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  1. NFL Run & Shootaround: The Right Stuff

    Grantland Staff

    On any given Sunday (or Monday, or Thursday), your NFL Run & Shootaround crew will be gathered around multiple televisions, making inappropriate jokes and generally regressing to the mean. Catch up on all the NFL action right here. Liftoff (G...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  2. Grantland Fauxsclusive! Philip Rivers's Amazon Page

    Justin Halpern

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    Blog | September 09, 2013
  3. 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
  4. The Chargers Pee Their Pants (Again)

    Justin Halpern

    When I was in first grade, there was a kid named Thomas who couldn't go more than a couple weeks without peeing his pants. Every day he'd come to school dressed in a collared shirt and a nice pair of slacks, and every day you'd think, "Will Thomas pe...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  5. Cousin Sal's Gambling Blog: Week 9

    Cousin Sal

    Hey degenerates — remember me? I'm the guy who last week told you to bet the Ravens over 28.5 points and to wager on the Philip Rivers interception machine to keep rolling. Unfortunately — those were my only winners. A net of -15,000 jerm...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  6. Big Blue Goes Gray: Everything We Learned From the First Two &lsq...

    Bill Barnwell

    On Monday, the returns on two new offenses came in with drastically different results. As you can probably tell from the 35-14 final score, the revamped Detroit Lions came through with flying colors. Eli Manning and the New York Giants? Whatever the...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  7. The Best Quarterback of the 2004 Draft Class …;

    Robert Mays

    In his lolling north Alabama accent, the word "ours" makes Philip Rivers sound like a pirate. Fresh from an August practice and leaning against a wall outside Chargers Park, he's using it a lot. "I feel like it...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  8. The Thankless Life of Caretaker Quarterbacks

    Kevin Lincoln

    Let's flash back to 2004. San Diego Chargers quarterback Drew Brees is coming off a season in which he threw for 11 touchdowns and 15 interceptions while completing only 57.6 percent of his passes, going a miserable 2-9 in the 11 games he s...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  9. Divisional Deja Vu: Five Lessons From the First Installments of T...

    Robert Mays

    Three of this weekend's divisional-round playoff games are matchups we've already seen at least once this season. We went back and watched the first installment of all three to see what lessons might be learned before getting to Round 2. 1. The Pa...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  10. NFL Week 17 Winners and Losers: The Lucky Chargers, the Scary Pac...

    Robert Mays

    Winners Packers: Aaron Rodgers wasn't particularly Aaron Rodgers–like, Eddie Lacy looked hobbled, the Packers' defense continued its horrendous stretch, and Green Bay still went into Chicago and won. After the game, Rodgers said it was great...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  11. Week 16 Fantasy Football Preview: OK, You Made It This Far —...

    Matt Borcas

    Fantasy football championships are inherently stupid, which is exactly what makes them so awesome. I mean, if we truly wanted to reward the owner who assembled and maintained the best possible team over the course of the season — ostensibly...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  12. Bill Barnwell on Chargers-Broncos and the AFC playoffs

    Bill Barnwell

    Who are the winners and losers in the aftermath of Thursday night's Broncos-Chargers game?

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  13. And the Academy Award for Best Sideline Reaction Face Goes to Phi...

    Chris Ryan

    Yesterday Philip Rivers went all Philip Rivers on the Kansas City Chiefs, leading the Bolts to a 41-38 victory, on the road, at the cauldron that is Arrowhead Stadium. Rivers hit Seyi Ajirotutu for a glorious, waning-seconds touchdown. The play call ...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  14. Grantland Science: The Ultimate Awful Quarterback

    Justin Halpern and Brian Huntington

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    Blog | November 12, 2013
  15. Bad Quarterback League, Week 6: When Las Vegas Ruined Peyton Mann...

    Andrew Sharp

    A good rule of thumb for gambling is that anytime Vegas sets a "record" point spread, you should take the underdog. No matter how great one team is and how horrible the other is, the laws of the universe almost always keep it close somehow. That's wh...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  16. About Last Night: Chargers Have Better Luck

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy bringing the ol' Rally Bear out of hibernation, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Philip Rivers and a surprisingly effective San Diego rushing attack led the Chargers to a 19-9 win over the Indianapolis Colts. "Oh...

    Blog | October 15, 2013