1. Late-Round Rookie Running Backs Who Could Surprise in 2016

    Zac Stacy, Devonta Freeman and Karlos Williams are just three of the recent Day 3 running backs who have surprised as rookies early in their careers...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 2 months ago 27,008 reads 40 comments

  2. Why Carl Lawson Can Be 2017 NFL Draft's Top Pass-Rusher

    The 2017 NFL draft class may be the deepest at the edge defender position since 2011, when the likes of Von Miller, Aldon Smith, J.J...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 2 months ago 10,411 reads 29 comments

  3. ​How Clemson QB Deshaun Watson Can Earn Spot Atop 2017 NFL Draft​

    Year-round followers of the NFL draft are already well aware Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson is among a handful of prospects in contention to be the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NFL draft...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 2 months ago 17,053 reads 74 comments

  4. 2017 NFL Draft: Which Teams Have the Best Shot at Landing the No. 1 Overall Pick

    Too early for 2017 NFL draft predictions? It's not too early, unless we decide it is ! It will be months before the race for next year's No...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 2 months ago 21,005 reads 76 comments

  5. Alabama DE Jonathan Allen Could Be 2017 NFL Draft's Safest Prospect

    During head coach Nick Saban ’s tenure at Alabama, he’s given the program, especially on the defensive side of the ball, an embarrassment of riches of top-rated recruits who eventually emerge as coveted NFL prospects...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 2 months ago 3,449 reads 44 comments

  6. Every NFL Team's Best and Worst Offseason Move So Far

    Now that the 2016 editions of NFL free agency and the draft are pretty much in the books, it's a good time to look back at what has transpired since the end of the 2015 season...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 2 months ago 171,618 reads 317 comments

  7. Mason Rudolph Could Emerge as 2017 Draft's Best Quarterback After Deshaun Watson

    After finishing as a Heisman Trophy finalist and vaulting Clemson into national prominence, Deshaun Watson is deservedly the favorite to be the 2017 NFL draft's top quarterback prospect...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 2 months ago 7,319 reads 8 comments

  8. 2017 NFL Draft Prospects with Most to Prove This Season

    Early big boards and mock drafts have already been released for the 2017 NFL draft, but many of the highly touted prospects appear on these lists based on projections...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 2 months ago 26,402 reads 21 comments

  9. Every Big Ten Team's Top 2017 NFL Draft Prospect

    The 2016 NFL draft has come and gone, meaning the attention of fans and analysts alike is already turning toward next year's selection show...

    Ben Axelrod Written by Ben Axelrod about 2 months ago 18,004 reads 47 comments

  10. NFL Rookies Who Are Poor Scheme Fits with Their Drafted Team

    There's a lot of positivity in the NFL world right now, as 32 franchises added shiny new toys to play with via the draft. If you search through the news cycle, you'll hear about how rookies are looking great in shorts...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 2 months ago 88,066 reads 138 comments

  11. Why Jared Goff and Carson Wentz Face Uphill Battle to Success

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that an NFL team in possession of playoff dreams shall be in want of a franchise quarterback...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 2 months ago 17,149 reads 53 comments

  12. 2017 NFL Draft: Quarterbacks Who Could Emerge as Top Prospects

    There are already some favorites to be the first quarterbacks off the board in the 2017 NFL draft. But if this past draft taught us anything, it's that we should never assume we know how the class will shake out this far in advance...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 3 months ago 32,958 reads 69 comments

  13. Early Favorites for Top Pick in 2017 NFL Draft

    The 2017 NFL draft is 11 months away, but it’s not too early to start digging in on top prospects. The early favorites to be first-rounders or even go No...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 65,348 reads 176 comments

  14. 2016 NFL Rookies in Best Spots to Make Instant Impact

    It's May, so draft grades are flooding the NFL media landscape. What they are judging can be vague, though...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 90,166 reads 207 comments

  15. 2017 NFL Draft: How Many Running Backs Could Crash the 1st Round?

    The running back position is devalued in today's NFL , they say. Tell that to last year's 10th overall pick and NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, Todd Gurley...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 26,842 reads 114 comments

  16. Predicting This Year's Most Surprising NFL Rookies

    Many expect first-round picks to make early contributions for their respective NFL teams, with the possible exceptions of quarterbacks like Carson Wentz or Paxton Lynch. But that doesn't mean players selected after Round 1 won't make immediate impacts..

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 62,218 reads 90 comments

  17. Breakout Candidates for 2017 NFL Draft Class

    Those of you who follow the NFL draft year round are probably already familiar with the biggest names attached to the 2017 draft class...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 3 months ago 21,366 reads 19 comments

  18. In QB-Desperate NFL, Signal-Callers Will Remain No. 1, 2 Overall Picks Each Year

    Jared Goff and Carson Wentz went first and second overall, respectively, in the 2016 NFL draft. Just a year ago, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota did the same thing...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 15,672 reads 96 comments

  19. Stat Projections for Fantasy Football's Impact Rookies

    With the NFL draft in the rearview mirror, it's time to start thinking about fantasy football. To get an early start on your draft prep, here's a breakdown of the top impact rookies from the 2016 NFL draft class and stat projections for each player..

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 3 months ago 17,189 reads 42 comments

  20. Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome Shines Again After Stellar Draft

    There are plenty of reasons why the Baltimore Ravens have made the playoffs in six of the last eight seasons, with a pair of division titles and a Lombardi Trophy on the mantle...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 3 months ago 8,119 reads 32 comments

  21. Late-Round Rookie Draft Picks Who Could End Up NFL Week 1 Starters

    Teams aren't usually expected to find rookie starters on Day 3 of the draft. That projection is reserved for the first three rounds, where the talent is greater and NFL -readiness generally more likely...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 8,826 reads 0 comments

  22. NFL Rookies Guaranteed to Prove Experts Wrong in 2016

    The fallout from the 2016 NFL draft class has left an opportunity to analyze specific team fits. After months of evaluating talent and projecting how individuals will play at the ...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 months ago 53,535 reads 57 comments

  23. The NFL's Most Interesting Undrafted Free-Agent Matches

    Even after just Day 2 of the draft, many sports fans flip their attention from hearing names read for hours on television to embracing the postseason of either the NBA or NHL...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 months ago 82,152 reads 39 comments

  24. NFL Rookies Sure to Win a Starting Job in Training Camp

    With the 2016 NFL draft in the rearview mirror and the rookie minicamps already kicking off around the league, the battle for playing time has begun...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 3 months ago 134,537 reads 133 comments

  25. NFL Draft 2016: Projecting the Top Rookie Team-Scheme Fits

    After 253 draft selections and undrafted free agency, every team leaves the draft process confident in their picks and giddy with optimism to see their newly added long-term pieces on their roster...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 22,144 reads 41 comments