Maybe his wife is mistaken, or maybe the Patriots kept it under wraps, but if the NFL’s biggest star was unwilling to self-report symptoms it’s a much bigger issue for the league. Plus, the good and the bad of the Eagles signing Blount, and a sneaky good roster in L.A.
In the first of a night full of surprises, Chicago traded three extra picks to move upone spot in the first round and select North Carolina’s Mitchell Trubisky second overall. The move set off an unexpected run on QBs in what had been considered a cloudy class
Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley is being investigated by Cleveland police for an alleged rape, which he denies. It’s the latest in a string of serious stories (La’el Collins, Laremy Tunsil) that have overshadowed the NFL’s extravaganza in recent years
As funny money season begins, here‘s a peek into how the Patriots build their team, with the Dwayne Allen trade the latest example. Plus items on Kenny Stills staying in Miami, the Brandon Marshall-Giants deal and more
How the Patriots’ (stated) desire to keep their back-up QB will affect the rest of the quarterback market as needy teams begin to assess their options. Plus, Dirk Koetter speaks out of Jameis Winston’s latest controversy, a GM opposes the combine’s stance on banning certain prospects, and more from the combine
To Bill Belichick, “Johnny Foxborough” is the the anonymous high school quarterback down the street who can replace Tom Brady in a moment’s notice. But it turns out the actual high school QB down the street has his own story worth telling
On the wrong end of so many Super Bowl miracle catches, the Patriots finally got one of their own—Julian Edelman’s mind-boggling fourth-quarter reception that helped New England pull off a comeback for the ages
At Philly’s venerable Penn Charter, they remember Matt Ryan as a low-key, egalitarian leader for whom a team win, not stats or stature, was the priority. The Falcons QB has carried that ethos all the way to Super Bowl 51