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Jones writes about the NFL and college football. Follow him on Twitter @kaelenjones.

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The Future of NFL Defenses Lies in a Lime-Green Dot

Recently a few teams have shifted the responsibility of on-field headset communication from linebackers to defensive backs—a shift in thinking that could be just as impactful as putting headsets into helmets in the first place

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What’s the Value of the NFL Combine?

Last year, the combine was canceled—and NFL draft season rolled on virtually unchanged. This year, players nearly boycotted the event. Yet many in Indianapolis this week see importance in the annual convention.

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What We Learned From the Combine

The hosts discuss Kirk Cousins, Kyler Murray, Carson Wentz, and what the offseason quarterback carousel could look like

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The Rams’ Long-Laid Plans Have Finally Come to Fruition

For years, Los Angeles has had the most aggressive team-building strategy in the league. Despite some close calls on Sunday, that plan delivered a Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl LVI.

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‘The Ringer NFL Show’ on Radio Row at Super Bowl LVI

Your favorite hosts interview NFL players and luminaries before the Super Bowl

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Super Bowl LVI Preview

Benjamin, Kaelen, and Steven discuss, dissect, and share their picks for Super Bowl LVI

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The Southeast Ohio Community That Molded Joe Burrow

The Bengals star quarterback has won a national championship and a Heisman trophy and has his eyes set on the Super Bowl. The people who knew him growing up know how it happened: "Nobody instills confidence in somebody—in a whole entire team—like Joe does."

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The Rams’ Other Guys Are the Key to the Team’s Super Bowl Run

No one makes fewer draft picks than L.A.—but no one gets more success out of their homegrown talent, either. While the stars get the spotlight, the rest of the roster is just as important for the team’s success.

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How Raheem Morris Has Kept the Rams Defense on Track

Los Angeles is on its third defensive coordinator in as many seasons. But despite that constant turnover—and some key injuries in 2021—the Rams have maintained their elite performance.

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Brian Flores’s Lawsuit Has Brought the NFL’s Black Coaching Crisis to Its Boiling Point

Flores’s lawsuit does more than just pull back the curtain on his experiences with racial discrimination in the league. It provides a damning portrait of a culture that has systematically failed Black coaches and executives. What happens next will speak volumes.