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Weekend Notes
Baltimore’s Big Problem
Baltimore’s Big Problem
For years, the Ravens were one of the NFL’s cleanest teams off the field. But a recent run of arrests has forced the organization to cut contributing players and alter future plans. Plus thoughts on rule changes, signings and more
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
How To Win Free Agency: Don’t Play
How To Win Free Agency: Don’t Play
Think spending big will lead to winning big? Ask the 2011 Eagles—or any number of teams that dished out major dollars in recent years—how that worked out. And a look at one franchise that might have figured out how to make free agency work: Don't participate, and watch the draft picks roll in
By Peter King
Business of Football
An Explosive Start to the NFL’s New Season
An Explosive Start to the NFL’s New Season
Recapping the signings, trades and retirements that sent shockwaves through the league at the onset of free agency
By Andrew Brandt
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – AFC North Offseason
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – AFC North Offseason
Andy previews the offseason for AFC North teams. Plus, conversations with Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and The MMQB's Robert Klemko
By Andy Benoit
Andy & Other Andy
Projecting the NFL Draft: AFC North
Draft Projections: AFC North
Throughout draft season, our NFL film-study maven Andy Benoit and college football know-it-all Andy Staples will break down the needs of all 32 teams and suggest which prospects would be the best fit. This week, we focus on a division in which three of the four quarterbacks are being scrutinzed about their long-term viability. (Rest easy, Flacco)
By Benoit & Staples
Monday Morning Quarterback
Replaying a Classic
Replaying A Classic
A heartbreaking reversal of fortune ends the Cowboys’ dream season, Peyton goes out with a whimper (for the last time?), and the Patriots borrow a trick from Nick Saban to win a wild one. (Seattle? They just keep beating people up.) Plus, the coaching carousel and everything else from a dizzying NFL weekend
By Peter King
Game Plan
Carolina vs. Goliath
Carolina vs. Goliath
The divisional round has not been kind to No. 1 seeds of late. Can the Panthers pull off the impossible and defeat the defending champion Seahawks in Seattle? Plus, a pair of players in the spotlight and 10 things to watch for this weekend
By Peter King
Business of Football
The Mueller Report: No Smoking Gun, No Satisfying Resolution
The Mueller Report: No Smoking Gun, No Satisfying Resolution
The NFL’s internal investigation into its handling of the Ray Rice situation is a mild rebuke that the league hopes will allow it to move on. But fundamental questions—including how the NFL could have so mismanaged the case in the first place—remain up in the air
By Andrew Brandt
Deep Dive
Breaking Down the NFL’s Elite Eight
Breaking Down the Elite Eight
An in-depth look at both sides of the ball for this weekend's four divisional-round playoff games
By Andy Benoit
Deep Dive
Game-Planning the Patriots: An Insider’s View
Game-Planning the Patriots: An Insider’s View
Not many teams have been able to bottle up Tom Brady and company, but the Jets have had more success than most. Gang Green defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman offers some tactics for slowing, if not stopping, the Pats
By Jenny Vrentas