1. Browns Give Johnny Manziel a Safety Cushion by Drafting RB Duke Johnson

    What is one way to help a recent first-round quarterback coming off a disastrous rookie season and a short stint in offseason rehab? Give him a game-breaking, three-down running back with explosive speed and pass-catching chops...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 18,568 reads 59 comments

  2. Can Ameer Abdullah Replace Reggie Bush as Lions' Explosive Back?

    The Detroit Lions used the 54th overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft to select Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah, an electric playmaker who figures to be an ideal replacement for the departed Reggie Bush as Detroit's next big-play threat...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 1 month ago 17,038 reads 51 comments

  3. Did Chiefs Steal the Draft's Top Cornerback in Marcus Peters?

    The Kansas City Chiefs were not the first team to select a cornerback in the opening round of the 2015 NFL draft, but it's quite possible the club still drafted the best player at the position with the No...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 2 months ago 17,936 reads 31 comments

  4. Packers Must Sort Through Red Flags at ILB Position in 2015 NFL Draft

    Finding answers at inside linebacker—the Green Bay Packers ' biggest positional need coming into the 2015 NFL draft—has required general manager Ted Thompson and his ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 2 months ago 22,136 reads 97 comments

  5. Is Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson a 1st-Round Lock?

    Given the needs at the position permeating the first round and the apparent love of his skill set around the league, Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson now looks like a strong bet to crack the first 32 selections in the 2015 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 2 months ago 2,771 reads 10 comments

  6. Predicting Landing Spots for the NFL's Most Controversial Draft Prospects

    Projecting college players to the NFL game is already a difficult enough proposition on its own, but the process becomes much more tedious when teams need to sort through the various ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 2 months ago 29,413 reads 47 comments

  7. MyCole Pruitt Is the Best 2015 Tight End Prospect You Haven't Heard of

    In a draft class featuring precious few elite talents at tight end, Southern Illinois' MyCole Pruitt has a real chance to become the secret star of the position group. Maxx Williams of Minnesota and Clive Walford of Miami (Fl...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 2 months ago 11,101 reads 5 comments

  8. Is Kevin White More Larry Fitzgerald or Cordarrelle Patterson?

    West Virginia receiver Kevin White remains one of the more confounding prospects of the 2015 NFL draft, mostly due to the wide range of potential outcomes once he lands at the next level...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 2 months ago 11,917 reads 46 comments

  9. QB Taylor Heinicke Hopes to Become 1st Player Ever Drafted from Old Dominion

    Taylor Heinicke does not possess a cannon right arm, Ben Roethlisberger -like size or game-breaking speed at the quarterback position. He also did not play for a big-time college football program with a rich history of producing NFL players..

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 2 months ago 33,350 reads 14 comments

  10. Is Kenny Bell Rising to Day 2 Pick in 2015 NFL Draft?

    Count Nebraska's Kenny Bell as another lost name in what seems like a never-ending pool of potential impact receivers in the 2015 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 2 months ago 10,078 reads 14 comments

  11. George Johnson Trade to Tampa Bay Ends in a Win for Detroit Lions

    Unwilling to pay even an insignificant sum for a potential one-hit wonder, the Detroit Lions still managed to pry away some level of compensation in the conclusion with defensive end George Johnson...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 17,852 reads 53 comments

  12. Elite College Production Proves TCU LB Paul Dawson Is More Than Worth the Risk

    Measurably slow, slightly undersized and questionable character-wise would typically represent a three-strikes-and-you're-out scenario for a college linebacker entering the NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 12,025 reads 42 comments

  13. Utah WR Dres Anderson Puts NFL Draft Dream on the Line in Personal Pro Day

    Life as an injured draft prospect can be a grueling waiting game, as Utah receiver Dres Anderson knows a little too well. The son of former NFL great Willie "Flipper" Anderson suffered a season-ending knee injury in October of last year...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 13,370 reads 1 comments

  14. Stevan Ridley Won't Solve Jets Run Game but Will Help Bolster New Offense

    The New York Jets ' signing of Stevan Ridley may seem redundant, but the former New England Patriots running back should provide low-risk, high-upside depth for a New York offense that has added plenty of new pieces this offseason...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 11,681 reads 44 comments

  15. Is Mississippi State RB Josh Robinson Being Overlooked in 2015 NFL Draft?

    Josh Robinson—the 5'8", 217-pound bowling ball of a running back from Mississippi State—might just have a case for being the most overlooked ball-carrier in the 2015 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 9,765 reads 16 comments

  16. John Sullivan Cements Status as One of NFL's Top Underrated Stars with Extension

    The Minnesota Vikings have ensured that one of the game's most underrated stars will anchor the middle of the club's offensive line for at least the next three seasons...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 4,227 reads 12 comments

  17. Zach Zenner Is the Most Productive 2015 NFL Draft Prospect You've Never Heard of

    Look up Zach Zenner of South Dakota State in most major draft databases and you'll likely find his name listed among the fullbacks...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 46,293 reads 70 comments

  18. Dashon Goldson Trade Further Highlights Bust Free-Agent Class of 2013

    Another member of 2013's bust free-agent class is departing the team that once spent millions to acquire him...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 44,630 reads 66 comments

  19. How Ryan Pace Has Overhauled and Improved Bears Roster in His First Offseason

    Left with only Phil Emery's dirty mop bucket of a roster, new Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace has not hesitated in embracing the gargantuan task of cleaning up the mess at Halas Hall...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 2,614 reads 2 comments

  20. Cowboys Re-Signing Rolando McClain Is Quietly One of the Offseason's Best Moves

    The Dallas Cowboys have quietly completed one of the best re-signings of this offseason. ESPN's Ed Werder reported Wednesday that the Cowboys have agreed to a one-year ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 46,566 reads 156 comments

  21. Did the Packers Get Good Value in Re-Signing Letroy Guion and B.J. Raji?

    While the Green Bay Packers eliminated an immediate need at nose tackle by re-signing Letroy Guion and B.J...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 24,037 reads 57 comments

  22. Is USC WR Nelson Agholor Worthy of a First-Round Pick?

    The hype train for receiver Nelson Agholor is gaining steam, and it might not slow down until the USC star is off the board during the first round of the 2015 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 8,934 reads 33 comments

  23. Georgia Tech's DeAndre Smelter Takes the Unbeaten Path to NFL Draft

    Often times in life, one door slams shut and another swings wide open. The strongest amongst us overcome the closed opportunity and take full advantage of the next one...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 13,520 reads 8 comments

  24. Terence Newman Is Perfect Veteran CB to Mentor Young Vikings' Secondary

    An emerging secondary led by one of the game's premier defensive teachers is adding a favorite of the instructor to help continue the unit's climb...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 12,020 reads 19 comments

  25. What Is Adrian Peterson Really Worth?

    A breaking point in the showdown between Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings is coming. And only once it finally arrives will the picture of Peterson's true value to the Vikings and the rest of the league become crystal clear...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 months ago 35,916 reads 182 comments