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Recent articles by Mark:

Rob Gronkowski’s exit could hasten the end of the Patriots’ dynasty… if he stays retired

It can’t last forever for the Patriots. But will Gronkowski stay away rather than returning for the games that matter most? → Read More

NFL coaches express frustration with competition committee over replay

“It was, ‘Why can’t we get this done?’ ” one coach said. → Read More

Browns excitement is a thing. But team ‘has got to perform,’ says owner.

Jimmy Haslam says he hopes Cleveland’s fans are about to be rewarded for their loyalty. → Read More

Packers-Bears will be the NFL’s season-opening game

League breaks from recent tradition of having the defending Super Bowl champ host the Thursday night opener. → Read More

Patriots owner Robert Kraft in attendance as NFL begins annual meetings

No decision imminent on potential league discipline of Kraft. → Read More

Rob Gronkowski announces his retirement from the NFL at 29

The tight end was a four-time all-pro and five-time Pro Bowl pick. → Read More

Yes, the Broncos’ fourth-and-15 proposal actually has a chance to pass

The proposed rule change would give a team the option to try to convert a fourth-and-15 play rather than attempting to recover an onside kick late in a game. → Read More

‘Replay is difficult’ for the NFL. Will that keep it from fixing future Rams-Saints debacles?

The proposal by the league's rule-makers would not have fixed the missed call in the NFC title game. But owners get the final say. → Read More

Robert Kraft says he’s ‘truly sorry’

The Patriots owner apologized Saturday in a statement, his first public comments about prostitution-related charges he faces in Florida. → Read More

NFL rule-makers working on proposal to expand instant replay, but with limitations

Deliberations are ongoing, but current proposal wouldn't address exact scenario from NFC title game. → Read More

NFL suspends Browns running back Kareem Hunt for eight games

The 23-year old was cut by the Chiefs last year after video surfaced of him kicking and shoving a woman. → Read More

Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill reportedly involved in investigation of alleged battery

Kansas City's star wide receiver is involved in an investigation about a battery incident that lists a juvenile as the victim, per a police report from the Overland Park (Kan.) Police Department. → Read More

After Odell Beckham Jr. trade, a Giant sense of confusion reigns in New York

After this deal, what are the Giants doing? It's not easy to tell. → Read More

2019 NFL free agency: Early winners and losers

There has been plenty of activity and the free agent market hasn’t even officially opened. → Read More

Browns agree to trade for Giants superstar Odell Beckham Jr. in a blockbuster deal

Cleveland will send a first-round pick, third-round pick and safety Jabrill Peppers to New York. → Read More

Steelers agree to trade Antonio Brown to Raiders for two draft picks

Pittsburgh will send the all-pro wide receiver to Oakland for third- and fifth-round selections, after his relationship with the team became frayed. → Read More

NFL teams will consider proposal that would provide alternative to onside kicks

Broncos proposal would give teams the option of, once per game during the fourth quarter, trying to retain possession by converting a fourth-and-15 play from the 35-yard line. → Read More

The NFL’s QB market isn’t as strong as last year’s, but does feature several big names

Case Keenum and Joe Flacco have already been dealt, but there are still potential moves to be made involving Nick Foles, Ryan Tannehill, Derek Carr and others. → Read More

Sean McVay says Super Bowl was a ‘great experience’ for the Rams, despite result

The NFC champs must try to bounce back from the ugly defeat to the Patriots. → Read More

Concussions were down this past season on NFL kickoffs

The rule changes made by the league last offseason had the intended effect. → Read More