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How Russell Wilson Tore Apart the Steelers

On Sunday, the Seahawks spread out and moved the ball at will in beating the Steelers. It was a look at the ideal way to attack Pittsburgh’s zone blitz. And, after losing another star to injury, it might have been a preview of how the Seahawks will operate down the playoff stretch

Believe in the Bengals

Cincinnati is 5-0 for the first time in Marvin Lewis’s 13-year tenure. Pessimists will still point to the franchise’s recent playoff futility, but the true measure of growth isn’t just wins and losses

‘I Wouldn’t Change It’

Darrell Bevell made the Super Bowl play call that’s been second-guessed into oblivion. For the first time in detail, the Seattle coordinator discusses why the Seahawks chose to pass, what went wrong and how he handled the fallout

The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit and Robert Klemko

As training camps heat up, Andy and Robert discuss the latest NFL news, including Russell Wilson’s new deal, Arian Foster’s injury, and what they’ve seen from the teams they’ve visited so far. Plus, The MMQB’s editor-in-chief, Peter King, offers his thoughts on rookie QBs Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota

What Russell Wilson Wants

Russell Wilson’s deadline for striking a new deal with the Seahawks is Friday. Warren Moon, a friend of Wilson’s and a former franchise quarterback himself, shed some light on the motivations behind Wilson’s contract demands

No. 5: Russell Wilson Is Bigger Than One Play

Before he took the NFL by surprise Russell Wilson spent one year at Wisconsin, leading the Badgers to an unexpected Big Ten title. Paul Chryst, Wilson’s QB coach and now the head man at Wisconsin, looks back at their season together, and ahead as Wilson tries to bounce back from last year’s heartbreak and make a run at a second Super Bowl title

No. 48: Mark Rodgers

Russell Wilson has been absurdly underpaid since entering the NFL. His rookie contract is set to expire at the end of this season, setting up one of the most fascinating contract negotiations the league has ever seen. And it will be Mark Rodgers, primarily known as a baseball agent, negotiating the deal

‘Shut Up and Play?’ Nah...

NFL players who share political views or weigh in on current events are often told to pipe down. Here's why we'll continue to give them a platform to preach. Plus, answering reader email about Tom Brady, Russell Wilson and The MMQB 100

A New Season Begins

The official start of the offseason marks the transition from “we time” to “me time” for NFL players. Here are 12 offseason predictions about who will get paid, who won’t, and how ongoing controversies will be resolved

New Goal: Three-Hawks

No team in the salary-cap era has ever been to three consecutive Super Bowls. With the majority of its talent coming back and the motivation after its Arizona disappointment, Seattle has more than a legitimate chance to become the first

There Was a 3.1% Chance of an Interception

'Worst play call in NFL history'? Hardly. Looking at all plays from the 1-yard line over the past 15 seasons, and factoring in time management, the Seahawks' play-calling wasn't ideal, but it wasn't that bad either

For Seattle, Plenty of Blame to Go Around

A coach’s call has been getting all of the attention, but three Seahawks deserve their share of wrath for the Super Bowl-losing interception. Here's what Jermaine Kearse, Ricardo Lockette and Russell Wilson did wrong on the infamous play

In Defense of Darrell Bevell

The Seahawks had the right look for the slant to work, but the interception that clinched Super Bowl 49 was more a function of their limited personnel. Plus, why it was Bill Belichick who made the biggest coaching gaffe, a peek at Tom Brady's note cards, and how the Pats took the option out of Seattle's read-option

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