Training camps have kicked off—for Chicago and Baltimore at least—and that's exactly where we're starting this week. The Bears have a new head coach who's embracing being open-minded this season, drawing from all levels of football to keep ahead of the game and figure out what's next. Plus much more in this week's MMQB.
The legendary Man in Black has coached just about everywhere. The mastermind of the stingiest defense in NFL history is still at it at age 76, obsessing over schemes and formations with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL.
It's Hollywood's ultimate celebrity marriage: the best and brightest star joining the league's glitziest franchise. With his latest seismic signing as a free agent, LeBron James gives the Lakers new life. But will he ever get the help he'll need to raise their 17th banner?
San Antonio clearly thinks the game differently than the rest of the league. The Spurs' decision to double down on midrange, however, could prove to be the genesis of a traffic jam rather than a revolutionary tactic.
JT Daniels—the nation's No. 1 quarterback prospect and incoming USC freshman—led the undefeated Monarchs to their first state title in 18 years while passing for over 4,000 yards and 52 touchdowns as a junior to make Gatorade Awards history.