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The Blitz Is Back! (Maybe)

Some NFL trends—more passing, more shotgun, and a blurring line between 3-4 and 4-3 defenses—become ensconced in the game. Others fade away, like the Wildcat or the read-option. Here are five emerging trends to watch coming out of the 2015 season

The Wisdom of Forrest Gregg

We caught up with the Hall of Famer at his Colorado Springs home and reminisced about his playing days in Green Bay and Dallas, his coaching tenure in Cincy and how he survived both the Ice Bowl and Freezer Bowl

‘Game Over. Nope.’

Hail Mary heaves, coins that don't flip and a play Bruce Arians had been saving for two years: Everything from the Cardinals-Packers playoff game for the ages. Plus a look at the wins by Carolina, New England and Denver, title game previews and more

Divisional Playoff Preview

Which teams have the edge in the NFL’s most competitive weekend of football? Breaking down offensive and defensive matchups in Chiefs-Patriots, Packers-Cardinals, Steelers-Broncos and Seahawks-Panthers

We’re in for a Wild Weekend

All eight teams playing on Wild-Card weekend are able to make a legitimate claim to being Super Bowl contenders, but four of them are going home. Breaking down the matchups that will decide each game

Vikings Quest: Win on Sunday and Shake Up the NFC North

Minnesota hasn’t won the division title nor has it beaten the Packers in Green Bay since 2009. But that can all change in prime time ... plus, Madonna’s influence on the NFL, two unexpected stats and 10 things to watch this weekend

In Green Bay, Order Is Restored

On Sunday, head coach Mike McCarthy called plays for the first time this season. With a heavier reliance on the run game, a knack for ‘building offense,’ and keeping Aaron Rodgers in structure, the Packers looked a lot like the Super Bowl contender they were expected to be

Three Generations of Quarterbacks, Three Generations of Fans

Kevin Miller weathered the rain with his father and son at Lambeau Field for Brett Favre’s homecoming night, when the Miller men stood in awe as each saw his favorite quarterback—Starr, Favre, Rodgers—take the field. Plus, your responses to our Steelers fan’s Super Bowl XL column

An Ode to Hasselbeck

On Sunday, 40-year-old Matt Hasselbeck will go under center one more time in place of an injured Andrew Luck. Our columnist—who also happened to have been Hasselbeck’s first agent—looks back on the quarterback’s unlikely journey from draft-day nobody to franchise QB to elder statesman, and explains why ‘there is no better guy in the NFL’

Andy Benoit’s Midseason All-Pro Team

He didn’t consult stats or advanced metrics. The MMQB’s film-study guru simply relied on his own eyes and expertise to compile this list—and he’s ready for your challenge flags

Lights Out Football

In their never-ending quest to find a winning edge, NFL teams are turning their players on to the most accessible and natural performance-enhancer: a good night’s sleep

Unbeaten and Undressed

The Broncos remain perfect after exposing Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Here’s how Denver held Green Bay to just 77 passing yards. Plus more from Week 8, including Drew Brees’ incredible day, the possible return of Steve Smith Sr. and big injuries on a brutal Sunday

The Packers Have Problems

After relying on sandlot plays during their 6-0 start, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay offense were exposed in Denver. The Pack’s short-handed receiving corps isn’t getting open, but it’s a problem that can be fixed