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  1. The Sports Guy’s Week 16 Picks

    Bill Simmons

    If you missed my Friday column trying to figure out the exact moment when God started hating Cleveland (and whether He actually does hate Cleveland), click here. And now, the Week 16 picks ... (Home teams in caps.) JAGS (-4) over Ti...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  2. 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
  3. The NFL Buddy System: How One Team Helps Another Make the Playoff...

    Bill Barnwell

    The final two weeks of the NFL season make for strange bedfellows. We're at the point at which every team that still has competitive football to play has a pretty clear path to either improving its playoff stock or ensuring that it gets to Janua...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  4. The Week 15 NFL Picks

    Bill Simmons

    We split Friday's column into two parts. If you missed my piece about Chainsaw Dan Snyder and the Deadskins, click here. Here are the Week 15 picks. (HOME TEAMS IN CAPS) RAMS (-5.5) over Cards I stand by this now-ridiculous pick. The...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  5. Seeding the NFL Playoffs, NCAA-Style

    Bill Barnwell

    I have to admit I'm a little jealous of college football right now. While the NFL still has three weeks to go before we can finally figure out who will suit up in January, the various deliberations and tribulations surrounding the announcement o...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  6. ‘B.S. Report’: Cousin Sal

    Bill Simmons

    Cousin Sal and Bill Simmons cover the Patriots' win over the Chargers, ask if J.J. Watt is MVP material, and guess the Week 15 lines. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes and check out our podcasts page....

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  7. NFL Week 14 Winners and Losers: Jeff Fisher Trolls, Seattle Retur...

    Robert Mays

    Jeff Fisher The Rams' run over the past month has probably saved his job, but Fisher's best coaching move yesterday came before the ball was even kicked off. St. Louis sent out six very specific captains against Wa...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  8. The Week 14 Mailbag

    Bill Simmons

    Two quick plugs, because it's officially the holiday season and I will NEVER catch you in a more charitable mood. Did you know that we released a 30 for 30 fifth-anniversary holiday gift set that includes five Blu-rays and 100 documentaries...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  9. The Grantland NFL Podcast: Packers-Patriots and the Rest of Week ...

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    Mays and Barnwell break down the instant Packers-Patriots classic before getting to the rest of Week 13. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here and the Grantland NFL Po...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  10. B.S. Report: Cousin Sal

    Bill Simmons

    Cousin Sal and Bill Simmons cover the Patriots loss and the Walking Dead finale before guessing the Week 14 lines. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes and check out our podcasts page...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  11. Week 13 Wrap-up: A February Preview?

    Bill Barnwell

    If Sunday's game between the Packers and the Patriots was actually a preview of the Super Bowl, we've got a very exciting game on tap in February. Green Bay's 26-21 victory over New England was a rare bird, a game in which the Packers ...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  12. The Week 13 Mailbag: Giving Thanks, Making Picks

    Bill Simmons

    On Sunday night, I thought I had a foolproof plan: Watch Survivor Series with my son, record the Giants-Cowboys game on DVR, then rip through the second half of football after wrestling ended. Of course, I never expected to miss the most randomly thr...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  13. Circling the Calendar: Your Guide to Cherry-Picking the Rest of t...

    Bill Barnwell

    The byes are finally over. Every NFL team has played 11 games, leaving five contests per team to go. That's 80 more NFL games over the next five weeks, likely ending with a Detroit-Green Bay game deciding the NFC North in Week 17. While th...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  14. NFL Week 12 Winners and Losers: New England’s Chameleons, C...

    Robert Mays

    The Patriots Offense Of all the reasons New England's offense stays among the best in football - Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, dark magic - its ability to shape-shift may be the most important. A week ago, New England ha...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  15. Welcome to the Week 12 Thunderdome

    Bill Simmons

    When your mailbag question inspires me to email multiple friends and colleagues asking for their answers, then congratulations -- you've completed the Mailbag Video Game. There's no parting prize other than my eternal respect. A reader acc...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  16. B.S. Report: Guessing the Week 12 Lines With Cousin Sal

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal, who are excited about the New England Patriots, guess the NFL lines for Week 12. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes and check out our podcasts page. ...

    Blog | November 18, 2014