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  1. ‘The Grantland NFL Podcast’: Talking Seahawks and Ans...

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    Mays and Barnwell take mailbag questions and talk to Danny O'Neil of 710 ESPN in Seattle about how the Seahawks are preparing to defend their crown. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here a...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  2. The Great Defender

    Chris B. Brown

    In the days leading up to Super Bowl XXV, then-New York Giants defensive coordinator Bill Belichick was searching for any weakness the opposing Buffalo Bills might possess. Powered by four future Hall of Famers, Buffalo's "K-Gun&...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  3. The Third Man: It’s Time to Give Vince Wilfork the Same Cre...

    Robert Mays

    When he's asked about Vince Wilfork, Randy Shannon always starts with the same story. It was the fall of 2001, and Wilfork was a freshman defensive lineman at the University of Miami. The Hurricanes defense, which Shannon coordinated, was t...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  4. Kraftwerk and Beast Mode: A Tale of Two Brands

    Charles P. Pierce

    As the Super Bowl finally groans nearer, let's talk about talking, because this unquestionably has been the most verbose Super Bowl of all time, even by the standards for useless hot air set by earlier Super Bowls. This has been a Super Bow...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  5. The 22 Most Important Players in the Super Bowl

    Robert Mays

    Barring some Belichikian substitution mind games, there will be 22 guys on the field at any given time on Sunday. While who wins Super Bowl XLIX should come down to what offensive, defensive, and special teams units play the best, a number o...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  6. Cousin Sal’s Super Bowl Prop Bets!

    Cousin Sal Iacono

    Hello, degenerates. Are you as excited about this weekend as I am? Not a chance in hell. Every year at this time I print out the 21-page PDF of all the Super Bowl props and then spend three or four sleepless nights poring over the various pi...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  7. ‘You Know Why I’m Here’: What’s Really Go...

    Bryan Curtis

    Marshawn Lynch had just finished his daily press conference, and Howard Eskin's face was the color of the stone formations at Red Rock State Park. Eskin is a handsome, Hans Gruberesque guy who does TV and sports radio in Philadelphia. He...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  8. Finally, a Definitive Super Bowl Breakdown

    Bill Barnwell

    The Patriots and Seahawks aren't built for one another. These are two teams built around dominant secondaries that were designed to target other opponents. These are defenses built to stop the Broncos, Colts, and Packers, teams with terrify...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  9. Beware the Visor

    Robert Mays

    Demaryius Thomas saw him coming. They usually do. No one goes very long without looking for Kam Chancellor. And as Thomas sprinted across the field, there he was - the bad man in the dark visor who lurks in the depths of f...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  10. ‘The Grantland NFL Podcast’: Super Bowl Prop Bets and...

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    Robert Mays and Bill Barnwell pick their Super Bowl props before talking with Grantland's Bryan Curtis about the media day experience and his beloved Cowboys. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast netwo...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  11. ‘B.S. Report’: Cousin Sal and Aaron Schatz

    Bill Simmons

    Bill and Cousin Sal look at Super Bowl props before Football Outsiders's Aaron Schatz discusses the advanced-metric angles. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes and check out our podcasts page....

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  12. Super Bowl Diary: The Lurchers

    Bryan Curtis

    A reporter from a Houston TV station was filming his stand-up at Super Bowl media day. "Talk about a media frenzy!" the reporter said into the camera. "I can barely even move around this place!" To demonstrate...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  13. Everybody Loves Marshawn Lynch

    Andrew Sharp

    Has any nickname ever fit any human better than "Beast Mode" fits Marshawn Lynch? Sometimes he'll be running and it'll seem like he's cornered, and then he'll just run right through whatever defenders looked like a p...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  14. Lost and Found: Seeking a Super Bowl Weakness

    Bill Barnwell

    Even the best teams in football have weaknesses. The Patriots and Seahawks each lost four games this season, with New England starting 2-2 and Seattle making it all the way to 3-3 before catching fire. These two teams are a combined 22-4 over their l...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  15. The Championship Belt: NFL Defense Edition

    Bill Barnwell

    The Seattle Seahawks defense needs no introduction. As a group, it's accomplished just about everything a band of elite defensive players can be expected to do together. They've led the league in scoring defense. They've put together a...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  16. Mr. Special Teams: How New England's Matthew Slater Made a C...

    Kevin Koczwara

    The first time the Patriots sent him out on punt coverage, Matthew Slater made it "maybe five yards." He thought he could just run past the two blockers, but as Slater tried to dance around to either side, he got...

    Blog | January 27, 2015