CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

24 results for "new orleans saints"

Page of 1
  1. NFL Trade Value, Part 2

    Bill Barnwell

    On Monday, Grantland published Part 1 of the annual NFL Trade Value column. Click here to read the first installment as well as a breakdown of the rules and how the picks are made. 29. Duane Brown, LT, Houston 28. Tyron Smith, LT, Dallas...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. NFL Trade Value, Part 1

    Bill Barnwell

    The 2013 NFL season reminded us that efficiency kills. On the field, despite an arm that would have been laughed out of the combine, Peyton Manning and a near-unstoppable Broncos offense set virtually every passing record by marching their way down t...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. Bill Barnwell on the NFL playoffs

    Bill Barnwell

    Everything you need to know (and more) about Saints-Seahawks and Colts-Patriots.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  4. Thank You for Not Coaching, Week 14

    Bill Barnwell

    Sometimes it takes a really weird context to get coaches to be aggressive. I'm not going to be naming any of the myriad decisions to go for two from the Eagles-Lions snowstorm as candidates for good or bad calls in this week's Thank You for Not Coach...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  5. Bill Barnwell on how the Saints became dominant

    Bill Barnwell

    How the Saints turned a band of unwanted castoffs into an NFL success story.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  6. Thank You for Not Coaching: The Week in (Ahem) Curious Strategic ...

    Bill Barnwell

    Welcome to your new Thank You for Not Coaching Day. After finishing off the Monday-morning columns each week with TYFNC, it became popular enough that I'm moving it to Tuesdays and giving it some space to stretch out. Hopefully, that will mean more o...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  7. Avoiding Dumb Mistakes at the NFL Draft

    Bill Barnwell

    What do smart NFL teams do in and around draft day that naive, stupid teams don't do? They draft better players, of course, but it's not that simple. They don't "want it more" and will themselves into picking better players. The dregs of the league d...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  8. Is This Real? Can the Saints Make the Playoffs?

    Bill Barnwell

    For the Saints and their fans, a season that seemed dead on arrival after an 0-4 start has sprung back to life. New Orleans has gone on a 4-1 run since that dreadful start, highlighted by last Sunday's Mercury Morris–enabling win over the previ...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  9. Fourth-and-Short: Bears and Lions Play a Misdirection Game

    Bill Barnwell

    Having suggested that the Bears were the best team in football last Monday, I anxiously tuned in to Monday Night Football’s tilt between the Bears and Lions to see just how gruesome the effects of my (unintentional) reverse jinx would be upon C...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  10. The Saints' Woes Go Beyond Payton's Absence

    Bill Barnwell

    What's happened to the New Orleans Saints? Unquestionably the most disappointing team in football through four games, last year's 13-3 NFC South champions have become just the second 13-3 team in league history to start the year at 0-4, joining the 2...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  11. Here's the NFL Thing We Used to Call 'Fabs and Flops'

    Bill Barnwell

    On Tuesdays last year, we here at the Triangle brought you the most-named column in football, "The Fabulous and the Flops," in an attempt to reveal some of the numbers flying beneath the radar about each NFL game from the previous week. This year, we...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  12. Are We Sure That Bill Parcells Is the Right Guy for the Saints?

    Bill Barnwell

    While Sean Payton is appealing the year-long suspension that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell laid down as part of Bountygate, it seems unlikely that the appeals court — namely, Roger Goodell — will find any reason to significantly shorten ...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  13. Sean Payton's Suspension Wasn't About Bounties

    Bill Barnwell

    Let's be very clear about this. The New Orleans Saints are not reeling today because the defense chose to implement a bounty system designed to injure other quarterbacks. They are not reeling because some jilted informant told the league about their ...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  14. The Fabulous and the Flops of the Divisional Round

    Bill Barnwell

    With the Divisional Round of the playoffs in the books, it's time to take a look at some of the numbers and storylines from this week's games in "The Fabulous and the Flops." And while we could just make this simple and pick guys like Vernon Davis an...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  15. Bill Barnwell breaks down Saturday's New Orleans Saints-San Franc...

    Bill Barnwell

    Part 2 of our team-by-team breakdown of this weekend's NFL playoff action.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  16. The Fabulous and the Flops of Wild-Card Weekend

    Bill Barnwell

    While Monday's column focused on Tim Tebow and the weekend's confusing coaching decisions, there's a lot more to talk about. Players in each game came up big and small under the harsh glare of the bright postseason lights. Let's get past Tebowmania a...

    Blog | January 10, 2012