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  1. Week 9 NFL Viewing Guide: Robert Quinn, Mario Williams, and the W...

    Robert Mays

    Line Play Nerdery of the Week Robert Quinn, DE, Rams vs. Michael Roos, OT, Titans Sunday, 1 p.m. ET If there were fans who still didn't know about Quinn before Monday night, I'm guessing they do now. The Rams don't get many national stages these...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  2. The Trenchie Awards: Dwight Freeney Spins, Dontari Poe Swims, and...

    Robert Mays

    Almost without exception, there's one thing you can count on from every NFL rookie — at some point, each of them will be completely, hilariously embarrassed. This isn't really their fault. Even the highly drafted, quickly effective brand of fir...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  3. 2013 Free-Agent Book: Reggie Bush

    Bill Barnwell

    An introduction: Last year, I put together free-agent books from the perspective of a player agent for four different players, starting with Mike Wallace before moving on to Matt Flynn, Mario Williams, and Arian Foster. This year, I'll be doing the s...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  4. The Trenches Podcast: Robert Mays and Ephraim Salaam

    Robert Mays

    Ephraim Salaam and Robert Mays discuss the head-coaching issues in the NFL, the merits of DirecTV's football package, and the one trade that should happen before today's deadline. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network ...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  5. The Inaugural Trenchie Awards: The Best (and Worst) From the Offe...

    Robert Mays

    There are those defining moments in life that are so memorable that we can't help but recall where we were when they happened — my first kiss (Michelle Poirier, back of the bus, fifth grade), my first viewing of There Will Be Blood (Cineplex in...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  6. Free Agency Day 3: Did The Bills Overpay Mario Williams?

    Bill Barnwell

    As it turns out, Buffalo was more than a leverage stop for Mario Williams. We expected Williams to use an offer from the Bills, an organization that hasn't won a playoff game since 1995, to get a similarly sized deal from a more prominent team. Inste...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  7. Free Agency Day 2: Catch Me If You Can

    Bill Barnwell

    When teams overpay to acquire marginal talent in free agency and the decision takes some criticism, that team's fans usually respond with a fair-but-flawed argument: "We sucked at that position last year and we desperately need to improve there, so i...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  8. About Last Night: Obama the Heel

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. President Barack Obama picked his official March Madness bracket, putting Kentucky, Ohio State, North Carolina, and Missouri in the Final Four, with the ...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  9. Free Agency Day 1: The Insightful and the Incoherent

    Bill Barnwell

    On Tuesday morning, word around the NFL was that the Bears were basically formalities away from locking up Vincent Jackson and Mario Williams. By 5 p.m., the Bears had acquired Brandon Marshall, but the Bills were now going to host Robert Meachem and...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  10. Who Is This Year's [Insert Free Agent Here]?

    Bill Barnwell

    Although it might not seem like it right now, there actually will be more to free agency than Peyton Manning. While the talent pool isn't quite as deep as the group that hit the market last year, in Mario Williams, it has a franchise player that migh...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  11. Free Agent Hype Chronicles: The Other Side

    Bill Barnwell

    When I put together this week's series of articles on pending free agents written from the perspective of a free agent "book," the intent was to make the argument for a player in a way that highlighted his strengths while downplaying or even ignoring...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  12. Free Agent Hype Chronicles: Mario Williams

    Bill Barnwell

    Disclaimer: This article is part of my series on free agency from the perspective of the agent, where I prepare Scott Boras-esque "books" that detail where each player stands in the marketplace and why he deserves as much of your team's money as poss...

    Blog | February 29, 2012