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The NFL's Growing Player Protest Majority

by Jeff Risdon

Jun 14, 2020 1:07 PM

This time is different. More and more, white players of all backgrounds and political persuasions are rallying with their black teammates and supporting the fight against racial inequity and social injustice. Read more »
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NFL Fumbles Again With Its Incentive-Based Racial Hiring Program

by Jeff Risdon

May 16, 2020 1:44 PM

This proposal is the latest attempt by the NFL to wrestle with the embarrassing lack of people of color being in positions of power and consequence in a league where over two-thirds of the players are people of color. Read more »
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Schedule Release Reinforces Why The NFL Is The Best And The Worst

by Jeff Risdon

May 8, 2020 2:59 PM

There is self-importance and then there is the National Football League. The annual schedule release extravaganza reinforces why the NFL is both the best of America and the worst thing in sports. Read more »
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2020 NFL Mock Draft: Final Three-Round Edition

by Jeff Risdon

The final mock draft is a rite of spring even if most honest analysts will admit this is one of the most difficult drafts to predict in years. Read more »
2020 NFL Draft Wagers: Props To Profit

by Jeff Risdon

The NFL Draft can be a lucrative gambling opportunity for folks with chutzpah, good connections and a nice bankroll. Especially this year due to COVID-19 making this unlike any draft we've had in decades. Read more »
The What I Would Do 2020 NFL Mock Draft

by Jeff Risdon

Nearly every time Jeff Risdon does a mock draft, it's his attempt at projecting what the NFL teams will do in the given situations. Not this one. This time it's all about what he would do if he were the GM for each team. Read more »
10 Bold Predictions For The 2020 NFL Draft

by Jeff Risdon

On Tua Tagovailoa falling, who will be the first WR off the board, how technical issues will impact the later rounds and a deep offensive tackle class. Read more »
Draft This, Not That: 2020 NFL Draft Edition

by Jeff Risdon

On Justin Jefferson instead of CeeDee Lamb at wide receiver, Damon Arnette instead of C.J. Henderson at cornerback, Darrynton Evans instead of D'Andre Swift at running back and more. Read more »
Top 103 Prospects For The 2020 NFL Draft

by Jeff Risdon

Chase Young, Jeff Okudah, Jerry Jeudy, Tristan Wirfs and Joe Burrow headline our list in that order. Read more »
$.05 On The NFL's 2020 Free Agency Opening Frenzy

by Jeff Risdon

On the Texans' disastrous trade of DeAndre Hopkins, Tom Brady's departure from the Patriots, Stefon Diggs to the Bills, snap judgments on several signings and more. Read more »
2020 NFL Mock Draft, Version 3.0: Pre-Free Agency Projections

by Jeff Risdon

The Combine brought some things to light, lifted some stocks and sunk some others. Hereís my best interpretation of where the NFL teams are at before free agency begins later in March. Read more »
Nine Things I Learned At The 2020 NFL Scouting Combine

by Jeff Risdon

On Washington potentially talking Tua at No. 2, Matthew Stafford not going anywhere, Giants drafting an offensive tackle at 4, Miami comfortable taking Justin Herbert at No. 5, expecting the combine to move after 2021 and more. Read more »
Rules of Thumb: CBA Proposal Approved By NFL Owners

by Jeff Risdon

On the extra playoff team, the players still not getting enough of the financial pie, the 17th game, restrictions on practice and more. Read more »
2020 NFL Mock Draft, Version 2.0: The Rise Of The OL

by Jeff Risdon

We know Joe Burrow will go first to the Bengals, but a lot can happen from there, including a QB-needy team trading up to No. 2 to pick Tua Tagovailoa ahead of Chase Young and the run of offensive linemen. Read more »
$.05 After Super Bowl LIV

by Jeff Risdon

On Kansas City's first Super Bowl in 50 years, the legacies of Andy Reid and Patrick Mahomes, the halftime show, the Hall of Fame class and more. Read more »
Football Meteorology For Super Bowl LIV

by Jeff Risdon

The Chiefs are favored by 1 to 1.5 points at just about every online sportsbook, an indication of just how close and unpredictable this matchup looks. Read more »
Post 2020 Senior Bowl Notebook

by Jeff Risdon

On the surefire belief in Joe Burrow's future, Justin Herbert possibly going above Tua Tagovailoa, needing more tape on Josh Jones, as well as notes on the standouts of the Senior Bowl. Read more »
The Shimmering Confusion Of Eli Manning's Career

by Colin McGowan

It can be confidently said that Eli Manning enjoyed quarterbacking the Giants, and he went about it in his own stressful, incongruent, and sometimes wildly successful fashion. This is where we begin to run out of facts. Read more »
Five Early Predictions For The 2020 NFL Draft

by Jeff Risdon

Itís still more than three months until the 2020 NFL Draft kicks off in Las Vegas. A lot of opinions, perceptions, draft stocks and accepted notions are going to change between now than then. Read more »
Football Meteorology For NFL Divisional Weekend

by Jeff Risdon

Breaking down and predicting 49ers/Vikings, Ravens/Titans, Chiefs/Texans and Packers/Seahawks. Read more »

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