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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
Open Field
Michael Sam: A Small Step, and a Giant Leap
Michael Sam: A Small Step, and a Giant Leap
When the Rams finally took Michael Sam seven picks from the end of the draft, anger turned to joy among the out former players supporting him. It’s history, yes, but whose?
By Robert Klemko
Open Field
Preparing for Sam, and Beyond
Preparing for Sam, and Beyond
The NFL’s power brokers are hearing a strong message about respect at the owners meetings as the league prepares a new initiative regarding sexual orientation
By Robert Klemko
Behind the Face Mask
‘My Job Is Very, Very Different From Your Job’
‘My Job Is Very, Very Different From Your Job’
The Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito situation, coupled with Michael Sam’s announcement, has put the NFL locker room culture under a spotlight. An Eagle takes us inside his workplace to better understand it
Game Plan
A Combine Reality Check
A Combine Reality Check
Think you’re seeing all the best prospects in Indy this week? Think again. Plenty of college players who’ll be productive pros—and possibly stars—don’t even get invited. Just ask Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith
By Peter King