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NFL Draft
The Trade That Was Never Going to Happen
The Trade That Was Never Going to Happen
All those rumors of huge offers for the No. 2 pick? Didn’t happen. The Titans never got an offer they seriously considered. That’s because Tennessee made sure everyone knew exactly what they thought of Marcus Mariota: He was always going to be their quarterback of the future
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Begins at No. 2
Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Starts at No. 2
With the draft three days away, the Titans still are willing to deal the second pick—Browns? Jets? Eagles?—but acquiring Philip Rivers from San Diego is growing less likely. Plus, why this draft is unpredictable, how it’ll look in Chicago and more
By Peter King
Business of Football
The Stars May Align for Blockbuster Trades
The Stars May Align for Blockbuster Trades
With Adrian Peterson and Philip Rivers, we might see two high-profile trades that make sense for all four teams ... plus, five thoughts on Tim Tebow going to Philly
By Andrew Brandt
Weekend Notes
What Did They Know? What Can They Learn?
What Did They Know? What Can They Learn?
Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction will absolutely not change the way teams assess players with off-the-field problems. But there is one lesson teams can take away. Plus, why the Vikings should move Adrian Peterson, why the Chargers should deal Philip Rivers and why concerns about Jameis Winston are very real
By Greg A. Bedard
Day in the Life
Antonio Gates Will Retire with a Ring
Antonio Gates Will Retire with a Ring
Set to play his 13th NFL season this fall, the Chargers tight end has embarked on a second career as a boxing promoter to prepare for life after football—and to help young fighters back home in Detroit get on the right track
By Emily Kaplan
The MMQB Mailbag
The Rivers Rumors
The Rivers Rumors
The dots are being connected on a possible big trade between the Chargers and Titans, involving Philip Rivers and the No. 2 pick. Will it happen? Plus, readers make the case for which retired safeties are worthy of Hall of Fame enshrinement
By Peter King
Going Long
Sweetness and the Scout
Sweetness and the Scout
Relentlessness. Intensity. Hard-headed commitment. The qualities that Chargers scouting director Kevin Kelly looks for in a prospect are the same he saw in his mentor, Walter Payton, with whom he struck up an unlikely friendship on a fateful night in an empty gym as an awestruck teenager
By Robert Klemko
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – NFL Draft: Quarterbacks
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – NFL Draft: Quarterbacks
Greg Cosell joins Andy to preview the 2015 NFL Draft class of quarterbacks to begin an 8-part series. Plus, an offseason outlook for the AFC West
By Andy Benoit
Andy & Other Andy
Projecting the NFL Draft: AFC West
Projecting the NFL Draft: AFC West
By Benoit & Staples
Monday Morning Quarterback
On Los Angeles, St. Louis and How It All Shakes Out
On Los Angeles, St. Louis and How It All Shakes Out
As momentum for an NFL team in Southern California grows, a new riverfront stadium rendering shows St. Louis also has options—possibly beyond the Rams. Plus a Patriots sneak peek, where cut players might land and 10 Things I Think
By Peter King