more

T-Minus 21 Days: The Art of Picking Late

No pick in the top 10? No problem. Roster architects from two of the NFL’s most consistently successful franchises—Pittsburgh general manager Kevin Colbert and Baltimore assistant GM Eric DeCosta—share insights into their draft-day strategies for picking late in Round 1