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The MMQB Mailbag
Don’t Grow Attached to the NFL’s New PAT Rule
Don’t Grow Attached to the NFL’s New PAT Rule
Pushing back the extra point 13 yards is a huge step for the league, but the tinkering might not have ended when the owners passed the new rule. Plus, news on future Super Bowls, Robert Kraft’s decision to stand down and mail
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Robert Kraft is Talking, and He’s Pretty Peeved
Robert Kraft is Talking, and He’s Pretty Peeved
The Patriots owner is ‘really worked up’ at the unprecedented penalty the NFL levied on his team based on what he tells The MMQB is ‘ambiguous evidence.’ Plus more on PAT proposals, the La’el Collins saga and a new NFL drug protocol
By Peter King
The MMQB Mailbag
Deflategate, Digested
Deflategate, Digested
The Wells report has been out a week, and the NFL’s punishment is two days old. Time to gather the thoughts of everyone from veteran NFL writers to fans and answer the question: Did the league come down too hard on New England?
By Peter King
Open Field
Did Brady Cheat? The NFL Has a Big Decision to Make
Did Brady Cheat? The NFL Has a Big Decision to Make
The long-awaited Ted Wells report is heavy on circumstantial evidence that Patriots employees, at the behest of Tom Brady, purposefully deflated footballs before the AFC title game. But with no smoking gun, Roger Goodell has to rule on an all-time great whose legacy is on the line
By Peter King
Weekend Notes
What Did They Know? What Can They Learn?
What Did They Know? What Can They Learn?
Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction will absolutely not change the way teams assess players with off-the-field problems. But there is one lesson teams can take away. Plus, why the Vikings should move Adrian Peterson, why the Chargers should deal Philip Rivers and why concerns about Jameis Winston are very real
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
What Will the Falcons Be?
What Will the Falcons Be?
New Atlanta coach Dan Quinn has roots all over the football landscape, so identifying what kind of team to expect is not as simple as saying the Falcons will be Seahawks South. Plus thoughts on the draft, including one QB to watch
By Greg A. Bedard
NFL Draft
Scenes From a Pro Day
Scenes From a Pro Day
The Pro Day has become a staple of the NFL's draft season. But what exactly goes on at one? Lots of prying (before, during and after) and lots of stopwatches. And, in the case of the University of Maryland, an unusual visit from Bill Belichick
By Robert Klemko
Weekend Notes
The Patriots Have a Plan
The Patriots Have a Plan
Breaking the bank for players—especially non-QBs over 30—has never been New England's style. So, sure, Darrelle Revis will be missed, but expect Bill Belichick and company to adjust and move forward like they always do
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
Learning the Belichick Way
Learning the Belichick Way
Asked to replace a legend and blindsided by the preseason trade of his best player, Patriots offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo oversaw a unit that jelled just in time for a Super Bowl run. One thing he learned in his first season working for Bill Belichick: Everything happens for a reason
By Greg A. Bedard
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Super Bowl Story, According to Tom Brady
The Super Bowl Story, According to Tom Brady
Seattle’s infamous interception overshadowed a career-defining game by the Patriots quarterback, who explains from his perspective what went down in the final quarter. Plus NFL cheating talk, a Hall of Fame discussion and much more
By Peter King