The Lions' quarterback can make any throw from any angle, under pressure or on the run. But don't let the bullets he fires and that laid-back attitude fool you: This is no longer a mere gunslinger. Matthew Stafford has earned the NFL's biggest contract with a relentless commitment to improvement: The harder his job has gotten, the better he has played.
Looking back, this past year for the Steelers has been somewhat tumultuous—from Antonio Brown's locker room Facebook Live to Le'Veon Bell's holdout—but eight games into the season, Pittsburgh is emerging as one of the NFL's most feared offenses.
Texans owner Bob McNair pissed a lot of people off, but today's society is eager to be angry at the latest sound bite. We should dive further into actually seeing what he meant rather than instantly crushing him.
The University of North Carolina received no punishment from the NCAA stemming for an investigation of academic irregularities at the school. SI's Michael Rosenberg argues that it was the correct decision.