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The Super Bowl Mailbag

The vibe in Phoenix is ominous, thanks to Deflategate and Patriots owner Bob Kraft challenging the NFL to prove his team did anything wrong. Plus readers' questions on Jonas Gray, the Browns' luck and moving the big game to Saturday

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

Keep Doing the Right Thing, Roger

Roger Goodell admitted making a mistake with Ray Rice’s mere two-game ban and readdressed the league’s policy on domestic violence. But that’s not the only part of the NFL commissioner’s kingdom that needs a course change

Browns Preview: It All Rides on the Defense

With uncertainty at quarterback—hello, Johnny!—and next to nothing at wide receiver, Cleveland's 2014 hopes rest entirely on its defense. Can new coach Mike Pettine get his guys up to speed quickly?

'He Did What?!' True Tales from the NFL Dead Month

Angry wives throwing clothes in the driveway. Clandestine boating accidents in Mexico. Vengeful voiding in dorm closets. It's all on the table during the last bit of down time for free and rich football players before the season's grind begins

Back to Bourbon: NOLA Deserves Super Bowl LII

Sorry, Minnesota and Indiana, you'll have to wait your turn. New Orleans, celebrating its 300th birthday in 2018, is the right choice to host the 52nd Big Game. Here's why it should get the nod, plus your mailbag questions

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

Josh Gordon Has Arrived

After an aborted college career, the wayward wideout’s hopes for the NFL came down to one summer workout for scouts on a lonely field in Houston. Two years later he’s emerging as the most electrifying talent this side of Megatron

My Pro Bowl Picks

New format, same old emphasis on popularity over merit. But I'm here to correct that. Who deserves to go to Hawaii? Here's who made it in on my ballot

What Can This Brown Do? A Lot

Cleveland may turn to its fourth different starting quarterback of 2013 this weekend, but no matter to Josh Gordon: the rapidly ascending and record-setting receiver has shown an ability to put up yards and create big plays no matter who's throwing him the ball

The Breakout Brown

Josh Gordon discusses what it's like to make NFL history despite an unsettled quarterback situation, and his unusual route to the league

Let's Not Make a Deal

The NFL has cornered the market on excitement and intrigue. So why is the trade deadline always so boring and anticlimactic? A few factors are at play in why the deadline is usually a dud

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