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The Shared Vision That Saved the Atlanta Falcons

When Dan Quinn was hired to coach the Falcons, many assumed that GM Thomas Dimitroff wasn’t long for his job. But the men formed a rare bond under difficult circumstances to make Atlanta a contender again

The New England Patriots’ Unspoken Mission

In Bill Belichick’s world, players spout platitudes about playing hard and being a good teammate. But deep down, they want Tom Brady to have his podium moment with the Lombardi Trophy and Roger Goodell

From Summer School to the Super Bowl for Brady, Ryan

Matt Ryan and Tom Brady didn’t get to Houston by accident. Here’s the story of how offseason work with a couple baseball pitchers benefited both QBs. Plus items on Dan Quinn, the Indy mess and six draft storylines

Colts Moves: Is There a Role for Peyton Manning?

Jim Irsay’s firing of Ryan Grigson as GM in Indy opens the door for Peyton Manning to take a position of authority with the franchise—and it would seem to be an ideal reunion. But does the Colts icon want the job?

Pats Fans: Why So Angry?

Two years later, New England fans still can’t let go of Deflategate. We went into the seething heart of Patriot country to find out why anger at Roger Goodell and his punishment of Tom Brady burns as hot as ever

How the Four Championship Game Teams Were Built

The commonality among the Packers, Falcons, Patriots and Steelers is obvious. But look past their elite quarterbacks, and other trends emerge. Plus more on drafting RBs, a defensive evolution and the next Belichick

Chargers Reluctantly Ready to Relocate to Los Angeles

The clock ran out, so with no other viable alternatives, the Chargers are expected to head north and join the Rams in L.A. Here’s a look inside the decision. Plus notes on two new coaches, the Patriots’ health and more

Jaguars Keep Marrone, and Keep Believing in Bortles

By retaining Doug Marrone and David Caldwell, along with bringing in Tom Coughlin, the Jaguars have made their intentions clear: They want to salvage their beleaguered young QB. Plus, updates on the NFL’s other coaching searches

How Green Bay Became the Team No One Wants to Play

At 4-6, the Packers were at a crossroads. Here is how a coach’s emphasis on work ethic paid off and resulted in a six-game streak heading into the playoffs. Plus a cardio tip from Ben Roethlisberger, the best coaching job available right now and five players to watch during wild-card weekend

NFL Black Monday: What to Expect as the Carousel Spins

Three teams already have sideline vacancies. Who’s next? Here’s a primer on what to watch for as Week 17 concludes, including a separation in San Diego, postseason or bust in Detroit and a potential rare coaching trade

A Return to Respectability

With Washington on the verge of its second straight playoff berth, here’s a look at why the franchise’s roller-coaster past is over. Plus notes on how the Bills fell apart, Oakland’s confidence in Matt McGloin and much more

The Right Combination: Matt Ryan and Alex Mack

Falcons signed veteran center Alex Mack in the offseason to bring the best out of quarterback Matt Ryan. The two dissect the "good thing going" in their first year paired together in Atlanta

An NFL Viewpoint on College Players Skipping Bowl Games

NFLPA president Eric Winston applauds the moves by Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey as smart financial decisions. A look at that trend plus items on Tom Brady, the Jags’ vacancy and Week 16 players to watch