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  1. The Grantland NFL Podcast: Eli Manning, Russell Wilson, and Other...

    Robert Mays and Bill Barnwell

    Robert Mays and Bill Barnwell go to bat on Eli Manning, Russell Wilson, and all the other controversies stemming from the NFL Trade Value columns. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here and...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  2. Five NFL Training Camp Battles That Could Decide a Playoff Spot

    Robert Mays

    For the best NFL teams, the top layer of depth charts is easy to figure out, for the most part. Good teams don't have many weak spots to begin with, and if there are any obvious holes as the offseason gets started, they'r...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  3. ‘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
  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. 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
  7. 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
  8. Kicking the Free-Agent Tires: Breaking Down Everson Griffen, Henr...

    Robert Mays

    It's that time of year again. The NFL flea market is open for business, and this year, it's open for a lot of business. Rather than list off the 50 or so players slated to hit the market, we decided to try to give a little insight...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  9. Kicking the Free-Agent Tires: Breaking Down Lamarr Houston, Alter...

    Robert Mays

    It's that time of year again. The NFL flea market is open for business, and this year, it's open for a lot of business. Rather than list off the 50 or so players slated to hit the market, we decided to try to give a little insight...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  10. NFL Run & Shootaround: Gods of Carnage

    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. What Will Reall...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  11. Grantland NFL Podcast: Divisional Matchups

    Grantland Network

    Mays and Barnwell, having pored over hours of film, have all the thoughts about the NFL divisional-round matchups on this week's podcast. You can listen to this podcast on the ESPN Podcenter here, or subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast netwo...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  12. 4 Thoughts on Washington's Hiring of Jay Gruden

    Robert Mays

    1. Brotherly Love Earlier this morning, the news broke that Washington had found its new head coach, in the form of Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden. The first question — one that Twitter has asked many times today — is what pa...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  13. NFL Divisional Round Pain and Gain

    Robert Mays

    Wild-card weekend was a nearly perfect weekend of football, and it's because what we got out of it is exactly what we hoped for. The first round of the NFL playoffs is supposed to be about craziness. We want 45-44 wins, and weird upsets, and Beast Mo...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  14. 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
  15. Grantland NFL Podcast: Previewing This Week's Wild-Card Round

    Grantland Network

    The Grantland NFL Podcast returns with swooning affection for Phil Emery's press conference and previews of this week's wild-card round. You can listen to this podcast on the ESPN Podcenter here, or subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast networ...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  16. Jay Cutler Gets Paid As His Old Coach Starts Over in Tampa Bay

    Robert Mays

    That didn't take long. As they began their more than 90 minutes in front of the mic yesterday, the Transparency Twins — Marc Trestman and Phil Emery — announced that the Bears had made three signings. They saved the big one for last: Jay ...

    Blog | January 03, 2014