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  1. 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
  2. The Money Pit

    Bill Barnwell

    While the football world has been transfixed by one of the more intriguing draft classes in recent memory, a crucial piece of news has flown under the radar: The NFL's hard salary cap is about to rise dramatically. If the reports are true &mdash...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  3. The NFL All-Bargain Team

    Bill Barnwell

    It's not very easy for an NFL team to find a bargain in free agency. The vast majority of players who would be considered bargains on NFL rosters are guys who are still on their rookie deals, players whose salaries are artificially capped by the CBA....

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  4. Bill Simmons on which NFL teams will claim the up-for-grabs playo...

    Bill Simmons

    Who will claim the five up-for-grabs playoff spots in the NFL? Plus, Week 10 picks.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Opening the NFL Trade Market

    Robert Mays

    I found out about the Trent Richardson trade as I was driving home last week, and I responded the same way I think a lot of people did: "Holy shit." That's exactly what I said, loudly, happy to be in the privacy of my own car. The news triggered a se...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  7. We Went There: Jaguars-Raiders ... Are You Into Punting?

    Jordan Conn

    I had an assignment Sunday afternoon: Go to the Coliseum in Oakland and watch three hours of the absolute worst product the NFL has to offer. It was Jacksonville at Oakland. The team whose over-under Vegas set at 5 wins against the team whose over...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  8. 10-Day NFL Warning: The Case for Terrelle Pryor in Oakland

    Robert Mays

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days until the start of the NFL season? Well, you're in luck! We here at the Triangle are set to spend the next few weeks providing a daily reason to get excited about pro football's return. It all ...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  9. NFL Preview Podcast: Raiders and Chargers

    Grantland Network

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays continue their NFL Preview Podcast Series with the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers. Previous Installments of NFL Preview Podcast Series Bears and Lions Packers and Vikings Texans and Titans C...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  10. NFL Preview Podcast Series: Buccaneers and Saints

    Robert Mays

    When Barnwell and I decided to start this project — going team by team for our NFL preview — we knew there would be a few spots that got a little rough. This might be hard to believe, but neither of us is too high on the Raiders. But amon...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  11. What the Carousel of Quarterback Mediocrity Says About This Year'...

    Robert Mays

    In the past month, the deck of quarterback mediocrity has seen plenty of shuffling. First, it was in Buffalo. Less than two years after getting $24 million guaranteed from the Bills, Ryan Fitzpatrick was released, off to Tennessee to back up Jake Loc...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  12. NFL Free-Agency Report: Leverage Is King

    Bill Barnwell

    There's one enormous misconception that keeps cropping up this NFL offseason in the reaction to surprising personnel decisions. In terms of evaluating how much a particular player is worth (to his team or another), one little tidbit matters more than...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  13. Cousin Sal's Week 14 Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    Before Thursday night's game, teams that were 8+-point underdogs at home were 21-1 against the spread. 21-1! Leave it to the dismal Raiders to screw up that trend. But still, that's a bizarre progression — one that will undoubtedly trip up e...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  14. Lockout hell, Raider Nation, and the triumphant return of the D'A...

    Katie Baker

    All that and more in this week's Bake Shop mailbag!

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  15. What's So Great About Lane Kiffin?

    Shane Ryan

    On paper, if you let your eyes blur just a little, Lane Kiffin is a genius and a boy wonder. He became the youngest head coach in NFL history with the Raiders, moved on to a plum job at Tennessee, and now heads up one of college football's most histo...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  16. About Last Night: The Open's British Invasion

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Andy Murray won his first career Grand Slam, outlasting Novak Djokovic in a five-set marathon to take the U.S. Open title. The Scottish Murray credited hi...

    Blog | September 11, 2012