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
He’s still dancing, he’s still talking trash. But as training camp begins, Cam Newton is at a crossroads. The Panthers’ offense is evolving, moving away from the approach that won 15 games and made Newton NFL MVP just two seasons ago. Now, the quarterback’s future hinges on one question: Can Cam change?
His brother’s harrowing ordeal on 9/11 was the transformative moment that persuaded Robert Saleh, an Arab-American former D-II tight end, to chase his NFL coaching dream, a path he pursued from the lowest levels to the defensive coordinator job in San Francisco
From tough-guy captain of the Dolphins’ perfect team to driven force behind the nation’s premier spinal-cord research program, Nick Buoniconti was always in charge, always on top. Now, as his body and mind succumb to the ravages of football, he and his loved ones are left angry, confused and grasping to understand