"But a bigger part of it is just laziness — bad writing, bad form, an emphasis on controversy over writing talent, or more accurately the inclination to use talent. A lot of the major sports columnists of the moment are just bad writers who bring other lucrative skills to the great page view feeding frenzy. But as many are actually good writers who choose not to write good things, because the easy way is easier."
"Whatever Jimmy Graham’s ultimate long-term contract is, it’ll be, like every other deal Loomis signs, cap-friendly early on, giving the Saints more room to maneuver over the next year or two, not less. It’ll be a deal delivering Graham to training camp in time to prepare for a 2014 season that, to Saints fans, feels like a citywide block party just waiting to start."