1. Darrius Caldwell Intends to Apply for 2015 Supplemental Draft

    For any NFL club that just didn't feel quite satisfied with its draft outcome for a pass rusher this year, help could be forthcoming...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 1,439 reads 0 comments

  2. Meet Jared Goff, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top QB Heading into Next Season

    As preparation for the 2016 NFL draft gets going within scouting departments throughout the league, teams with a potential need for a franchise quarterback should start by taking a close look at Jared Goff...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 313,274 reads 159 comments

  3. Baltimore Ravens: Early Rookie Progress Reports

    As the offseason continues, rookies are getting their first taste of the NFL through organized team activities. For the Baltimore Ravens , they're now in Phase 3 of the NFL's offseason workout program...

    Jason Marcum Written by Jason Marcum about 1 month ago 7,682 reads 22 comments

  4. Early Favorites for the No. 1 Overall Pick in the 2016 NFL Draft

    An Andrew Luck or Jadeveon Clowney -caliber prospect isn't available for the 2016 NFL draft. There isn't a talent so special that he will go wire-to-wire as the favorite to become the first player selected...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 1 month ago 72,332 reads 158 comments

  5. Undrafted Rookies Making Noise in Offseason Workouts

    As important as the seven rounds of the NFL draft are, the undrafted free agents figure into the NFL’s plan to a great degree as well. Every team has, and relies on players who went undrafted to win week after week...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 1 month ago 71,376 reads 59 comments

  6. Bigger Top-10 Draft Misses Since 2010: NFL or NBA?

    In sports, nothing can set a franchise back like missing out on a top-10 draft pick. With all of the scouting reports and player evaluations at the disposal of franchises, you'd think there wouldn't be so many flops...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 1 month ago 25,541 reads 42 comments

  7. Rounding Up Early Buzz on NFL's Big-Name Rookies

    Now that the first round of rookie camps are in the books, it is time to round up some of the early buzz on the top rookies from the 2015 NFL draft...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 1 month ago 74,033 reads 71 comments

  8. What Everett Golson Must Do at FSU to Establish Himself as Legit NFL QB Prospect

    A string of impressive performances early last fall put Everett Golson ’s NFL draft stock on a hype train that was traveling full speed ahead...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 72,884 reads 88 comments

  9. 2014 NFL Draft Revisited: Players on the Verge of Being Busts

    It is probably too soon to be definitive as to whether any of the 2014 NFL draft picks are busts, but for some the evidence doesn't look great. Rightly or wrongly, the window for acclimation for these rookies is very small...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 1 month ago 124,270 reads 169 comments

  10. Joey Bosa Is a Terrific NFL Prospect, but Not on Par with J.J. Watt, No One Is

    As a whole, football fans expect too much from draft picks. While they are the lifeblood of all 32 NFL franchises, the standards we hold high selections to can be enormous, which sets them up for failure...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 1 month ago 49,286 reads 138 comments

  11. What to Expect from Top Rookie NFL Running Backs in 2015

    The 2015 NFL draft produced one of the most highly touted classes of running backs in recent memory. The class snapped a two-year drought of running backs in the first round and saw eight selected within the first three rounds...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 1 month ago 35,510 reads 70 comments

  12. Meet Baylor's Shawn Oakman: The Nation's Most Overrated 2016 NFL Draft Prospect

    Baylor Bears defensive end Shawn Oakman draws attention wherever he goes. It's nearly impossible not to since he stands 6'9", weighs 280 pounds and has a physique that is taken ...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 1 month ago 70,180 reads 112 comments

  13. Jay Ajayi Will Be the Breakout Rookie of 2015

    The NFL is known as a pass-first league, and rookie running backs aren’t valued as highly as they once were...

    Curtis Calhoun Written by Curtis Calhoun about 1 month ago 4,698 reads 2 comments

  14. Buying or Selling Each 1st-Round Rookie as a Day 1 Starter

    Expectations can be a heavy burden on drafted players, particularly those expected to become the new face of a franchise after being selected in the first round...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 1 month ago 58,010 reads 69 comments

  15. 10 NFL Rookies Guaranteed to Disappoint in Their 1st Season

    The NFL draft is in the distance and rookies continue to sign their professional contracts as minicamps progress through the summer, but some first-year players will struggle to prove their true worth in their first season...

    Douglas J Miller Written by Douglas J Miller about 1 month ago 1,444 reads 2 comments

  16. Hottest Rookie Storylines During NFL Offseason Workouts

    If you are a fan of the NFL draft, the developing storylines that immediately follow the first round of rookie minicamps are exciting to follow...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 1 month ago 79,689 reads 137 comments

  17. The Best Rookie Storylines at Baltimore Ravens OTAs

    You can feel the upcoming NFL season inching closer when teams begin organized team activities. The Baltimore Ravens have already held their rookie minicamps to get their newest players acclimated to the NFL...

    Jason Marcum Written by Jason Marcum about 1 month ago 8,420 reads 27 comments

  18. Ohio State's 2016 NFL Draft Class Could Be Historically Great

    Ohio State set a record in the 2004 NFL draft, in which it had 14 total players selected, the most picks ever from one school in a single selection meeting...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 135,088 reads 119 comments

  19. 2016 NFL Draft Prospects Overshadowed Yet More Prepared Than Touted Teammates

    The "Fail for Cardale" campaigns have already started for teams trapped in the endless search for a franchise quarterback. I'm looking at you, Cleveland ...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 1 month ago 62,646 reads 52 comments

  20. How Shane Ray Can Thrive with Von Miller for Denver Broncos

    One of the most interesting moves of the 2015 NFL draft was the Denver Broncos making a move in the first round to go up and get former Missouri linebacker Shane Ray...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 1 month ago 4,100 reads 5 comments

  21. Christian Hackenberg Must Revert to Old Ways to Be Next Year's No. 1 Pick

    Football isn't baseball. You can't use advanced stats to get a good grasp of how an individual performs when there are 22 moving players who impact counting numbers...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 1 month ago 27,059 reads 67 comments

  22. Assessing SS Jaquiski Tartt's 2015 Role with the 49ers

    On paper, the San Francisco 49ers did not need to add a safety in the 2015 NFL draft. But San Francisco did so anyway—drafting former Samford safety Jaquiski Tartt with its second-round pick...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 1 month ago 12,386 reads 36 comments

  23. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Each Baltimore Ravens Rookie

    The Baltimore Ravens have added nine draft picks to the 2015 roster. Though each player will have different expectations placed on him, it's possible all nine players make an impact as rookies...

    Jason Marcum Written by Jason Marcum about 1 month ago 5,320 reads 26 comments

  24. Hit the Ground Running: 4 Rookies to Watch During NFL Rookie Minicamps

    The beginning of the NFL season starts with a team's offseason program, specifically during rookie minicamps . This allows newly drafted rookies to become more familiar with the professional level and to get off to a great start with their new teams..

    Curtis Calhoun Written by Curtis Calhoun about 1 month ago 669 reads 0 comments

  25. Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and the Tricky Business of Predraft Insurance Policies

    About six months ago, Ifo Ekpre-Olomu was considered to be a lock as an early-round pick in the NFL draft. In October, ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. ranked the Oregon cornerback as the best prospect in the league at that position ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 month ago 42,546 reads 24 comments