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At 38, Peyton Manning’s Prime is Right Now
At 38, Peyton Manning’s Prime is Right Now
Hyperbole after the Broncos QB broke the NFL career touchdown mark? Nope. Presenting the numbers that show Manning is better in Denver than he was in Indy. Plus a look at the legit Lions, the sliding Seahawks and the rest of Week 7
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Is This Real, Cleveland?
Is This Real, Cleveland?
The Browns beat up the Steelers, and the best might still be to come for Mike Pettine's bunch. Plus, the story behind Aaron Rodgers' fake spike, DeMarco Murray as Emmitt Smith, J.J. Watt's MVP chances and the rest of Week 6
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Old Men and the (Previously) Unbeatens
Old Men and the (Previously) Unbeatens
It was vintage Tom Brady and Peyton Manning on Sunday, as each hit historic career milestones in victories over the league's last unbeatens. Plus, the Niners turn to their own aging star, the block that has Bruce Arians furious, the Fine Fifteen in flux, weekly awards and more
By Peter King
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
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‘The NFL Needed This’
'The NFL Needed This'
Those were the words of Russell Wilson, after Seattle edged Denver in a thrilling Super Bowl redux. An action-packed Sunday—which included surprise teams moving to 3-0—diverted focus on the league's off-field problems, if only for a day
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Should We Still Like Football?
Should We Still Like Football?
Sunday’s games were a welcome respite for a league that experienced the ugliest week in its 95-year history. But could football push aside the feelings of those questioning their love of the sport? An exciting Week 2 did its best to try
By Peter King
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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
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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
Monday Morning Quarterback
Why the NFL’s Best Team Won’t Win the Super Bowl
Why the NFL's Best Team Won't Win the Super Bowl
Despite Seattle being just as strong as it was in 2013—if not outright better—there’s one convincing reason it won’t lift the Lombardi again. Plus, the Rams’ sad turn, Arizona uncovers a gem and 20 thoughts after the NFL’s dress rehearsal
By Peter King
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Silicon Valley Victory
Silicon Valley Victory
The 49ers debut their new digs, and establish a new standard in the NFL. Plus, Blake Bortles makes things difficult in Jacksonville, a look inside the growing penalty problem and more notes from Week 2 of the preseason
By Peter King