The team shower is a place of celebration, fellowship and naked dance-offs. What it's not? A place hostile to Michael Sam.
David Fleming examines the rebranding of Johnny Manziel through the prism of Instagram.
Think the DBs are worried about pass interference penalties on Super Sunday? Think again, David Fleming writes in ESPN The Magazine. Harassing Peyton Manning's receivers is key to a Seattle victory.
Flem File: The Super Bowl could turn on how the refs react to grabbing, shoving and flopping -- aka The Secret Dance of PI.
Flem File: Roger Goodell's proposal to permanently block PATs reeks of questionable timing and logic.
Flem File: Counting down Jim Harbaugh's top 10 greatest fits.
Flem File: Is it Peyton Manning's fault his teams have flamed out in the first round so often?
To help you pick your surrogate team, the Flem File has come up with a team-by-team Losers Rooting Guide to the NFL Playoffs.
Flem File: The NFC East's best battle is between Jerry Jones and Dan Snyder for the title of Worst NFL Owner.
We bring you the SHANNY scale, a perfect way for measuring every coach-quarterback relationship.
Flem File: Watching Vernon Davis writhing in pain following a below-the-belt tackle begs the question: Why don't NFL players wear cups?
Flem File: It's time to celebrate food, football and another year of questionable behavior with the 2013 Turkey of the Year Awards.
Flem File: The real heart and soul behind the Sean Payton-Drew Brees partnership is retired football coach J.R. Bishop.
How crazy is K.C. about the Chiefs? David Fleming investigates.
In ESPN The Magazine's QB Issue, David Fleming looks at the relationship between Saints quarterback Drew Brees and head coach Sean Payton, who, after a 7-9 season apart, have New Orleans back among the NFL's best.
Flem File: When the NFL game finally becomes extinct, historians will trace the demise back to Week 9, 2013.