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The Pope, the Problems and the 2015 Schedule
The Pope, the Problems and the 2015 Schedule
Assigning dates to the 256 NFL games is a complex process. And that’s before a plea on behalf of the pontiff. Here’s how four men and 136 computers navigated approximately 50 ‘must-have’ conditions to nail down this fall’s football slate
By Peter King
MMQB Extra
Who Will Play in the 2015 Season Opener?
Who Will Play in the 2015 Season Opener?
We know the New England Patriots will open up the 2015 NFL season in Foxboro. But who will their opponent be? The Eagles and Steelers are possibilities, but don't count out a couple of AFC East rivals
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Polamalu Problem
The Polamalu Problem
The Pro Football Hall of Fame does not have safety in numbers; only one has been elected in the past 26 years. Troy Polamalu’s retirement shines a glaring spotlight on the issue. Remembering the Steeler legend’s career (with help from a rival Raven), plus the impact of Sarah Thomas, the latest draft rumors and more
By Peter King
Countdown to Draft Day
T-Minus 21 Days: The Art of Picking Late
The Art of Picking Late
No pick in the top 10? No problem. Roster architects from two of the NFL’s most consistently successful franchises—Pittsburgh general manager Kevin Colbert and Baltimore assistant GM Eric DeCosta—share insights into their draft-day strategies for picking late in Round 1
By Robert Klemko
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
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – AFC North Offseason
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – AFC North Offseason
Andy previews the offseason for AFC North teams. Plus, conversations with Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and The MMQB's Robert Klemko
By Andy Benoit
Andy & Other Andy
Projecting the NFL Draft: AFC North
Draft Projections: AFC North
Throughout draft season, our NFL film-study maven Andy Benoit and college football know-it-all Andy Staples will break down the needs of all 32 teams and suggest which prospects would be the best fit. This week, we focus on a division in which three of the four quarterbacks are being scrutinzed about their long-term viability. (Rest easy, Flacco)
By Benoit & Staples
The MMQB Mailbag
The Super Bowl Mailbag
The Super Bowl Mailbag
Why Big Ben v. Brady likely will open the 2015 season. Plus thoughts on Johnny Manziel entering rehab and answers to your questions about Roger Goodell's future as NFL commissioner and Darren Sharper's chances for the Hall of Fame
By Peter King
Talking Football
Al Michaels: Voice of the Super Bowl
Al Michaels: Voice of the Super Bowl
The legendary play-by-play man on calling his ninth Super Bowl, the criticism of his comments on commissioner Goodell and the Mueller Report, and his favorite telecast of all time (hint: it’s not the Miracle on Ice)
By Jenny Vrentas
On Further Review
The New Noll
The New Noll
Chuck Noll stayed 23 years in Pittsburgh. With 10 playoff wins in seven years and a patient boss, John Harbaugh could be on his way to a similar stature in Baltimore. The Ravens coach would consider it ‘the ultimate accomplishment’
By Peter King