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Week 14 Twitter Mailbag

Are the Eagles headed for a quarterback controversy? What's wrong with the Saints? And what's the real reason Johnny Manziel wasn't the Browns' starter last week? That and more as Peter King answers your Twitter questions

Are Penalty Flags Ruining Football?

Are there really more penalty flags this year, and is it affecting the way the game is played? That, plus some theories behind the increase in injuries and Week 14 notes on a Packers unsung hero and J.J. Watt's MVP campaign

A Controversial Choice to Stay the Course

Brian Hoyer remains the Browns’ starting quarterback. Is Mike Pettine making the right decision? The film from last week’s game against the Bills says no

Why the Browns Should Start Johnny Manziel

Mike Pettine faces a difficult decision at quarterback for the final four games. But his choice will have impact beyond just the 2014 season, which is why Cleveland needs to sit Brian Hoyer and see exactly what it has in its lightning-rod rookie QB

Week 12 Twitter Mailbag

Does RG3 have a future in Washington (or anywhere else)? Is Tony Romo the NFL's MVP? And is Johnny Manziel still the future in Cleveland? That and more as Peter King answers your Twitter questions

What Is Hoyer Worth?

The “Wet Blanket of Reason” assesses one of his favorite quarterbacks and breaks down an X's and O's question with some help from former NFL QB Sage Rosenfels. Plus, five thoughts going into Week 12

‘This is Not a Fluke’

The Browns are 6-3 for the first time since being reborn in 1999. After Thursday night’s thrashing of the Bengals, it might be time to consider that Cleveland is for real. Plus, the Week 10 player in the spotlight and 10 things to watch for Sunday

Week 6 Twitter Mailbag

On the long-term futures of Brian Hoyer and Robert Griffin III, what’s ailing the Seahawks, DeMarco Murray’s workload in Dallas and more

Is This Real, Cleveland?

The Browns beat up the Steelers, and the best might still be to come for Mike Pettine's bunch. Plus, the story behind Aaron Rodgers' fake spike, DeMarco Murray as Emmitt Smith, J.J. Watt's MVP chances and the rest of Week 6

It's Now Sunny in New York, But It’s Always Tough in Philadelphia

Tom Coughlin’s offseason gamble paid off and the new-look Giants have hit their offensive stride. But the chemistry between Eli Manning and new coordinator Ben McAdoo will be tested in the unfriendly confines of Lincoln Financial Field

Should We Still Like Football?

Sunday’s games were a welcome respite for a league that experienced the ugliest week in its 95-year history. But could football push aside the feelings of those questioning their love of the sport? An exciting Week 2 did its best to try

Browns QB? Flip a Coin

Neither Brian Hoyer nor Johnny Manziel emerged as the clear-cut No. 1 quarterback after disappointing performances on Monday night. But does it really matter who coach Mike Pettine picks? The answer, plus more reader mail

Browns Preview: It All Rides on the Defense

With uncertainty at quarterback—hello, Johnny!—and next to nothing at wide receiver, Cleveland's 2014 hopes rest entirely on its defense. Can new coach Mike Pettine get his guys up to speed quickly?

The Redemption of Rivers

Left for dead, the career of Philip Rivers has new life, as the Chargers' quarterback is on pace for a career-best year. So what's changed? Plus, more of what I'll be watching in Week 5

Pass at Your Own Peril

Taking to the air has become the way of the NFL, but when do we reach the point where teams are passing too much, for the worse? We may already be there

Plenty in the Tank

The Browns may have traded their biggest star last week to position themselves for next year’s draft. But a thrilling road win put the focus back on the present, and the locker-room leaders say the mood is positive

Strange Days Are Ruling the Season’s Start

Not much has gone according to expectations so far in what’s proving to be an unpredictable 2013, plus my thoughts on Aldon Smith. By the way, I thought the Browns were tanking

Open Season on Linemen

The league is tweaking the rules to protect seemingly every position, except the big guys. It's time that changed. Plus, 11 more thoughts entering Week 3