TEMPE, Ariz. -- Russ Grimm has a habit of pursuing tangents. Sometimes that means he doesnt answer your questions directly. But as his mind wanders down unrelated paths, his down-home approach is so thoroughly entertaining that you cant help but smile as youre led astray.
When asked if it was fair to criticize his offensive line for an inconsistent performance this season, Grimm unfurled a vintage response.
Most people in this world want the same job, Grimm said. Nine to five, come home, have dinner ready, sit on the front porch. On a Wednesday night, they go down to the American Legion. They dont want change.
This job here, this is change. Youre going to step out on the field in front of millions of people, and theres a chance you could fail. Theres a chance that youre going to lose, but youre willing to take that chance. Thats what makes some of these guys special.
Translation: Playing on the offensive line is a brutal job in the NFL. No position is as thankless, and no positi...