1. Undrafted Packers OLB Moses Using His Energy to Climb Depth Chart

    It might seem understandable for a player to go less than all out in minicamps and OTAs . There are no pads and no contact...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 2,078 reads 8 comments

  2. Packers' Little Gamble on 7th-Round Pick Datko's Shoulder Could Pay Off Big

    Big risks can yield big rewards. In the case of the Green Bay Packers and former Florida State offensive tackle Andrew Datko , little risks can also bring a big benefit. Datko was rated as a top-end offensive tackle prospect coming into 2011...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 7,488 reads 6 comments

  3. Undrafted Arizona WR Byrd Might Be Better Than His Drafted Hurricane Teammates

    It's easy to get lost in the crowd at an NFL factory like Miami -Florida. This year, the program placed two receivers in the draft, Travis Benjamin to the Browns in the fourth round and Tommy Streeter to the Ravens in the sixth round...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 8,273 reads 10 comments

  4. How High Will Josh Gordon Go in the NFL Supplemental Draft?

    If there's a draft, there's a debate, and the supplemental draft is no different. This year's edition features a prospect in the Terrelle Pryor -Ahmad Brooks strata of raw talent...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 2,567 reads 2 comments

  5. Lessons Learned from Philadelphia Eagles', Reid/Roseman's 2012 Draft Strategy

    The 2011 Philadelphia Eagles illustrate the fine line between success and failure in the NFL as well as any team in the league...

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  6. Former TCU RB Wesley Leads 'Best of the Rest' of 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft

    This year's supplemental draft class is led by a 6'4" 225 lb. wide receiver with elite speed, but there is at least one of player deserving of mention who could get drafted...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 2,381 reads 0 comments

  7. The Identity of the Team with the Sharpest Rookie Class Shouldn't Surprise You

    Sports Illustrated 's titan of the football media world, Peter King, is on vacation, so his must-read "Monday Morning Quarterback" column is being written by a parade of guests...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 3,611 reads 2 comments

  8. Ryan Tannehill 'Not in the Running Right Now' for Miami Starting Quarterback Job

    When Ryan Tannehill was drafted eighth overall by the Miami Dolphins , most expected 2012 to be his redshirt year. The early word from the team instead had Tannehill in the thick of the starting quarterback position battle...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 6,811 reads 22 comments

  9. Possible Destinations for NFL Supplemental Draft Wide Receiver Josh Gordon

    The NFL supplemental draft presents a very fascinating puzzle to solve. Teams submit the round pick they are willing to surrender in exchange for the rights to a player...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 6,900 reads 20 comments

  10. Former Baylor Wide Receiver Josh Gordon Could Be Supplemental Draft Steal

    Robert Griffin III's rising tide lifted the draft stock of Kendall Wright into the first round in April. Now, another one of his former receivers is looking to get drafted without the benefit of being part of Griffin's landmark 2011 campaign...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 3,236 reads 4 comments

  11. The Perfect Team Fit for the Top 2013 NFL Draft Prospects

    It's never too early to start thinking ahead. The NFL season always has plenty of surprises in store for us, but generally the biggest holes on a team before the season end up being the biggest holes on a team after the season...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 27,256 reads 84 comments

  12. Allen Sounds Optimistic About Rookie DE Crawford Despite Unimpressive Spring

    The Raiders rookie class was one of only two in the entire league to lack a first and second round pick, so getting early contributions from their draft picks isn't a given...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 9,025 reads 10 comments

  13. New Orleans Saints Sign Top Pick Akiem Hicks to Four-Year Deal

    Maybe the Saints are just taking their time because they have only five picks to take care of this season...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 2,049 reads 2 comments

  14. Blackmon Saying Right Things at Rookie Symposium, but Should We Believe Him?

    When you think of role models for Justin Blackmon , Adam "Pacman" Jones and Terrell Owens aren't exactly the first names that come to mind. That's exactly why the NFL had them speak as cautionary examples at the annual rookie symposium...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 2,909 reads 12 comments

  15. Undrafted Eagles WR Elvis Akpla Wants to Be Known for More Than Amazing Catch

    Some called it the "catch of the year." In one moment during an FCS quarterfinal against Sam Houston State, Montana State wide receiver Elvis Akpla put his name in the football pantheon ...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 567 reads 16 comments

  16. Undrafted OL Rishaw Johnson Making Good on 'Fresh Start' with Seattle Seahawks

    Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll is earning a reputation for giving players second chances, and the Seahawks may end getting a very good offensive line prospect because of it...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 5,376 reads 12 comments

  17. Undrafted Freak Athlete and Parcells Favorite Cody Pearcy Released by Atlanta

    One of the best stories of the 2012 undrafted free agent class has been given his walking papers. Jay Adams of the Atlanta Falcons ' official website reports that Cody Pearcy, the ...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 7,266 reads 3 comments

  18. Steelers Release Undrafted Local Product Brandon Lindsey

    Between his hometown connection to the Pittsburgh Steelers via the University of Pittsburgh and Aliquippa High School and the Steelers potential need for a developmental outside ...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 185 reads 2 comments

  19. Lessons Learned from Tennessee Titans', Ruston Webster's 2012 Draft Strategy

    During the same offseason that saw Jeff Fisher's first draft as the head coach of a team other than the Tennessee Titans , Ruston Webster had his first draft as general manager of the Titans...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 2,450 reads 2 comments

  20. Lessons Learned from Jacksonville Jaguars', Gene Smith's 2012 Draft Strategy

    Even though they're not a big-market team, the Jacksonville Jaguars' drafts over the last few years have been dissected as often as any team in the league...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 1,003 reads 4 comments

  21. Rookie Tandy's Versatility Already Giving Buccaneers Flexibility in Secondary

    At this point in a rookie's career, coaches are usually happy if the player is picking up the scheme at their position...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 3,891 reads 10 comments

  22. NFL Rookie Report: Whose Stock Is Rising, Falling This Offseason?

    The contrarian voice can be heard loudly in the football media. Everyone looks good in minicamp. Every team talks up their rookies. You can't learn anything from how players perform without pads...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 3,127 reads 4 comments

  23. How the Cowboys' Handling of UDFA Ronald Leary's Contract Could Change the Draft

    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has never been one to let money stand in the way of doing something to help his team...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 6,163 reads 17 comments

  24. Cowboys Gambling on Undrafted Guard Ronald Leary as He Runs with Starters

    Right guard was one of the Cowboys' most uncertain positions going into the draft. They had a chance to take the No. 1 guard in the draft, David DeCastro, at No. 14...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 6,938 reads 16 comments

  25. Jaguars Undrafted Wide Receiver Mike Brown Creating Buzz in Jacksonville

    The trend of college quarterbacks converting to wide receiver is waning, and it's one the Jaguars might want to forget after the Matt Jones first-round debacle...

    Sigmund Bloom Written by Sigmund Bloom about 2 years ago 4,263 reads 3 comments