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Open Field
Spoiler Alert!
Spoiler Alert!
Half a season. That's all The MMQB's resident psychic needs to know (well, guess) what's coming up in 2014's second half and the playoffs
By Greg A. Bedard
Game Plan
Football for Breakfast
Football for Breakfast
The Falcons-Lions game in London on Sunday will kick off at 9:30 a.m. Eastern and be nationally televised by FOX. The NFL is curious: How many people will watch? Plus, the Week 8 spotlight player and 10 things to watch for on Sunday
By Peter King
Analytics
The Case for Tony Romo and Philip Rivers
The Case for Tony Romo and Philip Rivers
Discussions on the best quarterback of the past decade generally land on four names—Manning, Brady, Brees, Rodgers. But there's an argument to be made for two more additions, both of whom are having MVP-like seasons in 2014
Deep Dive
Who Would You Rather Face?
Who Would You Rather Face?
A game-planning paradox: Peyton Manning’s an all-time great, sure, but the dangerous and unpredictable Colin Kaepernick is harder to prepare for
By Andy Benoit
Open Field
How Philip Rivers Raised His Game
How Philip Rivers Raised His Game
He’s always had the talent and the stats, but under the new regime San Diego’s longtime quarterback has become a more complete player and stronger leader. At age 32 he’s lifted himself into MVP contention and has the Chargers looking like a Super Bowl team
By Robert Klemko
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 6
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 6
Andy breaks down all the Week 6 matchups in the NFL and has an in-depth conversation with Chargers safety Eric Weddle about his playing style and defensive coverages.
By Andy Benoit
Analytics
How Likely Was the Chargers-Jets Shutout?
How Likely Was the Chargers-Jets Shutout?
You might not be shocked that the dysfunctional Jets couldn't put points on the board in San Diego. But just how frequently can we expect to see shutouts in this age of explosive offenses?
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Best Players So Far
The Best Players So Far
With nearly a quarter of the season in the books, we take stock of the MVP race and find some new names at the top. Plus, Steve Smith Sr. torches his old team, Teddy Bridgewater’s brilliant debut, Roger Goodell gets an earful in Texas and the night the football world watched baseball
By Peter King
Film Room
Watching Tape With …  the Chargers’ Dwight Freeney
Watching Tape With … the Chargers’ Dwight Freeney
Every week in the NFL, we see how players perform on the field. But what goes into their mental preparation to play? To find out, Dwight Freeney—one of the great pass-rushers of this generation—invites The MMQB and its readers to the film room. Grab a chair
By Peter King
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Episode IV
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Episode IV
Andy discusses why the Broncos will perform better against the Seahawks this time around, what makes the Chargers so good, Kirk Cousins replacing RG3, and chats with rising Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall.
By Andy Benoit