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  1. Knowshon Moreno and the Strange, Shifting Climate of the NFL Runn...

    Robert Mays

    It felt like the end for Knowshon Moreno. Only two years earlier, the Broncos had made the Georgia product the 15th overall pick, but as Moreno was helped off the field in November 2011, that status as a coveted prospected felt much further away. Alr...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  2. The Quarterback-less NFL MVP Rankings

    Robert Mays

    For someone who loves both giving awards and pro football, I should love the NFL MVP race. And maybe I would, if it weren't completely devoid of fun and/or intrigue. Bill Barnwell wrote about this in detail amid last year's uncharacteristically m...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  3. The Trenchie Awards: The Eagles' Offensive Line, Cam Wake's Destr...

    Robert Mays

    The John Hannah Award for Road Grading Philadelphia Eagles offensive line The numbers sit squarely in the shadow of Adrian Peterson now, but two years ago, LeSean McCoy had the best season of any running back in the league. He finished 2011 ranke...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  4. The All-22 All-Star Team: The Vikings' John Sullivan

    Robert Mays

    The NFL is a nearly perfect television product. But the way football is presented limits our ability to understand the game. On a 100-yard field populated by 22 men, a press-box camera fixated on the ball leaves us without a proper vantage point of t...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  5. 78-Day NFL Warning: Bow Down to Adrian Peterson

    Robert Mays

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you're in luck! We here at the Triangle are set to spend the next three months providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football's return. ...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  6. A Recap of the 2013 NFL Season, Based on Nothing But the Outrageo...

    Robert Mays

    Everyone remembers that feeling on the first day of school. Rolling up in that brand-new collared shirt and the impossibly clean shoes. Not thinking, but knowing that, yeah, this is going to be my year. There was something reassuring about seeing eve...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  7. 114-Day NFL Warning: Percy Harvin Is a Seahawk, Everybody

    Robert Mays

    OK, so I know what you're thinking: If you're going to start a countdown this far in advance (which is admittedly crazy), why not just wait to start on a round number? I'll tell you why — because Simmons is the boss, and he wasn't going to go a...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  8. Hey, Don't F*$% This Up: Phil Loadholt and the Minnesota Vikings'...

    Robert Mays

    With free agency and the draft process revving up, there are plenty of questions for every NFL team. But for most, there's one issue that trumps the rest. This is the first in a team-by-team look at the offseason tasks that just can't get botched. ...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  9. Adrian Peterson Has Surgery, Is Now Guaranteed 4,000-Yard Season

    Robert Mays

    Early this morning, the Minnesota Vikings released a seemingly blas&eacute statement not atypical for this stretch of the NFL calendar. "Adrian Peterson had a surgical procedure done today by Dr. William Meyers, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Mey...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  10. The Trenchie Awards Special Edition: Wild-Card Weekend's Best Mat...

    Robert Mays

    Because I'm a Bears fan, and because my friends and I made a blood pact to never again discuss what transpired in the NFL on Sunday afternoon, I decided that this week's Trenchie Awards would go a bit differently. There's really no sense in discussin...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  11. The Trenches NFL Podcast: Robert Mays and Ephraim Salaam

    Robert Mays

    Robert Mays and Ephraim Salaam discuss the end of the Bears season, how teams prepare for the playoffs, and the problem with Pro Bowl voting. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podca...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  12. The Trenches NFL Podcast: Robert Mays and Ephraim Salaam

    Robert Mays

    With Ephraim back in the studio this week, we talked Aldon Smith v. Von Miller, the tricks to keeping warm in cold-weather games, and what it's like to be released at the end of the season. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grant...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  13. Asking "What If" About the Career of Steven Jackson

    Robert Mays

    For Steven Jackson, everything about Sunday afternoon was fitting. With 1:47 left in the third quarter, and with his team trailing Minnesota 33-7, Jackson took a delayed first-down handoff and went for nine yards up the middle. With those nine, Jacks...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  14. The Trenches NFL Podcast: Robert Mays and Ephraim Salaam

    Robert Mays

    Robert Mays and Ephraim Salaam discuss player relationships in NFL locker rooms, saying good-bye to star players, and the best running backs of all time. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check o...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  15. The Trenchie Awards: The Vikings' O-Line and the Best Line Play F...

    Robert Mays

    In celebration of the NFL's release of the all-22 and end-zone film for the 2012 season, each week we'll be bringing you the best in offensive- and defensive-line play. For the winners of last week's Trenchies, click here. The John Hannah Award fo...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  16. The Huddle: If You Touch Him, You're Cut

    Robert Mays

    1. "No touching!" I don't have any sort of confirmation, but rumor has it this is the video Leslie Frazier showed in the defensive meeting room before today's practice. See, Adrian Peterson — eight months removed from tearing his ACL — i...

    Blog | August 15, 2012