1. Buying or Selling Roster Spots for Top Undrafted Free Agents

    One of the most fascinating and shrouded aspects of the NFL draft is the signing of undrafted free agents. The entire process is a closely guarded secret, and it seems that every franchise approaches the process with a different philosophy...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 1 month ago 32,666 reads 39 comments

  2. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Each San Francisco 49ers Rookie

    The days and weeks following the NFL draft provide plenty of excitement and anticipation for rookie players joining pro teams for the first time...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 1 month ago 17,771 reads 25 comments

  3. Baylor Coach Art Briles Fires Back at NFL, Spread Offense Critics

    The 2015 NFL Draft has come and gone but the debate over quarterbacks from spread offenses is a neverending discussion nowadays...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 4,981 reads 0 comments

  4. NFL Draft 2015: The Player Each Team Will Most Regret Passing on

    We're at the point where the draft feels like it occurred months ago, despite the fact that less than two weeks have passed. Some fans will look back on the weekend's action and wish they could swap selections for draft choices they didn't agree with...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 1 month ago 132,069 reads 234 comments

  5. Every NFL Team's Best Undrafted Free-Agent Signing So Far

    One of the most underrated parts of the NFL draft season is what happens immediately following the mega-event...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 266,999 reads 299 comments

  6. Packers UDFA DB LaDarius Gunter Has Chance to Make Roster at Crowded Position

    Defensive back LaDarius Gunter, who signed with the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent, has an uphill battle in his fight to make the 53-man roster...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 1 month ago 15,424 reads 29 comments

  7. Which Rookies Will Prove to Be the Biggest Matchup Nightmares for Opponents?

    Creating favorable matchups on offense is key to game-planning and situational football in the NFL . A player with size, speed and/or a skill set that opponents can't match defensively is a true offensive weapon...

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  8. Panthers LB Shaq Thompson in Perfect Spot to Win Defensive Rookie of the Year

    In order for any player, including Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson to win Defensive Rookie of the Year, a lot of things have to go just right...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 1 month ago 13,994 reads 67 comments

  9. Breaking Down Expectations for Top Rookie Pass Rushers

    Now that the draft is written in dried ink, it's finally time to look at where some of the pieces have landed...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 1 month ago 21,593 reads 47 comments

  10. Predicting 8 Biggest Surprises from NFL Rookie Camps

    The 2015 NFL draft is in the books, and now teams are eager to see their selections on the field. From May 8 through 11, clubs may elect to hold a three-day rookie minicamp...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 406,700 reads 205 comments

  11. Biggest Steals of the 2015 NFL Draft

    Later-round players in every NFL draft go on to make huge impacts for their teams despite where they were selected...

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  12. Todd McShay Releases His 2016 NFL Mock Draft

    The soil over the 2015 NFL Draft is still fresh, yet ESPN's Todd McShay has already moved on to the next one...

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  13. Five of the Most Curious 2015 NFL Draft Decisions

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  14. Washington Redskins' 2015 Draft Class Increases Pressure on RG3 to Deliver

    Robert Griffin III is unique among quarterbacks in the NFL . No other passer could stumble through two diabolical seasons and not only keep his job but also continue enjoying the benefit of having a team built around him...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 1 month ago 12,559 reads 69 comments

  15. Early 2016 NFL Draft Big Board

    One year ago at this time we were talking about Marcus Mariota (my preseason No. 1 overall player), the question mark of Jameis Winston's off-field issues and the huge potential of Brett Hundley at UCLA...

    Matt Miller Written by Matt Miller about 1 month ago 126,535 reads 226 comments

  16. San Francisco 49ers: Trent Baalke Versus Conventional Wisdom in the 2015 Draft

    It’s easy to criticize the San Francisco 49ers ’ 2015 draft class. Football Outsiders reports that draft graders gave them the second-worst grade this year, with only the Buffalo Bills being less well-received...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 11,226 reads 71 comments

  17. 2015 NFL Draft Immediate Re-Do: How the 1st Round Should Have Gone Down

    Now that we’ve all had a moment to process the entirety of the 2015 NFL draft, it is now time to partake in some healthy hindsight and do a mock redraft to see how things could (should?) have gone...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 1 month ago 167,798 reads 302 comments

  18. NFL Mock Draft 2016: Early Look at Top Prospects in Next Year's Class

    It's never too soon for a mock draft. After all, we all love these things, don't we? Of course, we do. Even before a snap has been played in the college or NFL game, we can't ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 20,050 reads 49 comments

  19. 5 Positions Cleveland Browns Must Still Address Before 2015 Season

    The 2015 NFL draft was a productive one for the Cleveland Browns . The Browns selected 12 players, addressed a number of their more obvious needs and built up their supply of young depth players...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 1 month ago 13,739 reads 50 comments

  20. Expert Consensus NFL Rookie Award Predictions

    Prognostication is defined as "the act of forecasting or predicting (something future) from present indications or signs...

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  21. NFL Rookies Who Will Be Household Names by Season's End

    Early success in the NFL translates to longer careers. Because there's such a "win now" mentality in the league, one that disregards the progression of players during practice, instead ...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 1 month ago 146,218 reads 215 comments

  22. Undrafted NFL Free Agents Who Could Be Major Contributors in 2015

    Every NFL season includes productive undrafted rookies—players who find ways to be significant contributors for their teams even though they were not among the 256 players selected in the draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 58,334 reads 78 comments

  23. 2015 Offensive Line Class Revolves Around Long-Term Plans, Not Instant Impact

    Brandon Scherff, who was selected fifth overall in the 2015 NFL draft by the Washington Redskins, was a rare commodity among the offensive linemen in this year's class...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 1 month ago 5,238 reads 7 comments

  24. Breaking Down the New Orleans Saints' Roster After the 2015 NFL Draft

    With the NFL draft now behind them, the New Orleans Saints will head into the summer with a better understanding of what their roster will look like in 2015...

    Zane Brown Written by Zane Brown about 1 month ago 15,792 reads 37 comments

  25. HERE'S HOW OFTEN ESPN DRAFT ANALYSTS USE the SAME WORDS

    Whether by nature or design, ESPN analysts tend to use the same buzzwords repeatedly, as if they have been handed trigger words for debate...

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 1 month ago 6,460 reads 0 comments