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The Blitz Is Back! (Maybe)

Some NFL trends—more passing, more shotgun, and a blurring line between 3-4 and 4-3 defenses—become ensconced in the game. Others fade away, like the Wildcat or the read-option. Here are five emerging trends to watch coming out of the 2015 season

The NFL Returns to L.A.

The Rams are leaving St. Louis for SoCal and building a new stadium in Inglewood. Here’s why Stan Kroenke’s proposal got the votes and where it leaves the two bridesmaids—the Chargers and Raiders. Plus, reader mail

The 2015 MMQB Awards

Forget the all-or-nothing vote. Our panel—made up of players, media and analytic minds—picks MVP, top rookies, coach and more via a tiered vote. The result is a nuanced look at the best the NFL had to offer this season

The End of Pro Football in Two American Cities

San Diego and St. Louis may have hosted the final NFL games their fans will ever see. Ex-Charger Nick Hardwick and proud St. Louis son Joe Buck describe losing the Bolts and Rams. Plus reader email is answered 

Next Stop: Los Angeles

The league is nearing a vote to decide which one (or two) teams will get to call L.A. home. Plus, the ‘coaches v. quants’ conflict, and the elimination of a nonsensical rule regarding draft picks

The Relocation Rants

Cheers, jeers and tears. Fans of the Rams, Chargers and Raiders let it all out in cathartic town hall meetings hosted by the NFL as the league considers moving a team to Los Angeles

Andy Benoit’s Midseason All-Pro Team

He didn’t consult stats or advanced metrics. The MMQB’s film-study guru simply relied on his own eyes and expertise to compile this list—and he’s ready for your challenge flags

Lights Out Football

In their never-ending quest to find a winning edge, NFL teams are turning their players on to the most accessible and natural performance-enhancer: a good night’s sleep

The Fine Fifteen: Look Who’s Back

Desperate for help on third down, the Rams signed Wes Welker despite a recent history of concussions. Is the move worth the risk for the Rams and for Welker? Plus Indianapolis is the biggest mover in this week’s Fine Fifteen

Three to Watch in Week 9

Peter King picks three Week 9 matchups: St. Louis visits Minnesota where Todd Gurley will meet Adrian Peterson, the back he's been compared to most, Oakland travels to Pittsburgh, to face a Steelers team now without Le'Veon Bell, and the New York Giants head to Tampa Bay, where Winston is on a roll

The Race for L.A. Heats Up

Three teams have emerged as candidates to relocate to the nation’s second-largest market. A breakdown of the proposals each team has received from its current home market, and the proposed locations for a move to Los Angeles