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10 Things I Think I Think
10 Things I Think I Think: The Preseason
10 Things I Think I Think: The Preseason
Why the three first-round rookie quarterbacks should sit, and why a QB drafted much later might be the best of the rookie bunch. Plus, the tales of three rising defenders: a star in Tennessee that is worth every penny of his new contract, a physical freak emerging as a force in Cincinnati, and a misfit in Philly who needs be rescued from the wrong scheme
By Greg A. Bedard
On Further Review
Sam the Ram? Roster Spot Not Yet Locked Up
Sam the Ram? Roster Spot Not Yet Locked Up
Michael Sam has outperformed expectations for St. Louis at camp. But the NFL's first openly gay player might be headed to the practice squad instead of the 53-man roster due to the equally impressive play of another long-shot prospect
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Johnny Preseason
Johnny Preseason
The Manziel circus is in full swing in Cleveland, and the ringleader job might be his to lose. Plus, Michael Sam is not an alien, why the color of Week 1 was yellow and more observations with the first set of preseason games in the books
By Peter King
Training Camp 2014
Rams Report: Tough slate will mask improvement
Rams Report: Tough slate will mask improvement
The defensive front is the NFL's best and Sam Bradford's confidence is rising as the talent around him continues to grow. But surviving in division with Seahawks and 49ers might be too much to ask for Jeff Fisher and company
By Peter King
Business of Football
In the Clear… For Now
In the Clear… For Now
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam will escape punishment for his company's misdeeds, but the government and the NFL are watching. Plus, Brandt's Rants on the Michael Sam "distraction" and the Jamaal Charles extension
By Andrew Brandt
Going Long
So This is the NFL, Part II
So This is the NFL, Part II
Every summer, the NFL's first-year players travel to a hotel in Northeast Ohio for a crash course on what life is really like in pro football. This year, we were there too. The rookies took two field trips and were hit with some blunt advice from Hall of Famers during Days 3 and 4 at the annual Rookie Symposium
By Robert Klemko
Monday Morning Quarterback
On Holding Out, Money and that NFC Title Game Loss
On Holding Out, Money and that NFC Title Game Loss
Welcome to Monday Morning QB, Guest Edition! 49ers tight end Vernon Davis takes the reins and dishes on topics including his ongoing contract situation, the biggest problem in NFL locker rooms and losing to the rival Seahawks
By Vernon Davis
Monday Morning Quarterback
Learning to Fly Again
Learning to Fly Again
I step inside Falcons headquarters as GM Thomas Dimitroff scrambles to get Atlanta back on top. Plus, Michael Sam and Oprah get it right, Robert Mathis gets it wrong and where (I think) the 2015 NFL draft and Super Bowl 52 are going
By Peter King
Mediaville
The Drama Behind the Michael Sam Drama
The Drama Behind the Michael Sam Drama
How a thunderstorm 3,000 miles away from Michael Sam's California location almost kept ESPN from airing the most memorable moment in NFL draft history
By Richard Deitsch
Monday Morning Quarterback
The 2014 NFL Draft: Sealed With a Kiss
Sealed With a Kiss
From Johnny Manziel's long wait on Thursday to Michael Sam's dramatic moment on Saturday, this year's NFL draft will go down in history. Plus, an NFC GM continues his trade prowess and a Ram infiltrates the Falcons' draft room
By Peter King