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See Ya in Santa Clara

The Ravens and Packers came close last season, blowing late leads in their respective playoff losses. Here's why they'll finish the job and meet in Super Bowl 50. Plus more playoff predictions, a solution for the NFL's discipline woes and notes on the biggest news from cutdown weekend

He’s No Regular Joe

His postseason record is the best among active QBs not named Tom Brady. He possesses top-of-the-line size, arm strength and accuracy, and he’s one of the most astute at picking apart defenses. When will people realize Joe Flacco is one of the NFL’s superstars?

Ranking NFL Quarterbacks

From Aaron and Andrew to Wilson and Winston, here's how the starting quarterbacks for all 32 teams stack up heading into summer training camp

No. 76: Connor Cook

As with Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota last year, QB-hungry NFL teams will keep a close eye on Michigan State’s pro-ready quarterback, the early front-runner to be the first QB taken in the 2016 draft

The Polamalu Problem

The Pro Football Hall of Fame does not have safety in numbers; only one has been elected in the past 26 years. Troy Polamalu’s retirement shines a glaring spotlight on the issue. Remembering the Steeler legend’s career (with help from a rival Raven), plus the impact of Sarah Thomas, the latest draft rumors and more

T-Minus 21 Days: The Art of Picking Late

No pick in the top 10? No problem. Roster architects from two of the NFL’s most consistently successful franchises—Pittsburgh general manager Kevin Colbert and Baltimore assistant GM Eric DeCosta—share insights into their draft-day strategies for picking late in Round 1

Ravens: January-Tough

From Flacco and Smith to Suggs and Harbaugh, the Ravens are once again proving they have the toughness it takes to make a playoff run

Wild-Card Twitter Mailbag

What to make of the Cowboys-Lions officiating? Are Harbaugh and Flacco now among the elite coach-QB combos? And will the Panthers keep it close on Sunday? That and more as Peter King answers your Twitter questions

The New Noll

Chuck Noll stayed 23 years in Pittsburgh. With 10 playoff wins in seven years and a patient boss, John Harbaugh could be on his way to a similar stature in Baltimore. The Ravens coach would consider it ‘the ultimate accomplishment’

Waging Four Battles and Relying on Joe Cool

The Ray Rice scandal rocked the NFL, but not the Ravens’ locker room. Once the domain of a spitfire linebacker named Ray Lewis, it’s now the province of a ho-hum quarterback who prefers talking over yelling. A look at how Joe Flacco has kept Baltimore on track—and how the team upgraded at running back

Ravens Report: Looking Beyond Ray Rice

Gary Kubiak has arrived to juice the offense and push the QB, and old-timer/newcomer Steve Smith looks great early. But Baltimore is aging—and won’t have its load-bearing back for the critical first two games

From Griz to Big Biz

How does a player from a small program like Montana catch the eye of NFL scouts? Draft prospect Jordan Tripp’s recipe included three defensive coordinators, a standout Senior Bowl and frequent trips to the local steakhouse

Baltimore Bounce-Back?

A disappointing, 8-8 defense of their Super Bowl title in the rearview, the Ravens entered the offseason on a mission: Improve the disastrous offense. A look at the progress, plus notes on Alex Mack, the 2015 QB draft class and more

There’s Life in Sun Life

Dennis Hickey, the Dolphins’ new GM, has the tools—and the cap room—to build a winner. Plus, how J.J. Watt plays into Houston’s Jadeveon Clowney decision

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