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Coach Chris and the Young Guys

Chris Samuels could have been on an NFL sideline this season. Instead the former All-Pro tackle is in high school, in part to teach the game, and in part to pass along the same lessons that once saved him

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

Five First-Year Finds

While first- and second-round NFL draft picks are supposed to perform immediately, here are five rookies taken in the later rounds (or not at all) who are making an impact

No More Hope

In a span of 32 months, Robert Griffin III went from rookie of the year to being demoted. As Washington mulls severing ties with RG3, here’s a look back at where it all went wrong and which team he could play for next

What It Takes To Build a Super Bowl Contender

Brandon Browner explains what made his Seahawks and Patriots teams so special, and George Iloka dissects what’s kept the Bengals from winning in the playoffs (don’t blame Andy Dalton). Plus, the reaction to Jordy Nelson’s lost season and training camp observations

Where Blue Met Gray

Thirty miles south of Washington’s training camp site sits Petersburg National Battlefield, where North and South were locked in a bloody stalemate for 10 months during the Civil War—and where a a visit will put your obsession with NFL, some 150 years later, into perspective

The Longest Road to Training Camp

A special group of Washington training camp interns drove across the country to report for an unpaid position and follow their NFL dreams

The Legacy of No. 21

Nearly eight years after Sean Taylor was fatally shot while protecting his family during a home invasion, the free safety’s presence is still felt every day by Washington’s players and fans

Make or Break for RG3—Again

Emily Kaplan's dispatch from Washington’s training camp includes notes on Junior Galette's arrival, an unfortunate injury and how Jay Gruden is doing everything he can to help his quarterback thrive.

The Favre-Packers Divorce

On the eve of Brett Favre’s return to Green Bay to be inducted into team’s Hall of Fame, let’s look back at how it all ended in the first place. Plus, mailbag questions about Ken Stabler’s HOF status, Tom Brady, the Washington nickname and eating hot dogs

Redskins: Right or Wrong?

Another season has passed, and the fight continues in Washington over the football team’s nickname. Some find the name offensive and racist; others see it as a harmless, long-standing tradition. And there’s not much room in the middle