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Weekend Notes
The Quiet Chargers
The Quiet Chargers
Remember San Diego? Plucky little bunch, won a playoff game and took the eventual AFC champs to the wire? Yeah, they're back and feeling all kinds of confident heading into 2014. Plus, notes on the playbook 'scandal' and more
By Greg A. Bedard
Behind the Face Mask
A Father’s Life Lessons
A Father’s Life Lessons
We asked a dozen men in the NFL—players, coaches and executives—to share the best thing they’ve learned from their dad or an influential father figure. Here’s the wisdom that’s been passed on by mail carriers, businessmen, high school coaches, Hall of Famers, construction workers, educators and military veterans
By Robert Klemko
NFL 95
Chargers’ Playbook From 1981 Postseason
Chargers’ Playbook From 1981 Postseason
On Further Review
Two Sides to the Suit
Two Sides to the Suit
The NFL has some skeletons in its medical closet, which could be exposed if the recent painkiller lawsuit goes to trial. But there are a few things bothersome about the case. Those issues, plus answering readers’ mailbag questions
By Peter King
NFL 95
Ryan Leaf’s Colts Jersey
Ryan Leaf’s Colts Jersey
Deep Dive
What It All Means: AFC Draft Breakdowns
What It All Means: AFC Draft Breakdowns
The 2014 NFL draft went down in unpredictable fashion. Now it’s time to look at what each team’s haul means going forward
By Andy Benoit
Deep Dive
Why Your Playoff Team Didn’t Reach XLVIII: AFC
Why Your Playoff Team Didn’t Reach XLVIII: AFC
Sagging run defense. Woeful QB protection. Unexpected injuries. For the Colts, Chiefs, Bengals, Chargers and Patriots, the reasons they didn't survive and advance ran the gamut and gave them plenty to think about in the offseason
By Andy Benoit
Window Into the Weekend
Projecting the AFC and NFC Championship Games
Projecting the AFC and NFC Title Games
A rundown of the divisional round, and my picks for who will play next weekend
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Weekend Slate: Analyzing Divisional Matchups
Weekend Slate: Analyzing Divisional Matchups
Breaking down play-calling tendencies, key position battles and vital schemes for Saints-Seahawks, Colts-Patriots, 49ers-Panthers and Chargers-Broncos
By Andy Benoit
West Coast State of Mind
Clear Eyes. Full Heart. Can’t Lose?
Clear Eyes. Full Heart. Can't Lose?
Philip Rivers has led other Chargers teams, with arguably more talent and greater expectations, and come up short. So why believe in him (and them) this year? Because something has changed in the way the 10-year veteran thinks and acts
By Jim Trotter