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  1. The Quiet Genius

    Michael Weinreb

    Out on the dangling elbow of the Oregon coast, in a port town set against the Coos River, a teacher named Bruce Bryant sometimes points to a photograph affixed to a bulletin board in his classroom. "Hey," he'll ask his s...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  2. Cary Williams vs. the World

    Andrew Sharp

    You may have heard about this earlier in the week, but Eagles cornerback Cary Williams thinks the team is practicing too much. He said as much after the Eagles survived the Redskins to go 3-0: "It's just tough, man. We have to start taking ...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  3. The Influencer

    Chris B. Brown

    When the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly away from Oregon in January 2013, they thought they were getting a coach who'd field an innovative offense run at a madcap pace. What they probably didn't realize, and what the rest of the leag...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  4. NFL Heroes: All the Humans (and Machines) That Make Football Grea...

    Andrew Sharp

    It's August. Hard Knocks came back last week. Preseason football is happening almost every night now. It's time. Slap on some eye black and start mainlining over-the-counter adrenaline boosters that probably shouldn't be...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  5. Your Daily Dose of Chip Kelly Inspiration

    Grantland Staff

    Be your best self. Also, read about Chip Kelly going hammer on the NFL draft over at The MMBQ....

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  6. Where Could Andre Johnson Land?

    Riley McAtee

    Andre Johnson is known around the league as an anti-diva, a soft-spoken player who does his job, does it well, and doesn't find the need to gloat or cause problems. Which is why the recent wedge - which is quickly widenin...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  7. Brandon Marshall on ‘The View’ and Chip Kelly, Footba...

    Robert Mays

    A quick look at some of the NFL news from the past week. There are about a dozen reasons Brandon Marshall signing a contract on The View was weird. First, it was a reminder that EGOTer Whoopi Goldberg and Jenny McCarthy share the...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  8. Big Guys, Levers, and Weapons: The Rise of the Themed Draft

    Robert Mays

    Draft grades are typically handed out using a rubric based on some combination of value and need. How well teams managed to balance those two factors is usually the first thing we use to decide if a draft is a success or a failure. The Rams were appl...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  9. Grantland's Athletes of the Year

    Grantland Staff

    Grantland's writers on their favorite athletes of the year. Cristiano Ronaldo Brian Phillips: As of this writing, Cristiano Ronaldo has, between Facebook and Twitter, 90,992,874 followers. That's more than three times as many as LeBron James. It'...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  10. Thank You for Not Coaching, Week 15

    Bill Barnwell

    This week's Thank You for Not Coaching seems to revolve around team and context, which are absolutely critical in decision-making. I can't stress that enough. It isn't right to go for it on every single fourth-and-short or to try to win the game at e...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  11. All-22 All-Stars: Fletcher Cox, the Eagles' Budding Superstar

    Robert Mays

    As long as Chip Kelly is around, the Philadelphia Eagles will be defined by offense. When Michael Vick and LeSean McCoy came out playing at warp speed on Monday Night Football in Week 1, we were in. There was a lull in the middle of the season, but w...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  12. Grantland NFL Podcast: Seattle's Big Win, Awards Season, and the ...

    Grantland Network

    Mays and Barnwell try to figure out who can beat Seattle at home and how the top of the 2014 draft will shake out in Wednesday's NFL podcast. You can listen to this podcast on the ESPN Podcenter here, or subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast n...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  13. Fly, Eagle, Fly: Nick Foles Is for Real

    Robert Mays

    For every football player, the helmet does a little something different. It turns some, like LaDainian Tomlinson, into superheroes. It felt like LT was from the future in part because he looked like he was. For others, it seems almost obligatory. I'm...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  14. Hostage Situations: Meet the NFL Players Who Deserve to Be Set Fr...

    Andrew Sharp

    We're halfway through another NFL season, and this week the trade deadline came and went without any big news, because this is pro football. The only trade that happened involved some guy named Isaac Sopoaga. NFL teams never shake things up at the tr...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  15. #HotSportsTakes: Chip Kelly Owes the National Football League an ...

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about Chip Kelly and the oldest story in the world. PHILADELPHIA — Just once, wouldn't it be nice to get an apology from one of these college ...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  16. Thank You for Not Coaching, Week 7

    Bill Barnwell

    Thank You for Not Coaching is celebrating a lot of very reasonable decisions by coaches this week! Sure, there's still the occasional questionable call that we'll get to at the very end, but the bad coaching choices this week were mostly good process...

    Blog | October 22, 2013