Peter King

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On Randy Moss, Equality and Commencement Speeches

How the Vikings went from ‘the biggest mistake they ever made’ to now honoring their former mercurial receiver, with the help of an old friend. Plus more on NFL team leadership progress, a stunning Colin Kaepernick stat and the wise words heard at college graduation ceremonies this year

On Doug Williams and Washington’s Front Office

The team promoted the beloved former quarterback to a prominent role, but ultimate power remains elsewhere in the organization, as the Kirk Cousins situation suggests. Plus mail on Bob Stoops, Hank Jr. and more

The Beat Goes On

Bob McGinn has left the Packers beat after 38 years in the press box. But he’ll never lose his passion for football—or the right way to do the job

The Hunt for Carson Wentz and Father’s Day Books

After a roller-coaster rookie season, the Eagles quarterback still feels confident and ready to stalk his prey in Year 2. Plus our annual summer reading recommendations, notes on the news around the NFL and more

On the Ground in the U.K., NFL Passion Runs High

On a four-city tour of Britain this spring, the fans’ knowledge of and fervor for the American game was abundant. Logistics will remain a headache, but a permanent team in London seems increasingly likely

An NFL Memorial Day Medley

Here’s a holiday look on what’s happening around the league, including items on the Sherman-Seahawks situation, a fledgling flag football idea featuring Michael Vick, a Texan’s triumphant return to the field and more

Cortez Kennedy: The NFL Loses a Legend at Age 48

The Seahawks’ Hall of Fame defensive tackle passed away Tuesday and leaves a legacy that one heartbroken friend said ‘was never about Cortez the football player.’ Plus readers sound off on offseason power rankings

NFL Power Rankings, Pt. 1: Starting at the Bottom

With free agency and the draft in the rearview, here’s an early look at how the teams stack up heading into the 2017 season, beginning with Nos. 32-17. Plus notes on overtime changes, Tom Brady concussion talk and more

Kaepernick's Future; London Calling the League

A debate with Albert Breer on Kaepernicks' future and the reasons for his unemployment, and a look at the league's goals for London with Mark Waller, the NFL's VP of international development

Jermaine Eluemunor and the British Future of Football

The Ravens’ recent fifth-round draft pick epitomizes what the NFL is hoping to accomplish with games played abroad. Plus readers react to the Colin Kaepernick saga, Buffalo’s quarterback depth and much more

‘Colin Is Getting Ready as if He’s a Starting Quarterback’

Does Colin Kaepernick want to play football in 2017? There’s no doubt in the mind of the man training him five days a week. But to get an NFL team to make a move—and Seattle is showing real interest—it is time for Kaepernick himself to speak up

The Bills Begin ... Again

Buffalo hasn’t fielded a playoff team in 17 years, and its new brain trust of Sean McDermott and GM Brandon Beane has a plan to get back. Plus the perfect fit for Kaepernick, Blandino Pt. 2 and more

24 Hours … With John Lynch

The rookie GM is staring down a major rebuild with one of the NFL’s most prestigious franchises. And it started with the biggest day of the year, a GM’s Super Bowl: draft day

The NFL’s Brutal Past Could Cost the League its Future

The stories about broken ’72 Dolphins greats Nick Buoniconti and Jim Kiick are another reminder of the toll that football has taken—and will continue to take. Plus mail on Romo vs. Cutler, ESPN layoffs and more

Jay Cutler and the Odd Offseason of QB Movement

With the sullen ex-Bear heading to TV, it’s a good time to reset how nonsensical the situations under center have become. Plus more draft fallout, an NBA GM talks football and the sad state of a ’72 Dolphins star

The Post-Draft Mailbag

Revisiting the 49ers draft room and a couple under-the-radar personnel who played key roles. Plus reader questions on how the Browns fared, the Bears’ trade for Mitch Trubisky and the Patriots’ unconventional strategy

Ed Werder, Restricted Free Agent

A conversation with the former ESPN reporter about the uncertain future of sports journalism. 49ers CEO Jed York joins to review the 49ers draft

For Ed Werder and Many Others, an Uncertain Future

The longtime NFL reporter was among the casualties as ESPN laid off upwards of 100 staffers last week. Now, like many others in the business—or hoping to be—he ponders where sports journalism is headed