1. 2014 NFL Draft: Identifying the Prototype Player Every Team Needs

    Most of the NFL draft process is about finding prototypes. Take away the names and personalities and you have combine numbers and skills. Match those up with team needs and you have done most of the work those front-office types are wrapping up now...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 5 months ago 86,399 reads 52 comments

  2. Why Khalil Mack Is Guaranteed to Be an NFL Superstar

    NFL draft prospects are rarely sure things; they are more a roll of the dice than guaranteed winning lottery tickets. That is unless you are a 6'3", 251-pound linebacker with a 40-inch vertical who can run the 40-yard dash in 4...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 5 months ago 27,298 reads 84 comments

  3. NFL Draft 2014 : The Oakland Raiders Must Draft WR Sammy Watkins

    The Oakland Raiders need playmakers on offense and after whiffing on DeSean Jackson , who signed a deal with the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, it's clear that the position of greatest need is wide receiver...

    Justin Smith Written by Justin Smith about 6 months ago 9,522 reads 21 comments

  4. Khalil Mack Brings Size, Speed and Huge NFL Promise from a Small School

    Khalil Mack might not have won any important NCAA football games at the University of Buffalo, but he is winning the NFL draft process...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 6 months ago 19,029 reads 28 comments

  5. The Best Team Fits for Top NFL Draft Prospects

    No draft prospect would turn down a chance to be selected No. 1 overall by the Houston Texans, but that doesn't mean that is the place everyone should go. Heck, No. 2 to the St. Louis Rams or No...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 7 months ago 161,668 reads 148 comments

  6. NFL Draft 2014: Playmakers Who Raised Their Stock with Impressive Combines

    With how deep the 2014 NFL draft class is across the board given that an unprecedented 98 underclassmen have declared themselves eligible, standing out is difficult...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 7 months ago 238 reads 0 comments

  7. NFL Draft 2014: Players Who Need an Impressive Pro Day to Move Up Boards

    The NFL Scouting Combine can be a catapult for a player up draft boards or incite criticism and subsequently lead to a plummeting stock for a college prospect...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 7 months ago 684 reads 1 comments

  8. Brandin Cooks' Combine Performance Should Bump Him into NFL Draft's 1st Round

    Former Oregon State standout wide receiver Brandin Cooks' draft stock just got a huge spike. We already knew what kind of explosiveness he brought to the football field after seeing him in action in college...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 7 months ago 7,027 reads 11 comments

  9. NFL Draft 2014: Top Prospects Who Boosted Stock at Combine

    It's easy to put too much weight into a player's performance at the NFL Scouting Combine, but it's still a valuable setting for teams to evaluate this year's class of top prospects...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 7 months ago 727 reads 0 comments

  10. Khalil Mack and the 10 Most Explosive Athletes from the 2014 NFL Combine

    Explosion is an underrated trait in today's NFL . However, it's what the yearly combine exposes the most out of each year's crop of athletes. Khalil Mack had one of the best showings at the combine because of his explosive athleticism...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 7 months ago 12,992 reads 10 comments

  11. Your Best 11 Mailbag: Today We Talk Combine, a Lot of Combine!

    The combine has wrapped up and if you've been following along on Twitter, @ InTheBleachers , then you know that I do enjoy the whole ordeal in Indianapolis...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 7 months ago 6,773 reads 1 comments

  12. NFL Prospects Shooting Up Draft Boards After the Scouting Combine

    NFL scouts spend months on end watching film of college prospects, going to games and gathering as much information as possible about how these players will transition to the NFL...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 7 months ago 7,658 reads 5 comments

  13. NFL Combine 2014 Wrap-Up: Post-Combine Stock Report for Every Position

    Now that the combine has finished, we can take a look at who might have helped themselves or hurt themselves in Indianapolis...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about 7 months ago 17,540 reads 12 comments

  14. NFL Combine 2014: Unheralded Stars Who Shone in Front of Scouts

    After an action-packed 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, there were several unheralded college athletes who proved that they deserve consideration as top picks in the first round...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 7 months ago 189 reads 0 comments

  15. 2014 NFL Draft: Matt Miller's Scouting Notebook, Post-Combine

    The 2014 NFL Scouting Combine is over, and with it the predraft process rolls on. With just over two months left until the May 8 draft gets started, much is changing in the NFL...

    Matt Miller Written by Matt Miller about 7 months ago 58,083 reads 46 comments

  16. Miami Dolphins' 8 Biggest Scouting Combine Takeaways

    The NFL combine has come to an end, and for the Miami Dolphins , it should have been an extremely informative experience. Sitting with the 19th selection of the NFL draft, the Dolphins could choose to go in many different directions...

    Andrew Tornetta Written by Andrew Tornetta about 7 months ago 3,314 reads 18 comments

  17. Jacksonville Jaguars' 8 Biggest Scouting Combine Takeaways

    The combine will have shown the Jacksonville Jaguars that there is a plethora of talent available to boost their feeble pass rush...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 7 months ago 1,817 reads 9 comments

  18. Why NFL Teams Are Concerned About Cyrus Kouandjio's Knee

    When NFL Scouting Combine physicians examined University of Alabama left tackle Cyrus Kouandjio's left knee, trouble surfaced...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 7 months ago 9,038 reads 32 comments

  19. Nebraska Football: Is Stanley Jean-Baptiste Really the Next Richard Sherman?

    Could former Husker cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste really be the next Richard Sherman ? NFL Media senior analyst Gill Brandt thinks so. As NFL.com reported , Brandt sees a lot of similarities between the two...

    Erin Sorensen Written by Erin Sorensen about 7 months ago 6,818 reads 6 comments

  20. Post-NFL Combine Top Position Rankings for 2014 NFL Draft

    The 2014 NFL Scouting Combine has now come to a close, so it is time to reflect on everything that happened and continue refining player rankings for the 2014 NFL draft...

    Garrett Baker Written by Garrett Baker about 7 months ago 2,372 reads 0 comments

  21. NFL Draft 2014: Prospects with Soaring Stock After Scouting Combine

    The NFL Scouting Combine represents a chance for all 32 teams to get an up-close and personal look at each of the 330 prospects in attendance at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis...

    Alex Kay Written by Alex Kay about 7 months ago 1,243 reads 0 comments

  22. Chicago Bears 2014 Scouting Combine Stock Report

    The sun has set on a another year at the scouting combine in Indianapolis . Next up for the potential draft picks are their respective pro days. Like a Fortune 500 company at the Dow Jones, a player's stock can shift from one moment to the next...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 7 months ago 11,676 reads 63 comments

  23. Pittsburgh Steelers' 8 Biggest Scouting Combine Takeaways

    What did we learn from the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine? That is the question on the minds of every NFL fan. The combine is a four-day test of the physical and the mental...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 7 months ago 16,203 reads 33 comments

  24. Power Ranking the 25 Best 2014 NFL Combine Performances

    The annual NFL Scouting Combine is the only pre-draft event each year in which a vast majority of the draft’s top prospects have the opportunity to compete against one another on an equal playing field...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 7 months ago 33,604 reads 26 comments

  25. Washington Redskins Mock Draft: 7-Round Predictions, Post-Combine

    Defense will be the order of the day at the top of May's draft for the Washington Redskins . Impressive results at the combine by a number of wide receivers shouldn't have altered ...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 7 months ago 15,650 reads 26 comments