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Championship Fallout: On Deflation and Blame

A look at what is known about the NFL’s probe into the potential use of deflated footballs in the Patriots-Colts game. Plus readers weigh in on the Packers-Seahawks game, including who is most to blame for Green Bay’s late collapse

Better Than Dallas

The Cowboys are off to a great start, but they're not as deep as the Packers, who have reeled off four straight wins by dominating in different ways. Plus, a smart look at something the Jets are actually doing right and more film-study notes

Ted Talks

The reclusive Ted Thompson opens up about his 10-year tenure as Green Bay's general manager, pulling back the curtain on why he drafted Aaron Rodgers, how he signed Julius Peppers and what he first saw in a Falcons third-string QB named Favre

Fantasy Check: August 14

Who’ll step up in Cleveland for Josh Gordon, looking beyond Cordarrelle Patterson in Minnesota and the most undervalued top RB

Packers Report: Spiced Up With Peppers

Green Bay added an unusual free-agent splurge, signing Julius Peppers to shore up a defense that was among the worst at stopping the run in 2013. But is the 34-year-old defensive end the answer?

The Sweetness is Souring

The NFL still has star running backs, but how the position is being staffed and compensated is rapidly shifting underfoot. Forget finding the next Walter Payton or chasing Eric Dickerson's rushing record of 2,105 yards. Are we in danger of losing the 1,500-yard season?

Payback Isn’t Enough

Snubbed on draft night in 2013, Eddie Lacy returned to Radio City Music Hall in 2014 as an NFL star. But while the bruising back has developed professionally, he's still chasing personal fulfillment

Frozen In Time

Photographer Simon Bruty braved the conditions at Lambeau for 49ers-Packers to capture another postseason classic on the frozen tundra

It’s Good to be a . . . Panther?

Headed for a critical game with the Niners, Carolina is in playoff position for the first time in years, and for veteran wideout Steve Smith the feeling can’t be better

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