Drew Brees and Sean Payton have played together in New Orleans for 13 years now—and they’re long past the ‘finishing each other’s sentences’ phase. The two recall what it was like in the early days and what has gotten them to where they are today (hint: communication). Also, checking in on Ryan Tannehill in Miami, previewing the trade action that we may or may not see around cut-down day, a conversation with new head coach Mike Vrabel and much more.
After just one day at training camp, it's easy to see that Sean McVay and the Rams—now featuring Brandin Cooks, Marcus Peters and Ndamukong Suh, among other newcomers—are a very, very good football team.
After an injury-riddled rookie year, the seventh pick of the 2017 draft is showing signs of breaking out—and just in time as the Chargers look for a red-zone force. Plus, Derwin James tries to get up to speed, and rookies ready to step up in the run D
Cincinnati head coach Marvin Lewis cares about his players and he cares about winning, but there’s one thing he cares about most—winning it all. Lewis knows that his time as an NFL head coach is running out, so the pressure’s on for these Bengals.
Five years ago, Brian Gaine was envisioning a chance to work with Bill O’Brien one day. Now, it’s reality for the Texans’ first-year GM. So far, the duo is in sync, with a talented roster and high expectations in Houston. Plus, Jalen Ramsey and Doug Marrone’s culture in Jacksonville, Frank Reich’s designs for Andrew Luck, Darnold vs. Mayfield after one preseason game, and Lamar Jackson in 2018?
Washington’s Quinton Dunbar has successfully transitioned from undrafted wide receiver to starting No. 2 cornerback opposite of Josh Norman—and that’s worth celebrating. Plus, more on Alex Smith, Derrius Guice’s replacements and more.
Two years ago he was a promising rookie with a chance to become a cornerstone player in Washington. Then came the falling out, and a year marked by isolation and paranoia, mistrust and betrayal. Is Su’a Cravens a quitter or a victim? The answer depends on who—and what—you believe