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  1. The Year in Holy S#!t: Football Heaven in the NFC Championship Ga...

    Andrew Sharp

    This week, the Triangle will be looking back at the players, games, and moments that singed our eyebrows and blew our minds in 2014. Buckle your seat belts; it's the Year in Holy S#!t. It was the perfect football game. This was pure a...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  2. Week 14 Wrap-up: The Breaking Point

    Bill Barnwell

    It's all over for the San Francisco 49ers. Given their tenuous position in the NFC's playoff picture heading into Sunday, losing to anybody would have been bad. Losing to the crosstown-rival Oakland Raiders was even worse. Losing to them by...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  3. Cousin Sal’s Week 13 Prop Bets!

    Cousin Sal Iacono

    I had the opportunity to pass on my Week 13 NFL gambling blog post. The short week created a mad scramble by Grantland staffers to leave town. They deserve the break - especially from my nonsense - but t...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  4. The Quarterback Contract Question

    Bill Barnwell

    Where does your team quarterback's come from? Most likely, he comes from your team's selection during the NFL draft. Of the league's 32 starters, three were acquired by trade (Carson Palmer, Alex Smith, and Jay Cutler), six were v...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  5. A Tale of Two Halves: What Is Going On With the Niners?

    Bill Barnwell

    The San Francisco 49ers are a mess. During Jim Harbaugh's first three seasons as Niners head coach, his team was 22-0 with a lead of more than seven points at halftime. They've now blown such leads in consecutive weeks, having given up a 10...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  6. Need for Speed

    Bill Barnwell

    Speed kills. Al Davis might have said that about the NFL once, and it's hard to argue against him. Speed's the toughest thing to control and the most difficult skill to plan against as a defense. Think Colin Kaepernick running through the G...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  7. Five Thoughts on Colin Kaepernick's Massive Contract Extensi...

    Robert Mays

    1. WOW. Seriously?! 2. OK, everybody slow down. Claims that sports fans are smarter today than ever before are mostly right. When NFL contracts are announced, not a single informed person pays attention to that big number at the fr...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  8. About Last Night: Kings Strike First

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy remembering Don Zimmer as so much more than just the man who got thrown to the ground by Pedro Martinez in 2003, and also as the man who got thrown to the ground by Pedro Martinez in 2003, here are the top five stories you misse...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  9. #HotSportsTakes: While Russell Wilson Chases Dreams, Colin Kaeper...

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about two quarterbacks who share the same division, but might not be in the same class. PHOENIX-After a day in the hot Arizona s...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  10. About Last Weekend: A-Rod Won't Go Away

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finally finding out what this whole food truck craze is all about, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Alex Rodriguez's suspension for the use of performance enhancing drugs was reduced to 162 games by an indepen...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  11. Divisional Deja Vu: Five Lessons From the First Installments of T...

    Robert Mays

    Three of this weekend's divisional-round playoff games are matchups we've already seen at least once this season. We went back and watched the first installment of all three to see what lessons might be learned before getting to Round 2. 1. The Pa...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  12. NFL Divisional Round Pain and Gain

    Robert Mays

    Wild-card weekend was a nearly perfect weekend of football, and it's because what we got out of it is exactly what we hoped for. The first round of the NFL playoffs is supposed to be about craziness. We want 45-44 wins, and weird upsets, and Beast Mo...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  13. NFL Run & Shootaround: The Right Stuff

    Grantland Staff

    On any given Sunday (or Monday, or Thursday), your NFL Run & Shootaround crew will be gathered around multiple televisions, making inappropriate jokes and generally regressing to the mean. Catch up on all the NFL action right here. Liftoff (G...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  14. The 49ers Are Looking Like One Terrifying 6-Seed

    Robert Mays

    With Monday night's shellacking in the books, we now have a rough sketch of the NFC playoff picture. The Seahawks need something biblical to derail them from home-field advantage, Detroit's win over Green Bay (and the Bears' loss to the Vikings) give...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  15. About Last Night: King James's Productive Reign

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to figure out if the Xbox One is a prequel to the original Xbox, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: LeBron James scored an extraordinarily efficient 35 points on 14 shots as the Miami Heat beat the Phoenix S...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  16. Week 6 Fantasy Football Review: No, You Can't Un-Draft These Guys...

    Matt Borcas

    I don't know about you, but I often find fantasy football to be an endless well of disappointment. Injuries, surprise benchings, and Mike Shanahan tend to make this impossible to avoid. Metaphorically speaking, I sometimes feel like I'm just trying t...

    Blog | October 15, 2013