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He Is Not a Robot
He Is Not a Robot
As the Lions fell to the Ravens Monday night, putting their January fates in serious doubt, we were reminded of a simple fact: The man we call Megatron is just that—a man, not a mythical figure
By Robert Klemko
Deep Dive
Sunday Slate: Analyzing Week 15 Matchups
Analyzing Week 15
How will the Patriots offense adjust without Rob Gronkowski? The answer will be revealed in an AFC East clash with the Dolphins, highlighting a weekend that includes Packers-Cowboys, Jets-Panthers, Ravens-Lions and more
By Andy Benoit
Deep Dive
My Pro Bowl Picks
My Pro Bowl Picks
New format, same old emphasis on popularity over merit. But I'm here to correct that. Who deserves to go to Hawaii? Here's who made it in on my ballot
By Andy Benoit
Deep Dive
A Football Feast
A Football Feast
Thanksgiving offers NFL fans the opportunity to sit on the couch and not move for 12 hours, with Packers-Lions, Raiders-Cowboys and Steelers-Ravens all on the docket. Who has the edge in each matchup? Here's a complete breakdown
By Andy Benoit
Weekend Notes
Beyond Tom Brady and Peyton Manning
Beyond Brady and Manning
The future Hall of Famers will duel for the 14th time on Sunday. But the winner won’t prove himself the best quarterback—he’ll just have the better supporting cast ... plus, the matchup to watch and five bold predictions for Week 12
By Greg A. Bedard
Monday Morning Quarterback
NFC Is About to Get Real
NFC Is About to Get Real
The Lions and Panthers are making strong pushes for the playoffs, just as we all predicted in August. (Right?) But first things first: All of the NFC’s top teams are on the brink of what should be a wild final seven weeks
By Peter King
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The MMQB Midseason All-Pros, Awards Winners
The MMQB Midseason All-Pros, Awards Winners
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
A Blown Opportunity
A Blown Opportunity
Unable to get a game-clinching first down late in the fourth quarter, the Cowboys opened the door for Matthew Stafford to drive the Lions 80 yards in 50 seconds for the winning TD. That's of little consolation to Jakar Hamilton, the practice squad safety who got burnt twice in the final minute
By Robert Klemko
Monday Morning Quarterback
Matthew Stafford Comes of Age
Matthew Stafford Comes of Age
Sometimes you just feel it. And on Sunday, staring a loss in the face, the QB felt it, leading the Lions to an inexplicable victory and growing up a lot in the process. Plus, more of my thoughts from an offense-heavy Week 8
By Peter King
Deep Dive
That New Motown Sound
That New Motown Sound
I called for a more diverse Lions offense, and with Reggie Bush in the fold, that's exactly what we're getting. The result? A potent attack that makes Detroit one of the league's most intriguing attacks
By Andy Benoit