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Business of Football
Is the NFL’s No-Nonsense Sheriff Turning Soft?
Is the NFL’s No-Nonsense Sheriff Turning Soft?
Roger Goodell has long ruled with an iron fist, but following Ray Rice’s mere two-game ban, the so-called ‘judge, jury and executioner’ is catching heat for being too lenient. Which begs another question: Why aren’t people up in arms about the Ravens doing nothing?
By Andrew Brandt
On Further Review
What the Heck Happened to Jordan Gross?
The Tuesday Mailbag
Jordan Gross was healthy, a Pro Bowler and a leader on a rising playoff contender. But the 34-year-old Panthers offensive tackle walked away from millions to enjoy the rest of his life. An update on him, plus Ray Rice reaction
By Peter King
Open Field
The Ray Rice Fallout
The Ray Rice Fallout
Ray Rice was suspended two games for his domestic-violence arrest and the immediate reaction was that the Ravens running back got off light. Is this the ‘wake-up call’ some say he needed? Baltimore and the NFL are about to find out
By Peter King
NFL 95
Paul Tagliabue’s Post-9/11 Correspondence
Paul Tagliabue’s Post-9/11 Correspondence
Thirteen years ago, the 9/11 attacks changed the world. NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue was among the leaders who were tested like never before, navigating the league through a difficult time with grace and wisdom. He shared with The MMQB some of his letters and notes from the days after the attack
By Peter King
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
Going Long
Inviting the Nightmare
Inviting the Nightmare
Donte Stallworth killed a man while driving drunk, a horror that will always be a part of him. Five years later, the former NFL wide receiver is telling his story to other players to ensure they don't make the same mistake
By Robert Klemko
NFL 95
The Wells Report
The Wells Report
NFL 95
Television: Better Than the Real Thing—and Getting More So Every Year
Television: Better Than the Real Thing—and Getting More So Every Year
It’s the primary means by which fans connect with football, and as technology improves—bigger screens, sharper images and magic we can only imagine right now—TV’s power and influence on the NFL will only grow
By Richard Deitsch
Business of Football
The Reduced Offseason
The Reduced Offseason
With strict limits on player activity between February and July, coaches have complained about the negative impact on the sport’s quality. It only makes sense, since the restrictions were put in place without input from those griping
By Andrew Brandt
Monday Morning Quarterback
Chicago Takes Charge
Chicago Takes Charge
Bears coach Marc Trestman and quarterback Jay Cutler are taking the lead in establishing an ethical culture in Chicago's locker room. Plus, a new Dr. Z award, 10 things I think and my annual Father's Day book recommendations
By Peter King