New England Patriots

Monday Morning Quarterback
Extra Points: How the PAT Could Change by This Fall
Extra Points: How the PAT Could Change by This Fall
The 32 teams are near unanimous in believing the point after touchdown needs to change. Precisely how is another story. The details of a compromise that goes to vote in May. Plus why the Saints own the draft, and eight coaches on the spot
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Roger Goodell, Unplugged
Roger Goodell, Unplugged
The NFL commissioner sat down with The MMQB for a long discussion about the league’s nightmare year off the field, whether he ever considered resigning, Chris Borland, Los Angeles and more. Plus the NFL veterans combine, Chuck Bednarik’s death and the latest from the annual meeting in Arizona
By Peter King
The MMQB Mailbag
‘I Chickened Out’
‘I Chickened Out’
Ex-linebacker Scott Fujita nearly walked away because of concussion concerns but couldn’t ‘get off the hamster wheel.’ His perspective on Chris Borland’s bold decision, plus answering questions about Deflategate, Marcus Mariota and more
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Biggest Gamble in the NFL’s Wildest Offseason Week
The Biggest Gamble in the NFL’s Wildest Offseason Week
Chip Kelly’s bold trade for Sam Bradford has fired up both the rehabbing quarterback and an ex-coach who wasn’t afraid to shake things up either. Plus 20 thoughts on the NFL’s zany week of signings, trades, transactions and more
By Peter King
Weekend Notes
The Patriots Have a Plan
The Patriots Have a Plan
Breaking the bank for players—especially non-QBs over 30—has never been New England's style. So, sure, Darrelle Revis will be missed, but expect Bill Belichick and company to adjust and move forward like they always do
By Greg A. Bedard
Wednesday Morning QB
On Trades, Retirement and the Winston-Goodell Chat
On Trades, Retirement and the Winston-Goodell Chat
Jimmy Graham’s a Seahawk, Sam Bradford’s an Eagle, and NFL fans are dizzy. The opening of the 2015 league year brought a frenzy of headlines—including likely No. 1 pick Jameis Winston’s surprise meeting with the NFL commissioner
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
NFL Free Agency: The Free-For-All Has Begun
NFL Free Agency: The Free-For-All Has Begun
The dominoes have started to fall, so what does Ndamukong Suh to Miami and Devin McCourty back to New England mean for Darrelle Revis? Why it might be imperative for the Jets to bring back the top corner, plus many more FA thoughts
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
On Los Angeles, St. Louis and How It All Shakes Out
On Los Angeles, St. Louis and How It All Shakes Out
As momentum for an NFL team in Southern California grows, a new riverfront stadium rendering shows St. Louis also has options—possibly beyond the Rams. Plus a Patriots sneak peek, where cut players might land and 10 Things I Think
By Peter King
Weekend Notes
The Peterson Fallout
The Peterson Fallout
The NFL suffered a big blow when a district court judge ruled against the league on Adrian Peterson's appeal. The matter isn't over, but it shines a light on Roger Goodell's unwieldy power and the need for a more uniform discipline policy
By Greg A. Bedard
Going Long
A Hero’s Welcome for Malcolm Butler
A Hero’s Welcome for Malcolm Butler
An undrafted free agent who once worked at Popeyes for $7.25 an hour became the unlikely star of Super Bowl XLIX. The MMQB followed him back home to Vicksburg, Miss., where everyone already knew his name
By Emily Kaplan