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Michael Sam in Montreal: It’s All About Football
Michael Sam in Montreal: It’s All About Football
In opting to sign with the CFL's Alouettes, Michael Sam said his focus is on football and not breaking barriers as an openly gay player. Will it lead him back to the NFL? Plus, answering your questions on Deflategate and workout injuries
By Greg A. Bedard
Behind the Face Mask
Video: Michael Sam—The Interview
Michael Sam: The Interview
The headline-maker from last year’s NFL draft sits down with The MMQB’s Robert Klemko to talk about what he’s learned over the past year and how he’s preparing for another shot at the NFL
Behind the Face Mask
One Year Later
Michael Sam: One Year Later
Over the past 12 months I’ve been called by some a distraction, by others a hero, but I’m still working to earn the label that matters to me most: football player
Countdown to Draft Day
T-Minus 84 Days: The World of Combine Training
Welcome to Draft Season
In the first installment of The MMQB's new weekly draft column: A peek inside the burgeoning industry of combine training. Plus, a bizarre run-in with Michael Sam's (now former) publicist, getting to know the late-round prospect whose brother is a three-time Pro Bowler, Quote of the Week, Stat of the Week and more
By Robert Klemko
Mediaville
The MMQB Media Awards
The MMQB Media Awards
From breaking news to moving features to on-air embarrassments, the best and worst of 2014 from those who cover the NFL
By Richard Deitsch
Monday Morning Quarterback
Early Test for NFL’s New Domestic Violence Policy
Early Test for NFL's New Domestic Violence Policy
49ers DT Ray McDonald's weekend arrest came two days after Roger Goodell established a six-game ban for first-time offenses. What happens next? Plus, examining Alex Smith's extension, the lack of surprises on cutdown day and more
By Peter King
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