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Grantland’s 2014 Super Bowl Coverage

The Grantland staff’s exhaustive coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII

The Features

Are We Having Fun Yet?

By Brian Phillips
Witnessing the Super Bowl spectacle in New York

Seattle’s Best

By Bill Barnwell
Peyton Manning and his Broncos are left to pick up the pieces after being dominated by the Seahawks

The Super Bag

By Bill Simmons
In honor of Super Bowl XLVIII, here are 48 emails from actual readers

The Official Super Bowl Preview

By Bill Barnwell
When the coin is flipped and the game actually starts, what will we see on Sunday?

Better With Age

By Chris B. Brown
How did a 37-year-old passer three years removed from neck surgery deliver a historic season and Super Bowl berth? Credit a subtle but essential offensive shift

Super Bowl Swan Song

By Bill Barnwell
Emotional attachments aside, the NFL is still a business and there are a few players who will be leaving town after Sunday

Marshawn Lynch: Beast Mode Evolved

By Bill Barnwell
The rise, fall, and rise of Seattle’s bruising running back

A Tale of Two Cities

By Bill Barnwell
What happens when the Broncos’ historic offense faces off against the Seahawks’ immovable defense?

The NFL Honor Roll

By Bill Barnwell
Here are our picks to take home the trophies

FiveThirtyEight Guest Post: Let It Snow?

By Harry Enten
And sleet. And rain. So, uh, how bad WILL the weather be for the Super Bowl?

Loud Noises

By Louisa Thomas
Richard Sherman and the 12th Man roar their way to the Super Bowl

Orange Crush

By Robert Mays
Terrance Knighton’s overwhelming size, Peyton Manning’s undeniable skill, and John Elway’s quiet little decisions have the Broncos headed to the Super Bowl

Championship Wrap-up: They Are Who We Thought They Were

By Bill Barnwell
The Super Bowl is set, but just how did the Broncos and Seahawks manage to get there?

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The Podcasts

The B.S. Report

Grantland NFL Podcast

Grantland Audibles

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From the Blogs

Grantland Staff: The Super Bowl XLVIII Commercial Awards!
Andrew Sharp: Boooooooooooooom: The Year of the Seahawks
Steven Hyden: The Bruno Mars Super Bowl Halftime Show: A Stardom-Level Scorecard
Cousin Sal: Cousin Sal’s Super Bowl Prop Bets!
Kirk Goldsberry: Pass Atlas: Peyton Manning vs. the Seahawks’ Pass Defense
Andrew Sharp: Triangle Super Bowl Diary, Day 5: Parties, Problems, and That Action
Robert Mays:Cardiac Cats: 10 Years Removed From the Unlikely, Almost Immortal 2003 Panthers
Andrew Sharp: Triangle Super Bowl Diary, Day 4: Meet Michael Robinson
Jesse Lawrence:
How Would a Weather-Related Change of Super Bowl Date Affect Ticket Prices?
RJ Bell: The Super Bowl Spread
Andrew Sharp: Triangle Super Bowl Diary, Day 3: Life Lessons From Media Day
Robert Mays: Super Bowl Pain and Gain
Andrew Sharp: Triangle Super Bowl Diary, Day 2: The Sweet Music of Media Day
Robert Mays: A History of Offense-vs.-Defense Super Bowls
Andrew Sharp: Triangle Super Bowl Diary, Day 1: Welcome to New York City
Robert Mays: AFC Gone Fishin’: Offseason Questions for Each Eliminated Playoff Team
RJ Bell: Vegas Turns Its Attention to the Super Bowl
Rembert Browne: Stanford Man: Richard Sherman and the Thug Athlete Narrative
Andrew Sharp: #HotSportsTakes: Should Richard Sherman Be Playing in the Super Bowl?
Robert Mays: NFC Gone Fishin’: Offseason Questions for Each Eliminated Playoff Team
Bill Barnwell: NFL Playoff Stock Watch
Grantland Staff: NFL Run & Shootaround: Louder Than Bombs