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Business of Football
An Explosive Start to the NFL’s New Season
An Explosive Start to the NFL’s New Season
Recapping the signings, trades and retirements that sent shockwaves through the league at the onset of free agency
By Andrew Brandt
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
Business of Football
The Salary Cap Myth, and More Insights Into Deal-Making Season
The Salary Cap Myth, and More Insights Into Deal-Making Season
In the right hands, the cap can be a useful tool for managing rosters—or a useful excuse for getting rid of an unwanted player. Plus, thoughts on Larry Fitzgerald’s contract savvy and the leverage of Los Angeles stadium plans
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
The NFL’s Reality TV Mess
The NFL’s Reality TV Mess
PSI: New England and Saints Family Feud—as engrossing as anything the networks can concoct—pull back the curtain on the internal pressures and paranoia pervading the NFL
By Andrew Brandt
Extra Point
An Aging Star, A Lost Season
An Aging Star, A Lost Season
It's been more than a month since the Saints were eliminated from playoff contention. Now 36, Drew Brees can only hope the franchise learns from its mistakes and turns things around—before it’s too late for him
By Greg A. Bedard
Analytics
The Final Over/Under
The Final Over/Under
A college stats professor charts NFL wins, comparing all 32 teams to Vegas and statheads predictions going into the 2014 season
Settle This
Are the Broncos Now a Power-Running Team?
Are the Broncos Now a Power-Running Team?
Are Peyton Manning's Broncos now a ground-and-pound offense? And who is the Patriots' 2014 MVP: Gronkowski or Revis? (But not Brady?) Plus, five things to watch in Week 16
By Greg A. Bedard
The MMQB Mailbag
Week 14 Twitter Mailbag
Week 14 Twitter Mailbag
Are the Eagles headed for a quarterback controversy? What's wrong with the Saints? And what's the real reason Johnny Manziel wasn't the Browns' starter last week? That and more as Peter King answers your Twitter questions
By Peter King
Extra Point
Talented Losers
Talented Losers
The New Orleans Saints have plenty of talent and good coaching, but winning games in the NFL takes professionalism and leadership too. These Saints have neither
By Greg A. Bedard
Monday Morning Quarterback
Can J.J. Be MVP?
Can J.J. Be MVP?
J.J. Watt is making his case—with actions, not words—as the best player in the NFL. Can a defensive player on an average team earn the honor? Plus, Cam Newton puts the Panthers back in the playoff race, the trade value of Jim Harbaugh and much more
By Peter King