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The Mariota Project Begins

There is plenty to like about Marcus Mariota. There is also plenty that should make the Tennessee Titans nervous. The track record of run-oriented college quarterbacks in the NFL is not good. Beginning this summer, the Titans will try to build Mariota into a passer who can buck that trend

‘How Do We Stop This From Happening?’

In the wake of the killings in Charleston, Eagles cornerback Byron Maxwell returns to his hometown and offers perspective on the tragedy. Plus, a peek inside Rob Gronkowski’s new book, the Steelers’ successful ‘bust’ and more

How Winston Became the Buccaneers' No. 1 Hope

The draft is over and after an event filled with storylines—trades, plummeting prospects and home fires included—the most significant was the very first one. Inside Tampa's decision-making process, plus draft awards, top picks and more

The First Round’s Biggest Surprises

From the Eagles staying put to the Rams rolling the dice on Todd Gurley, The MMQB’s Peter King and Jenny Vrentas look at the biggest surprises of the NFL draft’s first round

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

Countdown to Pickoff

It’s finally here. The NFL draft begins tonight with the first round from Chicago. Here’s the latest buzz from around the league, including the big rumor involving Marcus Mariota, Tennessee’s No. 2 pick, Philly, Cleveland and Sam Bradford

Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Begins 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

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

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

What’s Philip Rivers Doing in This Draft Discussion?

Could Ken Whisenhunt trade out of No. 2 and reunite with a QB he knows well? This and other intriguing questions as our panel drills deeper into the draft with a little more than three weeks to go

The Best Guess Draft

Forget the mock. Four weeks before the NFL draft commences in Chicago, no one can predict anything with certainty. But here’s an—ahem—informed look at how the first 32 selections could go down, plus answers to your PAT questions

The Draft’s Top Three Are Shaping Up

One month out, it’s becoming clearer what Tampa Bay, Tennessee and Jacksonville plan to do at 1, 2 and 3

Extra Points: How the PAT Could Change by This Fall

The 32 teams are near unanimous in believing the point after touchdown needs to change. Precisely how is another story. The details of a compromise that goes to vote in May. Plus why the Saints own the draft, and eight coaches on the spot

The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit - AFC South Offseason

Andy breaks down the offseason needs of the AFC South teams. Also, The MMQB's Andrew Brandt explains the myths behind cap space and Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean sheds light on the Titans' offseason plans

Mock Draft: Post-Combine

An early attempt at predicting the first 15 picks of the first round, including a big trade involving Marcus Mariota. Plus the landing spots for top WRs Amari Cooper and Kevin White, what the Browns might do at No. 12 and answering reader mail

My Twin Wins...

But I'm spending another January at home. Tennessee Titans cornerback Jason McCourty on what it's like to watch twin brother Devin, of the Patriots, in the playoffs

The Final Over/Under

A college stats professor charts NFL wins, comparing all 32 teams to Vegas and statheads predictions going into the 2014 season

The Week 11 Mailbag

Le’Veon Bell’s dominant performance puts the Steelers in good position for the stretch run. Plus, answering reader questions about Nick Saban’s NFL viability, Tom Coughlin’s job security and the leader in the offensive rookie of the year race