Brett favre

On Further Review
‘You’ve Got to Take One’
‘You’ve Got to Take One’
That's the advice of Mike Holmgren—Super Bowl-winning coach and a former team architect—to the QB-needy teams considering drafting a passer in May. Will the Texans, Jags, Browns, Bucs and Vikings listen? Plus, reader mail
By Peter King
Film Room
The Bortles Conundrum
The Bortles Conundrum
With the right coaching, Blake Bortles is a year away from being the best quarterback in the 2014 NFL draft. And that’s the problem. Which team will take the chance? Here’s an in-depth look at Central Florida’s fabulous and flawed QB
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
Business of Football
Of Fires And Hires, Part 1
Of Fires And Hires, Part 1
In the past two offseasons, 15 head coaches—and most of their assistants—have been canned. The proliferation of separation hasn't made the process less painful, as self worth often is questioned and families are left in limbo
By Andrew Brandt
Open Field
For Love of the Game
For Love of the Game
Brett Favre has never been one to ride off into the sunset, but the gunslinger still found his happily-ever-after coaching high school football in Mississippi. After calling the plays in last Friday’s Class 6A title game, there was only one logical (and all too familiar) question to ask: Will he be back next season?
By Jenny Vrentas
Business of Football
Revealing The Fiction of Self-Sacrifice in Sports
Revealing The Fiction of Self-Sacrifice in Sports
Superstars often are lauded by fans when they give 'hometown discounts' during contract negotiations. But a closer look at the deals reveals the public perception doesn't always match the facts behind the numbers. Case in point: Tom Brady
By Andrew Brandt
Extra Point
Don’t Jump to Conclusions
Don’t Jump to Conclusions
The Patriots prevailed and Tom Brady won the statistical showdown, but don’t write off Denver—or Peyton Manning—based on a loss in very unusual circumstances
By Greg A. Bedard
Game Plan
Finally, Just Football for Super Mario
Finally, Just Football for Super Mario
There's been too much on Mario Williams' mind over the last few years, both on and off the field. Now experiencing harmony in life and with the Bills, he's able to focus on two things: playing angry and taking down the QB
By Peter King
On Further Review
Minnesota’s Man?
Minnesota’s Man?
Josh Freeman needed a place to rehab his reputation and re-prove his ability. The Vikings wanted to find a quarterback of the future. Is it a perfect match?
By Peter King
Unplugged
Aaron Rodgers, From the Heart
Aaron Rodgers, From the Heart
The Packers QB speaks his mind about Favre, Braun, Jennings, media saturation and the dream of disappearing
By Peter King