NFL

The Conscience
Hubris and Hogwash
Hubris and Hogwash
Mark Cuban was scoffed and sneered at for warning the NFL about the perils of arrogance. His words now look prophetic as the mighty league has been made vulnerable by player misdeeds and the failures of leadership
By Don Banks
On Further Review
Trying to Put the Instant Back in Replay
Trying to Put the Instant Back in Replay
The NFL's new replay review system, featuring a centralized office in New York with officials monitoring every game, is expected to speed up the process. Here are the details of how everything will work, plus answers to readers' questions
By Peter King
Business of Football
NFL Needs a D-League
NFL Needs a D-League
A large section of the NFL workforce will lose their jobs in the next two weeks. Soon, there might be a better alternative for fringe players to keep alive their dream of playing pro football. Here's why a developmental league makes sense
By Andrew Brandt
On Further Review
Sweat the Small Stuff
Sweat the Small Stuff
Aaron Rodgers is one of the most accurate and efficient quarterbacks in NFL history. His coach says he arrived at camp in 'the best shape I've ever seen.' What's the Green Bay star's offseason secret? Revealing that, plus reader mail
By Peter King
Inner Game
The Secret to Being a Good O-Line Coach is C.O.O.L.
The Secret to Being a Good O-Line Coach is C.O.O.L.
Offensive line is the least glamorous position in the NFL, and coaching it is not a star turn either. But amid the anonymity is a group bond that extends beyond team borders. Welcome to the annual Coaches of Offensive Linemen clinic
By Greg A. Bedard
Behind the Face Mask
My Career Starts Now
My Career Starts Now
Chicago Bears safety Brock Vereen, a fourth-round draft pick in May, recently attended the NFL Rookie Symposium in Ohio with the rest of the league's first-year players. Here is his account of what he learned at the enlightening event
Business of Football
A Tie’s a Win for the NFL
A Tie’s a Win for the NFL
The latest turn in the concussion lawsuit saga—a judge gave her preliminary approval to a revised settlement—was good news for both sides. Here, we explain why the league and its owners ultimately will be the biggest beneficiaries
By Andrew Brandt
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NFL Draft Clock
NFL Draft Clock
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Don Shula’s Game Plans From the Miami Dolphins’ 1972 Perfect Season
Don Shula’s Game Plans From the Miami Dolphins’ 1972 Perfect Season
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Frank Reich’s 1993 Wild-Card Hand-Warmer
Frank Reich’s 1993 Wild-Card Hand-Warmer