Robert Klemko

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A Second Chance for a First-Round Bust

Why getting traded to Detroit could salvage Greg Robinson’s career. Plus, the Dolphins get the vote out, Osweiler takes a veiled shot at his old coaches, and why Eddie Lacy’s weigh-in would be reality TV gold

Census of an NFL Roster

Just how diverse is a typical NFL locker room? We surveyed 51 members of the Denver Broncos on the subjects of class, race, religion, upbringing, politics and more

Robert Saleh: The Road from 9/11 to the 49ers

His brother’s harrowing ordeal on 9/11 was the transformative moment that persuaded Robert Saleh, an Arab-American former D-II tight end, to chase his NFL coaching dream, a path he pursued from the lowest levels to the defensive coordinator job in San Francisco

How Vance Joseph’s Worst Season Got Him the Job

After missing the playoffs last year, John Elway was looking for a head coach who could deal with adversity. That search ended with Joseph, four seasons after the he had the worst year of his football life

Draft Day With Myles Garrett

Walking across the stage in Philadelphia was not his style. Garrett spent draft day in his Texas hometown with family, best friends, old coaches, a couple of NFL legends and Guitar Hero. Then he got the call from Cleveland that he’d been waiting for

Dalvin Cook and the Stories Behind the Red Flags

The concerns NFL teams have with Cook’s off-the-field history can be traced back to his middle school days. Some of it is Cook’s doing, some of it the product of a hard upbringing, and some of it is from the imagination of a man set on sabotaging him

Fighting Back Against a Trumpian Twist

A right-wing blogger was, at best, intellectually dishonest with our reporting on the geopolitical drama behind the theft of Tom Brady’s jersey. We’d like to set the record straight

The NFL Can’t Outrun a Legacy of Abuse

Once again the league is paying for its slow reaction to a health crisis, this time the overuse of the painkiller Toradol. Meanwhile, the union shows no interest in taking on the NFL on a perceived conflict of interest among team doctors, setting the stage for the next medical crisis

Reuben Foster, Inside and Outside the Lines

His immense talent—the best linebacker of the Saban era at Alabama—is offset by a litany of off-the-field questions, underlined by his infamous dismissal from the combine two weeks ago. Now the question: Where and when will Foster come off the board on draft night?

Myles Garrett’s Combine: ‘He Looked Like Wolverine’

If there was any doubt that Myles Garrett was the draft's best prospect, there isn't now after the Texas A&M edge rusher put together a combine performance for the ages. Plus, why a QB will probably land in the top five (but not to the 49ers), and Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware gives an answer to remember

A Battle Between Agents Brews

Dwindling agent fees are at the center of a potential revolt among some of the NFL’s prominent player reps. Plus, John Lynch talks up DeShone Kizer, Jack Del Rio on Derek Carr and Ron Rivera’s troubleshooting with Cam Newton, among the notes from the combine

Raiders Fans Deserve Better

Facing an uncertain future, Raiders executives aren’t saying anything about—or trying to fix—the problems they created in Vegas

The Super Bowl, Vegas-Style

We spent Super Bowl Sunday with the head of the biggest sports book in Vegas—where lots of people lost money because there was no safety, Gostkowski’s extra-point miss was big, and the Patriots’ comeback turned everything upside-down