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  1. 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
  2. NFL Deep Cuts: Obscure Players Get Their Shot

    Bill Barnwell

    As we near the halfway point of the 2013 NFL season, the teams and lineups we expected to see trotted out on the field this season are now shells of their former selves. The Falcons are already down seven starters from the guys they would have expect...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  3. Darrelle Revis (and His Leverage) Finally Exits New York

    Bill Barnwell

    "Did they get a fair price for Rickey Henderson? It's kind of like if you're an art collector and you have the Mona Lisa, what's a fair price for it? The idea in building a championship team is to acquire players like Rickey Henderson. It's a sad day...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  4. Pink Slips Abound on Black Monday in the NFL

    Bill Barnwell

    Black Monday delivered. The first morning of the offseason for 20 of the league's 32 teams brought a stunning wave of pink slips, as more than half of those 20 teams responded to their disappointing campaigns by firing at least one prominent member o...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  5. It's Time for a Jets Intervention

    Bill Barnwell

    NFL teams don't often get the chance to rebuild on their own terms. In most cases, they're the last people to find out that it's time. A team that can scratch some credible way to contention in August finds themselves wasting away at the bottom of th...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  6. The Five Worst Passes of the 2012 NFL Season

    Bill Barnwell

    You may have noticed that we at Grantland take bad quarterback play very seriously. While Grantland's finest in the Los Angeles office take part in the BQBL each season, my basis for bad quarterback knowledge dates back to a childhood during which th...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  7. Welcome to Fourth and Short: Thank You for Not Coaching, Part 2

    Bill Barnwell

    Although you would be forgiven for forgetting, there were actually brief moments of football that snuck between the blown calls and "bullshit" chants that seemed to dominate this past weekend of NFL action. Some of that football inspired very interes...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  8. Is This Real? The Incredible Mr. Sanchez

    Bill Barnwell

    On Wednesdays during the 2012 NFL season, we'll be filing a new column called "Is This Real?" to the Triangle. You can probably guess what a column called "Is This Real?" is about, but for the unadventurous among us, this weekly piece is going to tak...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  9. Which NFL Teams Got Worse This Offseason?

    Bill Barnwell

    Yesterday, we stopped lamenting the end of the NFL's acquisition season by detailing how 10 teams had sufficiently upgraded their weakest spots in the lineup. Plaudits were handed out, compliments were given, and we even found a nice thing to say abo...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  10. Tebow's Arrival Won't Cure the Jets

    Bill Barnwell

    Take one poisoned locker room with a leadership vacuum and an embattled quarterback. Add Tim Tebow. Problem solved, right? Well, maybe. By acquiring Tebow and a seventh-rounder for their fourth- and sixth-round picks in the 2012 draft, the Jets ar...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  11. Measuring the RG3 Aftershocks

    Bill Barnwell

    The Robert Griffin III trade on Friday night produced more than a marked uptick in celebrations on U Street; it set into motion a series of events that should have a profound impact on the NFL as it heads into free agency this week. We don't know how...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  12. Free Agent Countdown: Teams That Can't Spend

    Bill Barnwell

    With just four business days left before the start of the NFL free agency period, it's high time for us to start the final portion of our sprawling, seemingly endless free agent preview. After standing in for agents, scoffing at the largesse of owner...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  13. Laying the Odds on Peyton's Next Home

    Bill Barnwell

    The marriage between Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts whimpered its way to a conclusion on Tuesday night, as Chris Mortensen reported that the team will release Manning to avoid paying the $28 million roster bonus due to the future Hall of F...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  14. Bill Barnwell on the collapse of the Jets, and the rest of the th...

    Bill Barnwell

    The biggest problem with the New York Jets started with the letter "C."

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2012
  15. The Fabulous and the Flops of NFL Week 15

    Bill Barnwell

    As always, we detail the sordid and the successful every Tuesday in our weekly look back at the previous weekend's games; this is "The Fabulous and the Flops" for Week 15. This week, we'll identify the player who might qualify as the worst backup ...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  16. The Possible Destinations for One Peyton Manning

    Bill Barnwell

    When we wrote about the Suck for Luck campaign before Halloween, we suspected that the Miami Dolphins would end up with Andrew Luck, either by producing the worst record in football or via trade. Since then, though, the Dolphins have gone 4-3, pushin...

    Blog | December 15, 2011