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  1. Alec Baldwin Eyes ‘Mission: Impossible 5,’ an NFL Con...

    Zach Dionne

    Alec Baldwin, last seen bicycling badly in New York City and bidding farewell to public life, is back in the actual showbiz news-sphere. First, he's mulling a return to television. Deadline reports that the 56-year-old Bald...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  2. ‘Going to Be’ a Top-Five NFL Playmaker? Cordarrelle P...

    Robert Mays

    This is one of those dead stretches of the NFL calendar when player proclamations are somehow news. Most of it makes for "Well, what's he supposed to say?" reactions, but when Cordarrelle Patterson said yesterday&nbs...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  3. “Eric Jonrosh is a drunk who urinated in my sink when he ca...

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    Blog | July 07, 2014
  4. Chuck Noll, 1932-2014

    Robert Mays

    Chuck Noll, the architect and leader of the 1970s Steelers' dynasty, died at his home in suburban Pittsburgh on Friday night. He was 82 years old. Like most NFL fans still in their twenties, I knew Noll mostly from watching NFL Films and...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  5. Five Thoughts on Colin Kaepernick's Massive Contract Extensi...

    Robert Mays

    1. WOW. Seriously?! 2. OK, everybody slow down. Claims that sports fans are smarter today than ever before are mostly right. When NFL contracts are announced, not a single informed person pays attention to that big number at the fr...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  6. The Triangle Sports Book Club: PFT Commenter’s 'Goodel...

    Matt Borcas

    From time to time, Grantland will review a new sports book. Most of these books will be bad. Today, we look at the new parody e-book from jesting Internet NFL scribe PFT Commenter. *** "In a time of universal deceit, tel...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  7. Numbers Rarely Lie

    Bill Barnwell

    An essential part of preparing for the 2014 NFL season is looking back at what just happened. About all I remember at this point from 2013 is the Seahawks winning the Super Bowl and Ron Rivera acting out that fan fiction I wrote about the coach who a...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  8. Rookie Symposium: NFL Fans, Meet Your New Fascinations

    Holly Anderson

    As college football players coast to coast graduate or see their eligibility otherwise expire, we on the NCAA beat must say good-bye and give them over to our NFL brethren. And in this time of transition, as writers and as fans, we feel it'...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  9. Prematurely Evaluating the Situations in Which Newly Drafted Quar...

    Kevin Lincoln

    In the 2014 NFL draft, 14 quarterbacks were selected. The first was Central Florida's Blake Bortles, taken third overall by the Jaguars; the last was Southern Methodist's Garrett Gilbert, who went 214th overall to the Rams. The on...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  10. The NFL Draft and Michael Sam

    Bill Barnwell

    As the seventh and final round of the NFL draft rolled to a close on Saturday evening, two very important men were anxious for very different reasons. On one side, there was former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, surely coming to grips with the p...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  11. Why Are We Doing This in May?

    Andrew Sharp

    Why is the NFL having the draft in May? This is a question I've been asking myself for 10 weeks. We are now five hours from the draft, so let me just get some last-minute venting out of the way. Technically speaking, this happened because there...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  12. Draft Day Burning Questions

    Bill Barnwell

    After months of empty nonsense, the NFL's 32 organizations will actually make 256 draft picks over the next three days, starting with the first 32 selections in prime time tonight. Everyone has been ready for this draft for weeks now, and yet th...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  13. Rocket Science

    Louisa Thomas

    It takes a moment to spot Cameron Fleming on trivia night at the Rose & Crown in Palo Alto. Even though he's an NFL prospect at a faux-British pub where football means soccer, even though he's half a foot taller and 2...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  14. Dominique Easley and the Risk of Drafting Injury-Prone Players

    Robert Mays

    A few weeks ago, 17 NFL teams sent at least one man down to Gainesville to do their diligence on maybe the most intriguing player in this year's draft. That more than half the league would hit central Florida for a one-man pro day speaks to...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  15. Five Years Later, the 2009 NFL Draft May Be the Worst Ever

    Robert Mays

    Twenty years later, we can reasonably call 1994 the birth of modern NFL drafting. That's when the NFL went to a seven-round format, down from eight the previous season. Over that time period, and with five years of perspective, it&#039...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  16. Amid the Rash of Early MLB Injuries, How Screwed Is Your Team?

    Michael Baumann

    We're mere days into the 2014 baseball season, yet nearly every team with designs on a title is missing a key player. It's like Week 15 of the NFL season had a baby with a slasher movie where the pretty high school kids die one by one. O...

    Blog | April 03, 2014