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The Bengals Are Crazy for Thinking Andy Dalton Is Their QB of the Future
The Bengals Are Crazy for Thinking Andy Dalton Is Their QB of the Future
Coach Marvin Lewis wants to lock him down with a new contract. But Cincinnati would be wise to wait and see
By Greg A. Bedard
On Further Review
The Man With A Plan In San Fran
The Man With A Plan In San Fran
No, not Jim Harbaugh. As the announcement of 2014 compensatory draft picks shows, 49ers GM Trent Baalke is building a lasting winner in Northern California. Plus, more news and rumors from the NFL annual meeting and reader email
By Peter King
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Week in Review: Peter King’s Twitter Mailbag
Week in Review: Peter King’s Twitter Mailbag
Addressing the hottest NFL topics: How the league will handle Richie Incognito, responding to Jim Irsay criticism, what the Texans should do with the first overall pick, and why Marvin Lewis is still the Bengals’ coach
By Peter King
Draft Board
Just Like Geno
Just Like Geno
Pittsburgh’s Aaron Donald is similar in size and technique to NFL star Geno Atkins. But are the comparisons legit? The Bengals defensive tackle himself says they ‘definitely’ are, so expect Donald to benefit from the path Atkins blazed
By Greg A. Bedard
Deep Dive
Why Your Playoff Team Didn’t Reach XLVIII: AFC
Why Your Playoff Team Didn’t Reach XLVIII: AFC
Sagging run defense. Woeful QB protection. Unexpected injuries. For the Colts, Chiefs, Bengals, Chargers and Patriots, the reasons they didn't survive and advance ran the gamut and gave them plenty to think about in the offseason
By Andy Benoit
On Further Review
Mr. Smith Goes To Tampa
The Tuesday Mailbag
The NFL season is almost over, but it isn't slowing down. Before taking a spin through the coaching carousel, the playoffs and reader emails, we begin with what new Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith will do with his $16 million man
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Weekend Slate: Analyzing Wild-Card Matchups
Weekend Slate: Analyzing Wild-Card Matchups
Breaking down play-calling tendencies, key matchups and vital schemes for the Chiefs-Colts, Saints-Eagles, Chargers-Bengals and 49ers-Packers
By Andy Benoit
Game Plan
Wild-Card Winners
Wild-Card Winners
Picking the four teams that will prevail on this first weekend of playoff football, and how they will get it done. Plus 10 more things to watch, including the Chris Kluwe fallout and how the coaching carousel and draft are shaping up
By Peter King
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Cincy’s Secret Weapon
Cincy’s Secret Weapon
Giovani Bernard can do it all: carry, catch and, most critically, pass-block. But for the Bengals to advance in the playoffs for the first time since before he was born, he’ll have to power through the rookie wall
By Robert Klemko
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‘They Can’t Stop You’
‘They Can’t Stop You’
Daniel Adongo wasn't supposed to see the field until 2014, but the former rugby star had other plans. Four months after he learned how to strap on the pads, the Kenyan made his Colts debut thanks to a tireless work ethic and the suppression of old instincts. He left the gridiron with one big epiphany
By Robert Klemko