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.
John Dorsey, who drafted Kareem Hunt in Kansas City, is bringing him to Cleveland—but is the RB worth the many negatives? Also, Eric Reid earned his three-year, $22 million extension from the Panthers, whether or not Jason and Devin McCourty are considering retirement anytime soon and more NFL updates.
Devin and Jason McCourty sit down with The MMQB to watch tape from Super Bowl LIII and share lessons and analysis from the Patriots’ sixth title in 18 seasons—everything from how a play unfolded to the irreplaceable role that backup QB Brian Hoyer plays in their team. Also, why special teams coaches don’t get more head-coaching job attention, some Sean McVay takeaways, thoughts on the AAF and more.
It’s not getting any easier for New England, which is why the grinding Super Bowl LIII victory—built on mental toughness and brilliant coaching adjustments—is all the more admirable: Over nearly two decades, this team has won in every way imaginable. Plus: What's next for the Rams and Pats, the major rules changes that may be in the works, a review of the Hall of Fame class of 2019, storylines for the draft and much more as we close the book on another season, and look ahead to 2019.
The Patriots owner knows he won’t have his legendary quarterback/coach duo forever. That’s why, at the end of a relatively trying season, he’s enjoying this Super Bowl run just a little more. Plus, news and notes for Super Bowl Sunday.
The character and style of the two contenders in Atlanta, in the opinion of one NFL playoff coach who faced them both this year, embodies the state of play in the NFL in 2018—and Matt Nagy details how New England and L.A. will match up on Sunday. Plus, how the Rams’ run is pumping up the L.A. market, the big issues for the runner-up Saints and Chiefs, major movers during Senior Bowl week, and the latest on coaching moves—and that non-call.