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The Case for Tony Romo and Philip Rivers
The Case for Tony Romo and Philip Rivers
Discussions on the best quarterback of the past decade generally land on four names—Manning, Brady, Brees, Rodgers. But there's an argument to be made for two more additions, both of whom are having MVP-like seasons in 2014
Window Into the Weekend
Week 6: Could Brian Hoyer Be the QB of the Future in Cleveland?
This weekend’s Browns-Steelers tilt will help answer that question, plus the most likley division shake-ups to watch out for
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Tight Spot
Tight Spot
Defense is the reason the Bills can grab sole possession of the AFC East lead on Sunday. But the Patriots’ offense presents a unique problem for Brandon Spikes and company. Plus, inside the Cowboys’ play-action set and 10 film-study notes
By Andy Benoit
On Further Review
How the New England Patriots Bounced Back
The three things that helped Tom Brady’s team pummel the Bengals, and how each will pay off in the long run
By Peter King
Tuesday Mailbag
The Week 5 Mailbag
The Week 5 Mailbag
My idea for how the NFL could fit cross-conference rivalry games—like Texans-Cowboys or Raiders-49ers—into the yearly schedule. Plus questions on offensive pass interference, a new place for the Pro Bowl and the Raiders' coaching search
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
Game Plan
Pressure’s on, Patriots
Pressure's on, Patriots
New England is a mess offensively, and one of the NFL's most formidable defenses comes calling Sunday night. Will the Bengals embarrass the Pats? Plus, the Week 5 player to watch and 10 things to keep an eye on Sunday
By Peter King
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 5
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 5
Everything you need to know about Week 5, including why the reaction to the Patriots' struggles is overblown, why the Raiders got it wrong, an assessment of the Cowboys' great start and a conversation with Ravens tight end Owen Daniels.
By Andy Benoit
Deep Dive
What’s Wrong With Pats? Plenty, But It Can Be Fixed
What’s Wrong With Pats? Plenty, But It Can Be Fixed
Ease up with the calls for Tom Brady’s job, and take your hand off the panic button. Bill Belichick can correct the problems on offense with some schematic changes. Plus, examining two undefeated defenses and 10 film-study notes
By Andy Benoit
Open Field
Packers, Patriots Have Same Issues on Defense
Packers, Patriots Have Same Issues on Defense
The wrong personnel playing the wrong scheme affected both New England and Green Bay in season-opening losses. It’s a continuation of last season’s problems for both teams, though one has a better chance of fixing it
By Greg A. Bedard