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Early NFL Mock Drafts And The QB Hype Machine

by Jeff Risdon

May 9, 2017 1:33 PM

While we're waiting to post our first mock until August, we need to weigh in on the state of the 2018 quarterback class. Read more »

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Rules Of Thumb: 2017 NFL Draft Edition

by Jeff Risdon

Apr 30, 2017 11:07 AM

Thumbs up for the entire AFC South, Arizona, Carolina, Kansas City and Tampa Bay, thumbs down for the Bills, Bears and Rams, thumbs twiddling for the Browns and sucking thumbs for info-chasing suckers. Read more »

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Final 2017 NFL Mock Draft

by Jeff Risdon

Apr 27, 2017 9:58 AM

The draft countdown is now going by in hours, not days. NFL teams are done slotting and sorting. Evaluations have been done for weeks. Read more »

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The Team-less 2017 NFL Mock Draft

by Jeff Risdon

The projections here are strictly player and draft slot, which reflect the approximate draft range for the players. Read more »
2017 NFL Draft: Final Running Back Big Board

by Jeff Risdon

Christian McCaffrey is the most likely to succeed with his skills at the next level despite not necessarily being the most overall talented. Kareem Hunt, Joe Mixon, Leonard Fournette and Dalvin Cook round out the top-5. Read more »
2017 NFL Draft: Final Quarterback Big Board

by Jeff Risdon

The quarterback class this year is underrated and one of the best in recent years with good depth at the top. Read more »
Reevaluating The Quarterbacks Of The 2012 NFL Draft

by Jovan Alford

With Russell Wilson, Andrew Luck, Ryan Tannehill, Kirk Cousins, Robert Griffin III, Brock Osweiler, Brandon Weeden and Nick Foles, the 2012 draft class at quarterback has already been incredibly fascinating. Read more »
32 Fearless Predictions For The 2017 NFL Draft

by Jeff Risdon

On Mitchell Trubisky, Deshaun Watson, Leonard Fournette, Christian McCaffrey, Myles Garrett, Jimmy Garoppolo, Joe Mixon and more. Read more »
2017 NFL Mock Draft: What Risdon Would Do Edition

by Jeff Risdon

Jeff Risdon's choices are based on a few factors. Foremost is talent. A realistic take of where the team is right now and which direction it's headed plays a role. Positional value and schematic/coaching fit does as well. Read more »
2017 NFL Mock Draft 4.0: One Month Out Edition

by Jeff Risdon

We are just one month from the 2017 NFL Draft. Teams are finalizing their draft boards as pro days wrap up and individual visits crank into full gear. Read more »
Patriots Never Rest On Their Laurels Or Their Roster

by Jovan Alford

The three constants of the Patriots have been Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and roster overhauls. Read more »
2017 NFL Draft Top 125, Post-Combine Version

by Jeff Risdon

Myles Garrett, Jamal Adams, O.J. Howard, Budda Baker, Patrick Mahomes and Christian McCaffrey comprise our top-6 of 125. Read more »
NFL Scouting Combine: Friday Notes

by Jeff Risdon

The rollercoaster of Leonard Fournette's draft stock, Dalvin Cook's shaky workout, the great story of Garett Bolles, Myles Garrett a lock for the Browns and more. Read more »
10 Things I'm Watching At The 2017 NFL Scouting Combine

by Jeff Risdon

Looking at Jabrill Pepper's speed, Dalvin Cook's medical results, Solomon Thomas' measurements, the reaction to prospects with criminal backgrounds, speed demons, free agent buzz and more. Read more »
2017 NFL Draft: Pre-Combine Big Board

by Jeff Risdon

Myles Garrett, Jamal Adams, Jonathan Allen, Deshone Kizer and O.J. Howard comprise the top-5 heading into the combine. Read more »
NFL Mock Draft 3.0: Post Super Bowl Edition

by Jeff Risdon

The teams themselves have only a vague idea of what will happen at this point, but our latest mock has Myles Garrett, Mitch Trubisky, Deshaun Watson, Marshon Lattimore and O.J. Howard going in the top-5. Read more »
$.05 After Super Bowl Sunday

by Jeff Risdon

Super Bowl LI turned out to be one for the ages with Tom Brady pulling off an improbable comeback to win his fifth ring. Read more »
Football Meteorology For Super Bowl LI

by Jeff Risdon

The Patriots and Falcons are the top scoring teams from their respective conference. Atlanta's ability to attack with a barrage of weapons on both the ground and in the air gives them a huge leg up on most teams against New England. Read more »
Senior Bowl Film Room: Michigan Wolverines

by Jeff Risdon

One of the best of the many recent Senior Bowl sponsorships and innovations is the XOS Film Room. Tucked in a conference room well off the worn path, there are six big-screen monitors and a bank of computers to bring up any available angle of every single rep of Senior Bowl practices. Read more »
Senior Bowl Notebook: Thursday

by Jeff Risdon

Notes from another day of practice, polling who the Browns will take first overall and more from Mobile. Read more »

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