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A Father’s Life Lessons
A Father’s Life Lessons
We asked a dozen men in the NFL—players, coaches and executives—to share the best thing they’ve learned from their dad or an influential father figure. Here’s the wisdom that’s been passed on by mail carriers, businessmen, high school coaches, Hall of Famers, construction workers, educators and military veterans
By Robert Klemko
Deep Dive
What It All Means: AFC Draft Breakdowns
What It All Means: AFC Draft Breakdowns
The 2014 NFL draft went down in unpredictable fashion. Now it’s time to look at what each team’s haul means going forward
By Andy Benoit
On Further Review
The Draft’s Catch-22
Tuesday Mailbag
The Browns landed Manziel with the 22nd pick, but had to beat out three teams vying for the spot. Should the Vikings have pushed harder to move up for Johnny Football instead of angling to get Teddy Bridgewater ten picks later?
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
The 2014 NFL Draft: Sealed With a Kiss
Sealed With a Kiss
From Johnny Manziel's long wait on Thursday to Michael Sam's dramatic moment on Saturday, this year's NFL draft will go down in history. Plus, an NFC GM continues his trade prowess and a Ram infiltrates the Falcons' draft room
By Peter King
Open Field
Same Ol’ Browns? Not This Time Around
Same Ol’ Browns? Not This Time Around
The news of Josh Gordon's reported failed drug test—and potential year-long suspension—might have been a buzzkill, but the Browns still are headed in the right direction. Plus, draft thoughts on the other 31 teams in the league
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
Manziel Mania, Now Headed to Cleveland
Manziel Mania, Now Headed to Cleveland
It was a wild ride on Thursday night at Radio City, but to the thrill of practically everyone, Johnny Manziel is a Brown—and neither he nor the beleaguered franchise can wait for the Johnny Football era to begin. Plus, more takes from the first round
By Jenny Vrentas
10 Things I Think I Think
I Think … It’s Draft Day!
I Think … It’s Draft Day!
Expecting to see a trade in the top five? Don't hold your breath. The 2014 NFL draft kicks off today—praise be to Goodell—and while Houston wants nothing more than to move out of the top spot, the Texans likely will stay put and take . . .
By Peter King
Open Field
The MMQB Mock Draft: Who Teams Should Select
The MMQB Mock Draft: Who Teams Should Select
Forget about trying to predict what teams are going to do Thursday night. It's an impossible task. Instead, let's focus on which players make the most sense for each first-round team—even though it won't come close to unfolding this way
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
The MMQB Mock Draft: Who Teams Will Select
The MMQB Mock Draft: Who Teams Will Select
More than in years past, the teams in the 2014 NFL Draft have done a good job of hiding their intentions. Here's our fearless leader's attempt to solve the jigsaw puzzle, complete with a handful of trades and a relative surprise choice at No. 1
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
It’s Draft Week … Finally
It's Draft Week ... Finally
The uncertainty of the 2014 draft is only rivaled in magnitude by the walkup, which mercilessly comes to an end in three days. Whose name will Roger Goodell call first at Radio City? It's the Texans' secret, and they're not telling
By Peter King