1. 2013 NFL Draft: Final First Round Mock Draft with Trades

    The NFL draft is just a few days away and I finished up my final mock draft. Of course, if any trades take place from now until the start of the draft I'll have to make some adjustments...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 8,983 reads 32 comments

  2. Re-Drafting the 2012 NFL Draft

    Like most years, the 2012 NFL draft provided a lot of surprises and sleeper picks. This is why going back and doing a re-draft is entertaining. It shows how someone like Russell Wilson would go from a third-round pick to a first-rounder...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 28,700 reads 119 comments

  3. Kapron Lewis-Moore Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Notre Dame Defensive End

    Kapron Lewis-Moore Baltimore Ravens Sixth Round: 200th Pick Kapron Lewis-Moore didn’t receive nearly as much attention because of the other stars on the Notre Dame defense...

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  4. Earl Watford Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for James Madison Guard

    Earl Watford Arizona Cardinals Fourth Round, 116th Pick James Madison’s Earl Watford is a small-school prospect who possesses a ton of upside...

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  5. Braxston Cave Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Notre Dame C

    Notre Dame's Braxston Cave isn't getting a ton of attention during the draft process. However, he's the type of player capable of making an immediate impact...

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  6. Alvin Bailey Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Arkansas Guard

    Arkansas' Alvin Bailey is a late-round prospect who has some upside. He isn't the type of player who's ready to step in and make an immediate impact. However, Bailey's size and natural strength give him potential as a developmental player...

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  7. The 40-Yard Dash: How Speed Became NFL's Measuring Tool

    Important Dates of the 40-Yard Dash The 40-yard dash has become one of the more important parts of the NFL draft process. This event has been a key part of the NFL Combine since it started with just a few teams in the 1970’s...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 7,757 reads 12 comments

  8. Kyle Long Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Oregon OL

    Kyle Long Chicago Bears First Round, 20th Pick Oregon's Kyle Long has been one of the faster-rising prospects through the draft process. His athleticism and the fact he has experience at offensive tackle makes him an intriguing prospect...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 19,844 reads 189 comments

  9. Omoregie Uzzi Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Georgia Tech Guard

    Georgia Tech’s Omoregie Uzzi is a long shot to hear his name called during the upcoming draft. He’s a size prospect who lacks the awareness and feel for the game to make an immediate impact...

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  10. Jeff Baca Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for UCLA Guard

    Jeff Baca Minnesota Vikings Sixth Round: 196th Pick UCLA’s Jeff Baca projects as a mid-round prospect who has a good chance to make an early impact. Teams that run a zone-blocking scheme should see Baca as an excellent fit...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 2,018 reads 0 comments

  11. Hugh Thornton Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Illinois Guard

    Hugh Thornton Indianapolis Colts Third Round, 86th Pick Illinois' Hugh Thornton is a mid-round prospect who has upside at the next level...

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  12. Eric Herman Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Ohio Guard

    Eric Herman New York Giants Seventh Round: 225th Pick Ohio University doesn't get a ton of national attention, and that's how a player like Eric Herman can go unnoticed...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 426 reads 3 comments

  13. Garrett Gilkey Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Chadron State Guard

    Garrett Gilkey Cleveland Browns Seventh Round: 227th Pick Chadron State's Garrett Gilkey is an intriguing NFL prospect who has a chance to be an excellent player at the next level...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 1,127 reads 28 comments

  14. Are the New England Patriots Still Kings of the AFC East?

    The New England Patriots are still the top team in the AFC East for a few reasons, but Tom Brady ’s presence is the most important factor. Each year we get another example of how important the quarterback position is to a team's success...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 13,042 reads 123 comments

  15. Breaking Down Manti Te'o's Pro Day Workout

    Manti Te'o used his pro day to slightly improve on the 40-time he posted at the NFL combine. This workout will have little impact on the status of his draft stock...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 262 reads 9 comments

  16. The Most Ideal Team-Scheme Fits for NFL Draft's Top Prospects

    Finding the right fit for a young NFL prospect is extremely important. We've seen high profile picks like JaMarcus Russell and Glenn Dorsey fail to fulfill their potential in part because they landed in the wrong situation...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 22,109 reads 26 comments

  17. NFL Teams with the Most Work to Do on Draft Day

    It's easy to look at the worst teams from the previous season and say they need to have a productive draft. However, sometimes the best teams need the draft just as much to stay the best...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 19,082 reads 54 comments

  18. Updated Draft Needs for Every NFL Team After Early Stages of Free Agency

    The best teams in the NFL use the draft to fill the majority of their needs. Free agency has its purpose, but young and hungry talent is the way to build long-term success. This article identifies the top needs of every team in the league...

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  19. Draft Prospects Who Have Benefited the Most from Free Agency

    NFL free agency offers NFL franchises the opportunity to immediately address some major needs. It's different than the draft process because the buyer knows exactly what type of player they're adding to the mix...

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  20. Making the Case for Dee Milliner to Go in the Top 3 in the 2013 NFL Draft

    Alabama's Dee Milliner has a legitimate chance to make some history in this April's NFL Draft. Several factors are in play that could make him the first cornerback to come off the board before pick No...

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  21. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: How Early Free Agency Moves Will Shape 1st Round

    NFL free agency is a crazy even that wreaks havoc on everyone's mock drafts. The signings of big-name free agents like Mike Wallace, Paul Kruger and Jermon Bushrod really shook up the outlook of the draft...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 80,624 reads 194 comments

  22. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Who Are the Experts Picking for Every Team?

    It's always fun to compare the different mock drafts put out by the various experts in the field. This article includes picks from Todd McShay , Daniel Jeremiah , Charles Davis , Matt Miller , Dane Brugler and me...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 56,946 reads 133 comments

  23. Power Ranking Every Quarterback in the 2013 NFL Draft Heading into Pro Days

    The picture at the quarterback position is starting to take shape, with the upcoming pro days only playing a minor role in the process. This draft features more project quarterbacks than players ready to make an immediate impact...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 41,059 reads 125 comments

  24. NFL Draft Prospects with the Most to Prove at Pro Day Workouts

    Pro days play an important role in the draft stock of some prospects. It allows those that missed the scouting combine with an injury to partake in similar drills. NFL teams want to be able to match up workout numbers with what they see on the tape...

    Jon Dove Written by Jon Dove about over 1 year ago 24,035 reads 26 comments

  25. The Least Pro-Ready Prospects in the NFL Draft

    There's at least 100 prospects who fit in the category of not being NFL ready. This is why I focused this article on the more known prospects. Plenty of high-profile prospects enter the draft nowhere near ready to make an impact...

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