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Business of Football
In the NFL, the Business of Football Always Wins
In the NFL, the Business of Football Always Wins
The recent releases of superstars DeSean Jackson and Chris Johnson were classic cases of teams having leverage over players. It also again showed the fallacy of taking an NFL contract at face value
By Andrew Brandt
Going Long
The Battle of Washington
The Battle of Washington
Daniel Snyder says it honors the heritage of Native Americans; critics consider it nothing less than a racist slur. We set out to gauge the real sentiment regarding the name ‘Redskins’ among Native American leaders and in grass-roots tribal communities around the country. The short answer: It’s complicated
By Jenny Vrentas
Inner Game
Week 15 Decisive Moments
Week 15 Decisive Moments
Breaking down tape to analyze and explain the most critical plays of the week, including a key fourth-down conversion in the Dolphins' upset of the Patriots and the play that ended the Saints' comeback hopes
By Greg A. Bedard
Business of Football
The Dysfunction In D.C.
The Dysfunction In D.C.
What in the world is happening in Washington? Trying to make some sense of Mike Shanahan's decision to bench Robert Griffin III and what it means for the head coach, the star quarterback, the owner and the future of the franchise
By Andrew Brandt
Open Field
It Wasn’t Supposed to End Like This
It Wasn’t Supposed to End Like This
Eliminated in Week 13? A year after leading Washington to a playoff berth, RG3 has looked little like the dynamic multiple threat who would turn a franchise around. Is it just a sophomore slump, or something more serious?
By Jenny Vrentas
On Further Review
Here Comes San Francisco
The Tuesday Mailbag
Tearing through feeble Washington on Monday night, the 49ers looked very much like the defending NFC champs and a club that could be hitting its stride at just the right time. Plus, mailbag questions, including one that will sour some in Seattle
By Peter King
The Throwback
JFK 50 Years Later: The NFL’s Darkest Weekend
The NFL’s Darkest Weekend
In November 1963, as a shocked nation mourned its assassinated president, the NFL proceeded with its full Sunday schedule. One result of this controversial decision was a brutal off-the-field fight that came close to taking a player’s life
The Throwback
Sammy Baugh, 1943: The Greatest Season?
Sammy Baugh, 1943: The Greatest Season?
That year, the bandy-legged Texan led the NFL in pass attempts, completions and percentage; in punting average; and in interceptions—made, not thrown. And on Nov. 14 against the Lions, he had arguably the greatest single-game performance in football history
Deep Dive
Thursday Night Preview: Washington at Minnesota
Thursday Night Preview: Washington at Minnesota
By Andy Benoit
Inner Game
Week 9: Decisive Moments
Week 9: Decisive Moments
The crucial plays that turned Dallas, Tennessee, Washington and Indianapolis into winners on Sunday ... and left Minnesota, St. Louis, San Diego and Houston shaking their heads in defeat
By Greg A. Bedard