He staked out Parcells in a donut shop, kicked back with Favre and Manning and countless others, and created a distinctive presence that became appointment NFL reading. As Peter King moves on from SI after 29 years, football’s biggest stars and his journalism colleagues reflect on his impact on the game, the profession and their lives
49ers icon Dwight Clark passed away Monday at age 61 after battling ALS. On a late April weekend, old teammates and friends gathered at Eddie DeBartolo’s Montana ranch to share memories and laughs, and to toast the iconic Niners wideout and Super Bowl champion. No one would say it was a farewell ...
Four years after the Titans made him the eighth pick in the 2011 draft, Jake Locker quit the game and told his agent not to listen to any offers to return. It wasn’t his spotty performances or the recurring injuries that ended his desire to play—it was the growing realization that he wanted something else in life
A little more than 35 years ago, Bill Belichick was introduced to Nick Saban over dinner at the home of Belichick’s parents. How the two coaches—and their friendship—evolved as they conquered the highest levels of football
At his lowest point, 2013 third overall Dion Jordan pick was ‘a f------ wreck ... literally near death.’ Battling hard against drug and alcohol addiction and a troubled personal history, he’s made an unlikely, and cautiously hopeful, return to the NFL
Nothing warms the curmudgeonly coach’s heart more than an opportunity to wax poetic about his true love: special teams play. A look back on a decade-plus of Belichick press conferences for the coach’s greatest insights on just what makes special teams so special
It’s been seven months since the Super Bowl slipped away from the Falcons, fitting with the franchise’s penchant for fleeting success. As a state-of-the-art home opens in a revitalized city on Sunday night, the team’s brass is pleading with fans and anyone else who might be listening: This time will be different