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Extra Point
The Future Arrives
The Future Arrives
The Jaguars and Vikings got a glimpse at the days ahead on Sunday, as Jacksonville's Blake Bortles and Minnesota's Teddy Bridgewater made their first regular-season starts. Here's how they did
By Greg A. Bedard
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Best Players So Far
The Best Players So Far
With nearly a quarter of the season in the books, we take stock of the MVP race and find some new names at the top. Plus, Steve Smith Sr. torches his old team, Teddy Bridgewater’s brilliant debut, Roger Goodell gets an earful in Texas and the night the football world watched baseball
By Peter King
Game Plan
Rematch of the Mismatch
Rematch of the Mismatch
After being blown out in the Super Bowl, Denver overhauled two-thirds of its regular lineup and puts it to the test Sunday against the Seahawks. Plus, the Week 3 player to know, a revived AFC rivalry and 10 things to keep an eye on
By Peter King
The Conscience
Hubris and Hogwash
Hubris and Hogwash
Mark Cuban was scoffed and sneered at for warning the NFL about the perils of arrogance. His words now look prophetic as the mighty league has been made vulnerable by player misdeeds and the failures of leadership
By Don Banks
Tuesday Mailbag
Week 2 Twitter Mailbag
How to fix the Jaguars? Why reinstate Adrian Peterson? Are defensive rules ruining football? Might the Giants cut ties with Eli Manning and Tom Coughlin? Is RG3 in danger of permanently losing his starting job?
By Peter King
Open Field
Due Process and Double Standards
Due Process and Double Standards
Why are the Vikings treating Adrian Peterson differently than they did Chris Cook, Caleb King, A.J. Jefferson and Erin Henderson? Because you’ve probably never heard of them
By Robert Klemko
Tuesday Mailbag
The Week 2 Mailbag
The Week 2 Mailbag
Readers respond to the question: Do you still like football? Plus, discussion about reviewable plays, the Rams-Bucs ending and an overlooked goat of the week
By Peter King
Game Plan
The Game Goes On
The Game Goes On
With the Ray Rice incident hanging over Thursday night's Steelers-Ravens matchup, fans arrived at M&T Bank Stadium feeling conflicted ... until the pads started popping. Plus, the best game of Week 2 and nine more things to watch
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Everything We Thought Was Wrong
Everything We Thought Was Wrong
A backup quarterback rescues Carolina. Miami’s D rocks Tom Brady’s Pats. The Saints can’t stop Matt Ryan. The Eagles nearly implode. The one lesson from Week 1: The NFL is as unpredictable as ever. Plus weekly awards, the Fine 15 and 10 things I think
By Peter King
1Q Interview
Adrian Peterson, Can You Break the NFL’s Alltime Rushing Record?
Adrian Peterson, Can You Break the NFL’s Alltime Rushing Record?
By Peter King