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The Franchise Backup
The Franchise Backup
His first NFL coach laments unrealized potential. His current ones question his drive. On his last football legs at 34, Michael Vick appears content watching from the Jets’ sideline and taking what he calls ‘a step back away from the game’
By Jenny Vrentas
Deep Dive
Jets Preview: Rex Ryan’s Last Stand
Jets Preview: Rex Ryan’s Last Stand
There are so many questions in New York: Who will be the quarterback? Which Chris Johnson will show up? Can the defense survive without a star cornerback? The answers will determine the temperature of Rex Ryan's seat come January
By Andy Benoit
Training Camp 2014
Jets Report: It’s Geno’s Job to Lose
Jets Report: It’s Geno’s Job to Lose
In the second year of GM John Idzik’s tenure, the Jets are hoping to put their trust in second-year QB Geno Smith. Michael Vick might be on the bench waiting to seize an opportunity, but the future is now
By Jenny Vrentas
NFL 95
Joe Namath’s Knee Brace
Joe Namath’s Knee Brace
Inner Game
The Accidental Coach of the Cleveland Browns
The Accidental Coach of the Browns
Mike Pettine wasn’t the first choice (or second or third or...) to lead the locker room. But the 47-year-old former high school coach is in Cleveland and ready to unleash a shape-shifting defense set to wreak havoc in the AFC North
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
Rumors of Brady’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated
Rumors of Brady’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated
It's 'beyond ridiculous' to suggest Tom Brady is no longer a top five quarterback, says a coach very familiar with the Patriots star's work. Plus, notes on Colin Kaepernick's deal, Jermichael Finley's comeback and Dion Jordan's bust status
By Greg A. Bedard
Monday Morning Quarterback
Locker-Room Culture Change Starts Now
Locker-Room Culture Change Starts Now
The NFL begins its three-week, 32-team journey to improve the workplace environment. Plus, celebrating 25 years at Sports Illustrated, an owner talks Los Angeles and London, commencement speeches and a travel note to beat 'em all
By Peter King
Deep Dive
What It All Means: AFC Draft Breakdowns
What It All Means: AFC Draft Breakdowns
The 2014 NFL draft went down in unpredictable fashion. Now it’s time to look at what each team’s haul means going forward
By Andy Benoit
Business of Football
Tread on the Tire: Why RBs are Losing Their Traction
Tread on the Tire: Why RBs are Losing Their Traction
For no other position in professional sports does early success devalue future worth, but that's exactly the case for NFL running backs. Shelf lives are short, and their prime comes when they play the game for free. Is there any hope?
By Andrew Brandt
Deep Dive
Crash Landing for New Jet
Crash Landing for New Jet
After two weeks on the market, ex-Titan Chris Johnson has a new team: the Jets. What can New York expect from the running back with six straight 1,000-yard seasons? Definitely not the superstar CJ2K had been in Tennessee
By Andy Benoit