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Mangini in the Middle
Mangini in the Middle
After working on the other side of the ball, the onetime boy wonder is back in a defensive coordinator role with San Francisco—older, wiser and eager to help guide the 49ers past their period of turbulence
By Jenny Vrentas
Business of Football
The Conversation the NFL Does Not Want to Have
The Conversation the NFL Does Not Want to Have
Is the spate of surprising retirements by 49ers players this offseason an outlier or the start of a trend? The league hopes it's the former because it's unprepared to deal with the latter. Plus, thoughts on the NFL's antiquated stance on gambling
By Andrew Brandt
The MMQB Mailbag
A Speech, Some Mail and Book Suggestions for Dad
A Speech, Some Mail and Book Suggestions for Dad
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Looming Standoff: Russell Wilson vs. Seattle
The Looming Standoff: Russell Wilson vs. Seattle
Doubts are starting to grow about the QB’s long-term future with the Seahawks. Here are three reasons I think contract talks may be in trouble. Plus, examining the Niner exodus, a Father’s Day preview and commencement speech snippets
By Peter King
Andy & Other Andy
Projecting the NFL Draft: NFC West
NFC West Draft Projections
By Benoit & Staples
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Tim Tebow Trial
The Tim Tebow Trial
The Eagles are giving a chance to the lightning-rod QB who hasn’t played a meaningful down since 2012. Here’s why it’s a smart move by Philly. Plus, two HOF GMs on Winston vs. Mariota, a new look at the Malcolm Butler Super Bowl play and more
By Peter King
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – NFL Draft: Pass Rushers
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – NFL Draft: Pass Rushers
Andy talks pass rushers with Greg Cosell of NFL Films. Plus, a breakdown of the NFC West offseason and a chat with The MMQB's Robert Klemko.
By Andy Benoit
The MMQB Mailbag
‘I Chickened Out’
‘I Chickened Out’
Ex-linebacker Scott Fujita nearly walked away because of concussion concerns but couldn’t ‘get off the hamster wheel.’ His perspective on Chris Borland’s bold decision, plus answering questions about Deflategate, Marcus Mariota and more
By Peter King
Extra Point
Football Won’t Be the Same After Borland
Football Won’t Be the Same After Borland
As a parent, I often second-guessed my decision to not let my son even consider playing football until high school. After watching 49ers linebacker Chris Borland walk away from the game, my son may never have a say in the matter
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
We Need to Listen to Chris Borland
We Need to Listen to Chris Borland
Of all the stunning developments in the NFL in the last week, Chris Borland’s retirement will have the biggest ramifications for the game
By Peter King