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  1. How Many Quarterbacks Have to Pass Up a Spot for Johnny Manziel t...

    Ryan O'Hanlon

    Here is a meaningless question: Who won the 2013 Pro Bowl MVP? The answer: Kyle Rudolph. Don't know who Kyle Rudolph is? Here's a picture of his face: Tom Dahlin/Getty Images The Minnesota Vikings tight end has 133 receptions fo...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  2. Study Up: TCU’s Rise, Ohio State’s QB Race, and More ...

    Matt Hinton

    College football is burdened by the longest offseason of any major sport: eight solid months from final gun to opening kick, with each one certain to drag on a little longer than the last. But it doesn't waste any time in the transition: Th...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  3. The 15th Round

    Bill Simmons

    "Wait a second, what's this? Manning's corner is throwing in the towel for the 15th round! The referee is stopping the fight!!! It's ov-ah! It's ov-ah!!!!! The winner and eternal best QB of h...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  4. What’s Next for Oregon in the Post-Loss, Post–Marcus ...

    Michael Weinreb

    For a fleeting moment on Monday night, in the midst of a whirlwind opening touchdown drive that gave Oregon its only lead of the national championship game, I could see an alternate narrative unfolding around Mark Helfrich. I could envision a world i...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  5. Sorry, AFC East Quarterbacks: Rex Ryan Comes to Buffalo

    Robert Mays

    To hear Terry Pegula tell it, the new Buffalo Bills owner was shocked when Doug Marrone decided to leave the franchise on New Year's Eve. It left the team, which finished 9-7 and was on an upward trajectory, scrambling to find a new head coach. ...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  6. The Full Meyer: How Youth and Growth Fueled Ohio State’s Im...

    Matt Hinton

    In honor of Ohio State's offensive line, let's not mince words: That was an ass-kicking. I've scoured the most arcane recesses of the thesaurus for the right adjective - assertive, brusque,&am...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  7. The Pigskin Pantheon: Ohio State vs. Oregon National Championship...

    Holly Anderson

    College football serves and is served by many gods, old and new. Here, week after week, we'll build a temple to them, installing saints and erecting graven idols as we go. The temple is made of words and pictures from the Internet....

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  8. Duck Hunt: Watching Ohio State Win the First College Football Pla...

    Bryan Curtis

    Who cares if he wants to be called "12 Gauge"? Sometimes football nicknames are destiny. This week, a 6-foot-5, 250-pound former third-string quarterback named Cardale Jones was supposed to be in his Columbus meditation chamber, w...

    Blog | January 13, 2015
  9. Oregon–Ohio State Preview: Breaking Down the Inaugural Coll...

    Matt Hinton

    From an analytical standpoint, championship games are always strange beasts. At a distance, they appear tame, knowable -- ideal subjects to be studied, classified, and tagged before the ball is even kicked: After 14 games apiece, including semifinal...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  10. NFL Divisional Preview: Sunday Edition

    Bill Barnwell

    The lead-up to Sunday's playoff games is dominated by a pair of injured quarterbacks. In Green Bay, there's Aaron Rodgers, whose calf ailment appeared in Week 16 before biting down hard in the North-clinching win against the Lions. While Ro...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  11. Ducking the Bucks: Inside the Evolution (and Oregonification) of ...

    Chris B. Brown

    Despite being known for the innovative spread offenses his Utah and Florida teams had fielded, Urban Meyer had few obvious offensive coordinator candidates in mind when he took over as Ohio State's head football coach following the 2011 season. ...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  12. Instant Classic: Is Enigmatic Ohio State Quarterback Cardale Jone...

    Matt Hinton

    I know how this is going to sound, so I'll get it out of the way right up front: At this point, any assessment of Ohio State's Cardale Jones has to account for the fact that he might be one of the truly great college quarterbacks of our ti...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  13. Creating the New Joe Cool

    Chris B. Brown

    When Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy began his first NFL job in 1993, as a Kansas City Chiefs offensive assistant working with quarterbacks, he immediately inherited a rather tricky assignment: coaching Joe Montana. McCarthy had gone to...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  14. Oregon vs. Ohio State Primer: Four Knee-jerk Narratives for Colle...

    Matt Hinton

    I've said it before, and I'll say it again: Thank god for the playoff. By Thursday night I felt like shouting it from the damn rooftops. Thank god for the playoff! Just imagine where we'd be right now without it. If college footba...

    Blog | January 02, 2015
  15. The Granddaddy of All QB Matchups: Your Guide to the Jameis Winst...

    Matt Hinton

    As amateur quarterbacking duels go, Thursday's semifinal clash between Oregon's Marcus Mariota and Florida State's Jameis Winston is a transcendent matchup - Heisman winners have faced off only two oth...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  16. The Bowl Bounce Candidates: The Nine Non-Playoff Parties With the...

    Matt Hinton

    Bowl games don't carry the prestige they used to, and with the arrival of a bona fide bracket to determine the national champion, the non-playoff games now feel more like glorified exhibitions than ever. Even as the final four threatens to...

    Blog | December 22, 2014