1. Why Kyle Van Noy Could Steal Defensive Rookie of the Year Honors in 2014

    There are no shortage of prime candidates to be the 2014 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney , Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Khalil Mack, St...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 13,049 reads 21 comments

  2. Buying or Selling Every Top Rookie QB as a Week 1 Starter

    There have been 12 Week 1 rookie starting quarterbacks in the NFL since 2009, but it’s unclear whether that trend will continue in 2014...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 77,538 reads 151 comments

  3. Buying or Selling the NFL's Hottest Projected Breakout Stars

    Run a search on Google or any major website that covers the National Football League, and you’re bound to find a list of projected breakout players for the upcoming season...

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  4. How the Vikings Can Turn Jerick McKinnon Into the NFL's Most Dynamic Rookie

    If you’re not a Minnesota Vikings fan or a draft junkie, you might not yet be familiar with Jerick McKinnon’s ability as a football player...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 41,474 reads 50 comments

  5. Highlighting the Latest Buzz Around Every NFL Team Heading into Training Camp

    If you're getting anxious for NFL players to strap on the pads and start playing football, the wait is almost over...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 35,611 reads 81 comments

  6. Predicting the NFL's Sophomore Slumps for the 2014 Season

    The sophomore-slump phenomenon might be more mythical than it is a real trend, but there are annual examples of second-year NFL players who fail to meet expectations after impressive rookie seasons...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 50,270 reads 66 comments

  7. 10 Undrafted Free Agents with the Best Chance of Making an NFL Roster

    No one wants to go undrafted, but it’s not a death sentence to an NFL hopeful's career. Forty-nine undrafted free agents (UDFAs) from the 2013 NFL draft made rosters last year, according to NFL...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 43,581 reads 96 comments

  8. Previewing the Most Exciting Rookies to Watch in 2014 Training Camps

    Training camps will begin throughout the NFL later this month. While every player on his respective team will be making an effort to prove he is integral to his franchise in 2014, ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 34,520 reads 67 comments

  9. Ranking NFL's Best Remaining Free Agents Ahead of Training Camp

    Being a free agent in July is a situation that no NFL player—at least one who intends to continue his career in the league—wants to be in...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 50,073 reads 58 comments

  10. First-Round Rookies with Most to Prove in 2014 NFL Training Camps

    Every first-round pick from the 2014 NFL draft will be expected to learn, develop and prove themselves during their teams’ training camps, which will begin later this month...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 25,628 reads 31 comments

  11. 2014 NFL Rookies Who Already Look Like Draft Steals

    NFL personnel departments spent all year trying to determine which prospects held the most value in the 2014 draft, but the evaluation of those players didn't end with the selection meeting...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 228,284 reads 203 comments

  12. NFL Rookies Flying Up Depth Charts This Offseason

    The games have yet to begin, but the competition to climb depth charts has already started throughout the NFL ...

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  13. Predicting the Top NFL Rookie Performer at Every Position

    Every NFL team will be hoping their rookies emerge as immediate standouts in 2014, but with regards to both skill sets and situations, some first-year players glisten above the rest of the pack as potential top performers for their new teams in 2014...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 135,069 reads 315 comments

  14. Ranking the Top 25 Sophomores Heading into the 2014 NFL Season

    For as much emphasis as there might be on the incoming rookie classes of each NFL team, most franchises will be impacted more profoundly in 2014 by the development and progression of their second-year players...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 120,602 reads 537 comments

  15. Realistic Expectations for Every NFL Offense with New Offensive Coordinator

    More than a third of the National Football League’s teams are going into the 2014 season with new coaches calling the shots for their offenses...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 13,270 reads 22 comments

  16. Predicting NFL's Most Likely Comeback Player of the Year Candidates

    After Associated Press voters threw precedent out the window by choosing San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers as the recipient of the 2013 NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award, ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 20,273 reads 101 comments

  17. Updated NFL Rookie Report for All 32 First-Round Picks

    The 2014 NFL rookie class has yet to take the field for any game action, but as the league’s spring workout season nears its close, each draft pick has had the opportunity to learn from his new team and hopefully, impress it...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 144,628 reads 72 comments

  18. Why the New Orleans Saints Offense is a Perfect Fit for Brandin Cooks

    When the New Orleans Saints traded up to the No. 20 overall pick in this year’s NFL draft to select Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks, they made one of the league’s ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 6,876 reads 24 comments

  19. Which Undrafted Free Agents Are Turning Heads in OTAs?

    What happens in spring workouts won’t matter much when the NFL season begins, but they are important opportunities for some players—especially undrafted rookies—to prove their worth to their NFL teams...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 51,805 reads 28 comments

  20. Predicting the 10 Most Disappointing NFL Rookies

    The NFL draft brings annual hope to every team in the league in the form of draft picks with the potential to immediately make their teams better...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 77,970 reads 157 comments

  21. Early Favorites for the No. 1 Overall Pick in the 2015 NFL Draft

    Although the 2015 NFL draft is more than 10 months away, scouting and speculation for who will be the No. 1 overall pick has already begun...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 84,313 reads 300 comments

  22. The NFL's Most Intriguing Developmental Prospects

    Player development within the NFL doesn’t get nearly as much attention as the annual draft and free-agent frenzy do each year, but it’s arguably the most important aspect of building a successful team...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 30,619 reads 44 comments

  23. Predicting Every NFL Team's Most Heated Camp Battle

    The 90-man rosters that NFL teams will bring into their training camps, which begin in less than two months, are largely set...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 47,847 reads 69 comments

  24. Analyzing Latest Updates from NFL OTAs

    Players are back at work around the National Football League as organized team activities (OTAs) have begun. With the exception of the St...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 29,603 reads 44 comments

  25. Buying or Selling Each 1st-Round Rookie as a Day 1 Starter

    Long gone are the days when an NFL rookie's first season was seen as a year of development. That’s especially true for first-round draft picks, who are expected to become immediate ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 70,274 reads 68 comments