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Training Camp 2014
Ravens Report: Looking Beyond Ray Rice
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
By Greg A. Bedard
Business of Football
The Tale of Two QB Contract Negotiations
The Tale of Two QB Contract Negotiations
After spending the offseason angling for a big-money contract extension, Colin Kaepernick got his deal. Is ex-teammate Alex Smith next? Some unique challenges stand in the way
By Andrew Brandt
Open Field
From Griz to Big Biz
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
By Robert Klemko
Weekend Notes
Baltimore Bounce-Back?
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
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
There’s Life in Sun Life
There’s Some 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
By Greg A. Bedard
The Season
Mark Your Calendars; Week 17 Storylines
Mark Your Calendars; Week 17 Storylines
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By Peter King
Deep Dive
Sunday Slate: Analyzing Week 15 Matchups
Analyzing Week 15
How will the Patriots offense adjust without Rob Gronkowski? The answer will be revealed in an AFC East clash with the Dolphins, highlighting a weekend that includes Packers-Cowboys, Jets-Panthers, Ravens-Lions and more
By Andy Benoit
Deep Dive
A Football Feast
A Football Feast
Thanksgiving offers NFL fans the opportunity to sit on the couch and not move for 12 hours, with Packers-Lions, Raiders-Cowboys and Steelers-Ravens all on the docket. Who has the edge in each matchup? Here's a complete breakdown
By Andy Benoit
Business of Football
The Bears’ Big Decision
The Bears’ Big Decision
Jay Cutler’s contract is set to expire at the end of the 2013 season. Will the Chicago Bears bring back the franchise quarterback or let him loose in free agency? The answer is somewhere in the middle
By Andrew Brandt
Open Field
Quietly Making Noise
Quietly Making Noise
Josh McCown was out of the NFL and coaching high school football in North Carolina a year ago. Now he's gone from Jay Cutler’s backup to the man keeping the Bears in the playoff picture—and at 34 his career might finally take off
By Robert Klemko