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The Bortles Conundrum
The Bortles Conundrum
With the right coaching, Blake Bortles is a year away from being the best quarterback in the 2014 NFL draft. And that’s the problem. Which team will take the chance? Here’s an in-depth look at Central Florida’s fabulous and flawed QB
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
Revis Is A Patriot
Revis Is A Patriot
One day after watching top cornerback Aqib Talib sign with the rival Broncos, the Patriots returned serve by acquiring the best player at the position, Darrelle Revis. Here's the fallout for Denver, New England and Revis' old team in Tampa
By Greg A. Bedard
Draft Board
The NFL Has A Major Underclassmen Problem
The NFL Has A Major Underclassmen Problem
And it's only getting bigger. Due to the collective bargaining agreement in 2011, college players are eager to enter the NFL as soon as possible. The influx is negatively impacting the prospects and current players, with no end in sight
By Greg A. Bedard
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
Open Field
‘One of Those Moments You Prepare for All Week’
‘One of Those Moments You Prepare for All Week’
No Von Miller? No Chris Harris? No problem. The Broncos relied on linebacker Danny Trevathan and nosetackle Terrance Knighton—wait, who?—to make the crucial stops in the AFC title game
By Robert Klemko
Weekend Notes
The Quiet Mastermind Behind the Niners’ D
The Quiet Mastermind Behind the Niners’ D
Vic Fangio is a man of few words who simply prefers to put his players in the right position and let their bone-crushing hits do all the talking ... plus, five takeaways on recent NFL news and the key players to watch on Championship Sunday
By Greg A. Bedard
Game Plan
Sunday’s Most Important Unknown
Sunday’s Most Important Unknown
Over the top? Maybe, but there’s no denying umpire Bill Schuster will have his hands full when the Seahawks and 49ers meet for the NFC title game. How will he and the rest of the officiating crew handle the chippiness between enemies?
By Peter King
Open Field
Aye, There’s the Rub
Aye, There’s the Rub
The Broncos and Patriots run more pick plays with greater precision than any other team in the NFL. Before you start screaming at your TV on Sunday, learn which ones are legal and how receivers try to get away with even more
By Greg A. Bedard
The Season
Broncos In Trouble Without Chris Harris?
Broncos In Trouble Without Chris Harris?
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By Peter King
Open Field
The Next Wave of NFL QBs Is Here to Stay
The Next Wave of NFL QBs Is Here to Stay
Four of eight quarterbacks in the divisional round had no more than three seasons under their belts. Two moved on, and one is guaranteed a Super Bowl berth. Will we look back at this postseason as the watershed moment when Tom Brady and Peyton Manning passed the torch to the next generation?
By Jenny Vrentas