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A Rookie in Patriotland

What’s a converted baseball writer to make of Belichick, Brady and the Patriot Way? Our new MMQBer gets his first taste in Foxborough

Welcome to Goodell Week

Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio is our guest columnist and he kicks off The MMQB’s five-day look at the commissioner by examining 10 things that should worry the NFL most. Plus thoughts on Tom, Von, Mo, Kirk and more

Tom Brady’s Hail Mary

It’s a long shot, but the legal team for the Patriots QB filed one final brief in an attempt to avoid a four-game suspension. Brady’s lawyer explains the case. Plus reader mail, including reaction to Washington’s nickname 

Two Views of the Brady Deflategate Ruling

The reinstatement of Tom Brady’s four-game Deflategate suspension affirms Goodell’s power, says Andrew Brandt, but hardly confirms the case against the Patriots QB, according to Peter King. Now, will Brady take the case further, and will the league relent on the degree of punishment?

‘He Set the Standard’

As Peyton Manning rides off into the sunset—he’ll make his retirement official today in Denver—his most worthy adversary, Tom Brady, lauds a competitor who ‘mastered’ the game. Plus a quick look at free agency, including three teams likely to spend lavishly when the market opens

Another Deflategate Day in Court

On Thursday, New York City’s 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments from the NFL and NFLPA in regards to Tom Brady’s dismissed suspension. Here’s what to expect

Brady, Bruised and Beaten

The Patriots offensive line didn’t do its job in the AFC title game, and there were day-after repercussions in New England. For Denver, it was business as usual for the defense, which turns its focus to Cam Newton

Tom Brady’s Guardian Angels

The Golden Boy is at his best when the pocket resembles a halo. But protecting the quarterback has required a different approach in New England this season. Check that—a stunning 37 different offensive line combinations that can be chalked up to one thing: The Patriot Way

The Unlikely QBs of the Likely AFC Playoffs

The conventional wisdom is that you need a superstar quarterback to win Super Bowls. Yet, looking at the likely AFC playoff bracket, it’s Tom Brady and five pedestrian signal-callers. Here’s how each one gets it done

Patriots’ Day to Forget

Every great team has a game in which they simply face-plant. Short on weapons, and victimized by two big special teams plays, Sunday was that game for the Patriots, and nothing more

Remembering a Classic: The Day the Giants Played to Win

With the Patriots set to visit the Giants for the first time in eight years, we revisit the 2007 meeting with the help of key players in the memorable battle. Plus Rex Ryan’s winning return and 10 things to watch in Week 10

What Are You Thinking, Tom Brady? For Real?

What would you ask the New England quarterback if you could get an unguarded answer? One Patriots fan set off on a years-long quest to talk man-to-man—and toss the football around—with Brady (pre-Deflategate). Spoiler alert: He didn't get face time, but he did gain some perspective

Going to School on Deflategate

The University of New Hampshire is offering a course on the never-ending battle between Roger Goodell and Tom Brady. For three hours on a recent Wednesday evening, The MMQB went inside the classroom and the case

Always a Step Ahead

It was Tom Brady’s ability to move, plus some adjustments from offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, that topped yet another creative defense designed specially to stop the Patriots

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