Right now, the Ravens trading Joe Flacco to the Broncos appears to be beneficial for both sides—Baltimore gives the QB a graceful exit and the Broncos gain flexibility under center. Also, notes on Antonio Brown and Odell Beckham Jr. making news with their tweets, and answering your mail.
At the midseason point, we polled general managers, personnel executives and pro scouting directors from around the league to get their votes for MVP, Rookies of the Year, Coach of the Year and more. Plus, why you should keep an eye on Dez Bryant and Malcolm Butler, and mailbag questions on Gronk’s struggles, the Texans’ success, Jason Garrett’s future and the best city for a hypothetical expansion franchise
First things first—Cowboys COO Stephen Jones maintains that Jason Garrett and the rest of the staff are not coaching for their jobs. But the 2–3 Cowboys face a crossroads with their conservative offense, and there are four obvious areas that need improvement. Also, other pro players with crucial games this weekend, a spotlight on two college players and answering your mail.