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Jim Brown’s Legacy

Tim Layden and Peter King discuss Layden’s longform piece on Brown’s place in NFL history and his significance to today’s game

Why Jim Brown Matters

To his football heirs—from Barry Sanders to Adrian Peterson—he’s the one player by which their own greatness is measured. To those who played with and against the Cleveland Browns legend, his prowess, intensity and intellect remain awe-inspiring. Fifty years after walking away from the game at his peak, he still towers over the NFL. Yes, he was just that good

Ride Him, Cowboys

DeMarco Murray has had an historic start to the 2014 season, with five straight 100-yard games. Despite the success, the Cowboys plan to dial back the running back's usage to keep him healthy and fresh for the end of the year ... and beyond

It’s Not Easy, But It Is Noble

Adrian Peterson’s quest for 2,500 yards is running up against the cold reality of NFL defenses primed to stop him. But there’s a beauty in his pursuit of runners who came before him, and in his evoking the lost glory of the ground game

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