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  1. Brady, Belichick, and Great Balls of Fire: A Front-Row Seat for t...

    Charles P. Pierce

    Because we are a nation of infantilized yahoos, I am able to present to you, verbatim, the second question posed to Tom Brady on Thursday, as he stood behind a lectern to discuss the tempest in a protective cup known as Ballghazi. I...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  2. That Championship Mailbag: 2015 Edition

    Bill Simmons

    If you missed my Friday piece about the Brady-Manning rivalry and the hidden meaning of last Saturday's dramatic Patriots win, CLICK HERE. Before my Round 3 picks, let's tackle actual emails from actual readers. Q: How would Pe...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  3. The 15th Round

    Bill Simmons

    "Wait a second, what's this? Manning's corner is throwing in the towel for the 15th round! The referee is stopping the fight!!! It's ov-ah! It's ov-ah!!!!! The winner and eternal best QB of h...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  4. ‘The Grantland NFL Podcast’: Peyton Manning’s F...

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays wonder about Peyton Manning's future and recap the rest of the playoff action on today's Grantland NFL Podcast. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes&...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  5. NFL Divisional-Round Winners and Losers: Andrew Luck’s Rise...

    Robert Mays

    The Colts For most of the members of the Colts, the feeling was so fresh, they couldn't manage words. As they left the field and spilled down the tunnel at Mile High, some whooped. Some hugged. Chuck Pagano - wearing a smile th...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  6. The Year in Holy S#!t: Aaron Rodgers Breaks Football

    Robert Mays

    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. The throw isn't all that different from co...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  7. Who Is the Ultimate Backyard Quarterback?

    Robert Mays

    During the afternoon slate of games on Sunday, I threw out a question. While I had some names in mind, I was curious and purposefully didn't set any criteria, because that's a significant part of the answer. Do you...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  8. 'The Grantland NFL Podcast': Peyton Manning, Johnny Man...

    Robert Mays and Bill Barnwell

    Is Peyton Manning hurt? Is Money Manziel broke? And are the Cowboys for real? Monday's recap gets to the important questions emanating from Week 15. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes&...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  9. Mile High Protection Issues: Is Denver’s Offensive Line Up ...

    Robert Mays

    We're still at a point when any criticism of the Denver Broncos offense is nit-picking. Peyton Manning's crew may have capped off last season with an epic flameout, but last year's regular season&nbs...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  10. The Grantland NFL Podcast: Week 11 Recap

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    From the darkness of Eli Manning's five interceptions to the light of Aaron Rodgers's otherworldly game in Green Bay, there's a lot to say about Week 11. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  11. NFL Week 11 Winners and Losers: Packers Set the Pace, Watt Does a...

    Robert Mays

    The Packers Just inside the Packers locker room, off to the right in an adjacent equipment room, a wooden carving of the season's defining word sits on a shelf in plain view. "It was a gift," a smiling Aaron Rodgers s...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  12. 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
  13. Denver’s Unsolvable Defense Puts It in a League of Its Own

    Robert Mays

    We've known the names for seven months, but all lined up -- nameplate after nameplate in the Broncos' locker room -- it's still something to see. DeMarcus Ware gets dressed next to Terrance Knighton. T.J. Ward sits a cou...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  14. NFL Week 7 Winners and Losers: Peyton, Trick Punt Plays, and Enda...

    Robert Mays

    Peyton Manning Peyton Manning wanted this thing over quickly. He went 5-of-5 on Denver's first drive en route to touchdown no. 507, and it never really slowed down from there. It's fitting that on the day he broke the career pa...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  15. And the Gambling Gods Wept: A Visit to the Meadowlands for Bronco...

    Charles P. Pierce

    I admit it. I came down just to see triple digits. I got on a train before dawn, saw the sun come up over the sounds - both Long and Block Islands' - and watched the autumn colors catch the newborn sunshine, from Massachusetts...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  16. NFL Week 3 Winners and Losers: The Eli Manning Revival, the Washi...

    Robert Mays

    Bengals Three games in, the most impressive team in football resides in Cincinnati. It's not just that the Bengals are sitting at 3-0, and alone atop the AFC. It's that they've had no trouble doing it. A week after co...

    Blog | September 22, 2014