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No. 64: Junior Seau

This summer, the legendary linebacker will be posthumously inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Ex-teammate Rodney Harrison helps explain why Seau’s life, and his death, contain lessons that every professional athlete, across sports, must understand

Offseason Power Rankings

No better time than the first day of June to unleash a list of how the NFL teams stack up, 1 to 32, heading into the summer. Why I like the Chiefs and Vikings more than most, plus notes on a happy family weekend in Northern California

T-Minus 7 Days: The Draft’s QBs, Now and Then

We’ve spent months comparing Winston and Mariota to each other. But how do they compare to other recent first-round quarterbacks? An NFL team shares five years of its pre-draft quarterback grades. Plus, notes on Landon Collins, Marcus Peters and the race to be the fourth receiver taken

T-Minus 14 Days: Why Team Visits Don’t Matter

Pre-draft visits by prospects get a lot of media attention, but many are calculated ruses by teams looking to gain an advantage. Remember Blake Bortles? Plus, the draft’s best corner (in his own mind) and the first running back off the board

The Lure of Peterson

With Adrian Peterson nearing a return to the NFL, the next question is: Where will he play? The Cowboys and Cardinals are possibilities, but don’t expect either to act desperately. Plus, answering email on Nate Boyer, PATs and Johnny Manziel

Jameis Winston Is Ready for His Combine Closeup

The Florida State star has spent time in San Diego with quarterback guru George Whitfield to prepare for this week. From off-field issues to on-field interceptions, the questions NFL teams have about Winston will begin getting answered in Indy

Now That the Games are Done…

With deflating answers on the Wells investigation, media availability and the realities of concussion frequency, Roger Goodell’s state of the league address rekindled scrutiny that will only grow with no more games to distract. Plus, thoughts on Brady and Revis contracts, Johnny Manziel and the Seahawks receivers

Are the Broncos Now a Power-Running Team?

Are Peyton Manning's Broncos now a ground-and-pound offense? And who is the Patriots' 2014 MVP: Gronkowski or Revis? (But not Brady?) Plus, five things to watch in Week 16

Why the AFC North is Football’s Crown Jewel

A year ago, the NFC West was put on a pedestal as the NFL’s best division. But the aggressive, intelligent and opportunistic teams in the AFC North are changing the discussion. (You just have to ignore Manziel’s performance last Sunday)

Week 15 Twitter Mailbag

Which 49ers stars could follow Jim Harbaugh out the door? Will there be a new coach and GM in Atlanta? And how long will the Browns stick with Johnny Manziel? That and more as Peter King answers your Twitter questions

Only in the NFL!

More twists and turns in the story of the 2014 NFL season. Start in the NFC, where Green Bay’s surprise loss to Buffalo opened the door for Seattle in the home-field race. Plus, the Cowboys deliver a big December win, Johnny Manziel’s disastrous debut, updated MVP Watch, weekly awards and much more

Week 14 Twitter Mailbag

Are the Eagles headed for a quarterback controversy? What's wrong with the Saints? And what's the real reason Johnny Manziel wasn't the Browns' starter last week? That and more as Peter King answers your Twitter questions

‘You Have to Recognize the Problem’

Fran Tarkenton pulls no punches on today’s NFL. The Hall of Fame quarterback says Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice should never play again. He rails against the culture of painkillers and performance-enhancers. And he says RG3 is on his way to the same graveyard as JaMarcus Russell and Vince Young

Are Penalty Flags Ruining Football?

Are there really more penalty flags this year, and is it affecting the way the game is played? That, plus some theories behind the increase in injuries and Week 14 notes on a Packers unsung hero and J.J. Watt's MVP campaign

A Controversial Choice to Stay the Course

Brian Hoyer remains the Browns’ starting quarterback. Is Mike Pettine making the right decision? The film from last week’s game against the Bills says no

Why the Browns Should Start Johnny Manziel

Mike Pettine faces a difficult decision at quarterback for the final four games. But his choice will have impact beyond just the 2014 season, which is why Cleveland needs to sit Brian Hoyer and see exactly what it has in its lightning-rod rookie QB

Week 12 Twitter Mailbag

Does RG3 have a future in Washington (or anywhere else)? Is Tony Romo the NFL's MVP? And is Johnny Manziel still the future in Cleveland? That and more as Peter King answers your Twitter questions

What Is Hoyer Worth?

The “Wet Blanket of Reason” assesses one of his favorite quarterbacks and breaks down an X's and O's question with some help from former NFL QB Sage Rosenfels. Plus, five thoughts going into Week 12

‘It’s a Job—a Hard Job’

He’s been a starter from Day One, but Browns rookie guard Joel Bitonio’s learning curve has still been steep, the lessons ranging from how to handle a veteran’s injury to how to answer questions about Johnny Football