1. Re-Drafting the 2012 NFL Draft

    NFL draft-mania is in full force this week as the 2015 class prepares to enter the league. Instead of looking forward, it’s time to jump back to 2012 and re-do what happened three years ago...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 11 hours ago 10,926 reads 31 comments

  2. Arizona Cardinals Mock Draft: B/R Community Top 100 and 7-Round Results

    Welcome to the 2015 NFL draft week. After months of speculation, rumors and mock drafts, we’ ve made it to the most exciting event of the offseason...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 15 hours ago 3,581 reads 11 comments

  3. 2015 NFL Draft: Predicting Where Top Offensive Playmakers Will Land

    Every NFL draft class is as unique as the personalities that are in the talent pool. 2015 is no different, as the class lacks the deep offerings that 2014 provided. But the 2015 NFL draft does have a vast amount of offensive playmakers available...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 days ago 21,418 reads 36 comments

  4. Who Could Trade Up, Down in the 2015 NFL Draft?

    As much fun as the mock drafts can be, we all know they're going to be for naught when the trades start happening on draft day. The 2015 NFL draft should be one of the more fun events in recent years, as there is as much uncertainty as ever at the top...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 6 days ago 37,793 reads 48 comments

  5. 2015 NFL Mock Draft: A First-Round Blueprint for Every Team

    The 2015 NFL draft is almost here after four months of speculation and evaluation. We still have little idea of what will actually occur, so mock drafts are useful to play out scenarios...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 8 days ago 32,774 reads 17 comments

  6. 2015 NFL Draft: Pros and Cons of Every Potential Top Overall Pick

    The 2015 NFL draft is quickly approaching, which means there are rumors spewing from every direction. Which team is interested in particular players isn’t what we’re going to worry about right now, though...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 13 days ago 30,892 reads 73 comments

  7. Oregon Tackle Jake Fisher Has the Athleticism NFL Teams Covet

    Finding top-tier players amongst the thousands of quality athletes who play competitive football is an extremely difficult task. One method NFL front offices and talent evaluators use to filter through the clutter to find standouts is athletic testing..

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 15 days ago 7,639 reads 9 comments

  8. 2015 NFL Draft: Best-Case, Worst-Case Scenarios for Every Top Prospect

    The top prospects for the 2015 NFL draft have separated themselves from the pack. But even for the cream of the talent crop, going to the best possible situation is important for future success...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 17 days ago 135,305 reads 143 comments

  9. In Pass-Happy NFL, These Slot Cornerbacks Should Be a Hot Commodity on Draft Day

    As the NFL continues to evolve schematically, coaches and coordinators look to push the envelope with innovation to create mismatches. Offenses have diversified to cause defenses to spread out...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 18 days ago 7,994 reads 13 comments

  10. 2015 NFL Draft: The Worst-Case Scenario Every Team Must Avoid

    The NFL draft is one of the most unpredictable sporting events of the year. For months, we make mock drafts and try to simulate “realistic” scenarios. But then the draft arrives, and there are a multitude of surprising picks...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 21 days ago 279,457 reads 313 comments

  11. 2015 NFL Draft Filled with Hit-or-Miss Offensive Linemen

    Drafting a highly touted offensive lineman high in the draft is one of the safest picks an NFL franchise can make. That’s one of the oldest adages that I can remember hearing every NFL draft season...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 22 days ago 11,854 reads 40 comments

  12. Best Scheme Fits for Draft's Top Wide Receivers

    As we draw ever closer to the 2015 NFL draft, matching talent with a scheme that will maximize said talent is critical...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 23 days ago 49,508 reads 110 comments

  13. Best Scheme Fits for Draft's Top Running Backs

    Projecting how top collegiate football players will transition to the NFL is a tough endeavor. To make the process of talent evaluation more effective, it’s important to recognize what situation a player performs the best in...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 28 days ago 27,982 reads 54 comments

  14. Every NFL Team's Biggest Draft Need Coming out of Free Agency

    The NFL ’s free-agency period brought a craze like we’ve never seen before. Player movement was at an all-time high with several blockbuster trades. All of that has now changed each team’s biggest draft needs...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 128,384 reads 220 comments

  15. Ranking the Top 10 Boom-or-Bust Prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft

    Some NFL draft prospects exceed predraft expectations. It could because they were more talented than originally thought, or they’re hardworking and overcame major obstacles...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 60,671 reads 71 comments

  16. DeVante Parker Hype Is Too High, Louisville WR Still Well Behind Cooper, White

    Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker has been a hot name as the 2015 NFL draft approaches. The 6’3”, 209-pound receiver is coming off a spectacular but shortened season where he posted 855 yards in just seven games...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 7,842 reads 25 comments

  17. Florida's D.J. Humphries Has Potential to Be NFL's Next Franchise Left Tackle

    Every draft season has late risers throughout the process that emerge as high-quality prospects. As underclassmen declare for the draft, NFL teams and media alike go back to study surprise early entrees...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 16,587 reads 27 comments

  18. The Statistic Every NFL Team Must Address in the Draft

    To help fill needs and improve the quality of rosters, teams must dig neck-deep into all of the data available to them. Traditional statistics tell part of the story, as does advanced data...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 23,629 reads 58 comments

  19. 2015 NFL Draft: Rounding Up Experts' Latest Mock Draft Predictions

    The mock-draft season is one of the most fun to follow as a fan. With the first wave of free agency wrapped up, major needs are becoming more clear for each franchise. That puts a greater emphasis on the experts’ latest mock drafts...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 108,263 reads 128 comments

  20. Best Trade Scenarios Setting Up for the 2015 NFL Draft

    The recent trades in the NFL have added even more excitement to the free agency period. Big-name and high-dollar acquisitions are the norm in mid-March, but to see familiar names swapping teams through trades is not for the NFL...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 5,992 reads 3 comments

  21. Texas' Malcolm Brown Has Chance to Be Next Late-Round Running Back Star

    The market for top-shelf running backs is as strong as ever. NFL teams have rewarded star backs with rich new contracts this offseason despite a deep draft class filled with talent...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 19,814 reads 39 comments

  22. Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson Could Be Major Steal in 2015 Draft

    What a time to be an NFL cornerback. Just on the eve of free agency, cornerbacks Byron Maxwell and Kareem Jackson have already hit it rich...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 16,927 reads 36 comments

  23. 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Logical Solutions for Every First-Round Team

    The NFL offseason is about to heat up as we’re on the eve of the free-agency period. More than half the league has more than $20 million to spend to help upgrade their rosters, so there will be a flurry of high-dollar transactions coming soon...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 364,148 reads 496 comments

  24. NFL Draft 2015: Ranking the Depth at Every Position

    One year after a draft class that was considered one of the deepest in recent memory, the 2015 draft pool suffered because so much talent left school early in 2014...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 72,600 reads 40 comments

  25. What Separates Top RBs in the 2015 NFL Draft Class?

    For the first time since 2012, a running back could be selected in the first round of the NFL draft. The 2015 class is as deep as it is star-studded and has been called the “ rebirth ” of the position...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 1 month ago 28,151 reads 73 comments