The obvious question is whether or not the Saints' bounty program encouraged dirty play. Did it reward an intent to injure? The real question: How much does this hurt the NFL's image?
In between the not-very-memorable football, the Super Bowl was a four-hour blur of consumerism. This year, the whole thing felt like an intervention on behalf of an addiction to nostalgia.
Now that he's larger than life and stranger than fiction, the Tale of Tim Tebow will be passed down from generation to generation. It's what we do. It's what we've always done.
Did the NFL players make a statement of solidarity or a gesture of stupidity with their pregame actions? Jeff MacGregor and Jemele Hill debate the latest salvo in NFL labor relations.
The death of Jack Tatum last week is a reminder that football sometimes takes brutality beyond a means to an end.
Forget what you may have already read or heard on the subject. Here's a quick explanation of the NFL owners' core argument for a lockout, and the players' response.
Was Bill Belichick right to go for it against the Colts? Do clothes make the man? What would Jean-Paul Belmondo do? And which way is the wind blowing today?