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Monday Morning Quarterback
Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Begins at No. 2
Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Starts at No. 2
With the draft three days away, the Titans still are willing to deal the second pick—Browns? Jets? Eagles?—but acquiring Philip Rivers from San Diego is growing less likely. Plus, why this draft is unpredictable, how it’ll look in Chicago and more
By Peter King
Countdown to Draft Day
T-Minus 7 Days: The Draft’s QBs, Now and Then
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
By Robert Klemko
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Tim Tebow Trial
The Tim Tebow Trial
The Eagles are giving a chance to the lightning-rod QB who hasn’t played a meaningful down since 2012. Here’s why it’s a smart move by Philly. Plus, two HOF GMs on Winston vs. Mariota, a new look at the Malcolm Butler Super Bowl play and more
By Peter King
Weekend Notes
What Did They Know? What Can They Learn?
What Did They Know? What Can They Learn?
Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction will absolutely not change the way teams assess players with off-the-field problems. But there is one lesson teams can take away. Plus, why the Vikings should move Adrian Peterson, why the Chargers should deal Philip Rivers and why concerns about Jameis Winston are very real
By Greg A. Bedard
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Polamalu Problem
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
By Peter King
Countdown to Draft Day
T-Minus 21 Days: The Art of Picking Late
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
By Robert Klemko
Roundtable
What’s Philip Rivers Doing in This Draft Discussion?
What’s Philip Rivers Doing in This Draft Discussion?
Could Ken Whisenhunt trade out of No. 2 and reunite with a QB he knows well? This and other intriguing questions as our panel drills deeper into the draft with a little more than three weeks to go
The MMQB Mailbag
The Best Guess Draft
The Best Guess Draft
Forget the mock. Four weeks before the NFL draft commences in Chicago, no one can predict anything with certainty. But here’s an—ahem—informed look at how the first 32 selections could go down, plus answers to your PAT questions
By Peter King
MMQB Extra
The Draft’s Top Three Are Shaping Up
The Draft’s Top Three Are Shaping Up
One month out, it’s becoming clearer what Tampa Bay, Tennessee and Jacksonville plan to do at 1, 2 and 3
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Extra Points: How the PAT Could Change by This Fall
Extra Points: How the PAT Could Change by This Fall
The 32 teams are near unanimous in believing the point after touchdown needs to change. Precisely how is another story. The details of a compromise that goes to vote in May. Plus why the Saints own the draft, and eight coaches on the spot
By Peter King