1. Notable NFL Players Who Could Be Cut Before the 2016 Regular Season

    While still avoiding the risk of injuries, NFL teams aim to keep competition and motivation high. While not everyone on a roster is fighting for their jobs, thanks to a majority ...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 1 month ago 24,358 reads 51 comments

  2. Can Will Fuller, Braxton Miller Find Big Roles in Texans Offense in 2016?

    Last year, the Houston Texans suffered through miserable quarterback play, an injury-plagued rushing attack and a reliance on DeAndre Hopkins to carry an otherwise mediocre receiving corps...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 1 month ago 11,638 reads 26 comments

  3. Can Christian Hackenberg Win the New York Jets' Starting QB Job in 2016?

    Had the 2016 NFL draft taken place at Radio City Music Hall instead, we might have seen the loudest collective groan and boo from New York Jets fans in a long time...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 2 months ago 11,962 reads 19 comments

  4. Predicting Every NFL Team's Surprise Rookie Gem

    For a draft to be deemed successful, more than half of a team's draft picks should make the roster and contribute for a few years...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 2 months ago 169,217 reads 129 comments

  5. 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 26,974 reads 40 comments

  6. 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 3,447 reads 44 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 7,308 reads 8 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 62,216 reads 90 comments

  9. Cleveland Browns' WR Competition to Be One of NFL's Most Intriguing Camp Battles

    The Cleveland Browns are no stranger to the spotlight when it comes to negativity about their roster-building approaches...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 12,595 reads 48 comments

  10. 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

  11. 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...

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  12. 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 22,143 reads 41 comments

  13. Undrafted Free Agents Who Should Command Your Attention in 2016 Offseason

    For NFL draft junkies and diehard fans of respective NFL teams, seven rounds just isn't enough. While undrafted players don't often contribute as rookies or even make the team long term, enough have overcome the odds...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 60,136 reads 47 comments

  14. 2016 NFL Draft: Undrafted Free Agents Teams Will Regret Passing On

    It’s amazing to think that, after 253 picks in the NFL draft, there are still quality, NFL-caliber players available. But each year, every team usually has at least one undrafted player who contributes during his rookie season...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 69,881 reads 49 comments

  15. Undrafted After Round 1, How Far Could Injured LBs Myles Jack, Jaylon Smith Fall

    While uncertainty dominated the storylines as to how the 2016 NFL draft would unfold, no one could have projected that Myles Jack of the UCLA Bruins would have fallen out of the first round entirely...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 47,870 reads 88 comments

  16. 2016 NFL Draft's All-Sleeper Team

    Even after four months of NFL draft buildup, there are still players who will likely be drafted without any real buzz...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 51,997 reads 31 comments

  17. Is Christian Hackenberg Really Worth a 1st-Round Pick?

    After suffering through a lackluster sophomore and junior campaign, Christian Hackenberg entered the draft process with much frustration from NFL scouts...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 26,081 reads 89 comments

  18. Why Florida Safety Keanu Neal Has Good Chance to Crash Draft's 1st Round

    We often hear about prospects who may have benefited from their supporting cast enough to inflate their draft stock, so teams should potentially be wary of their upside...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 9,800 reads 36 comments

  19. Best-Kept Secrets of the 2016 NFL Draft Class

    Less than 10 days away from the 2016 NFL draft, not every secret of the draft has been revealed. As quarterbacks, prospects with character or injury concerns and flashy athletes ...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 32,192 reads 21 comments

  20. Why Boston College Safety Justin Simmons Could Crash the NFL Draft's 2nd Round

    Without considering Jalen Ramsey as a safety prospect, the top safety spot remains unclaimed for the 2016 NFL draft process...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 11,229 reads 18 comments

  21. Top 2016 NFL Draft Prospects' Flaws: Major, Minor or Imagined?

    No prospect who enters the NFL draft is without flaws, no matter how athletically or fundamentally special he is. At times, these flaws are overstated and unreasonably detract from a prospect's abilities...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 3 months ago 8,140 reads 11 comments

  22. The Best Big-Play Tight Ends in the 2016 NFL Draft

    Starting in the early 2000s, the value of the tight end position skyrocketed. While pass-catching tight ends have been prevalent in offenses throughout the NFL 's history, today's ...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 4 months ago 11,274 reads 13 comments

  23. The Hardest Hitters in the 2016 NFL Draft Class

    There’s more to playing linebacker or safety than being able to lay a big hit. But in the NFL , when occasional big plays can swing a game in the form of a missed first down, ...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 4 months ago 43,692 reads 29 comments

  24. 2016 NFL Draft: Best-Case, Worst-Case Scenarios for Every Top Prospect

    The NFL draft process is almost entirely about projections. While we can have a baseline about what players can be early in their NFL careers, prospects are drafted primarily about what they could become with NFL coaching, training and experience...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 4 months ago 33,695 reads 42 comments

  25. NFL Draft 2016: The Worst-Case Scenario Every Team Must Avoid

    Every year, the NFL draft doesn’t quite go as planned. While sometimes teams struggle because of a lack of preparation, at other times it’s just bad luck or the crazy ...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 4 months ago 111,641 reads 195 comments