1. USC's Cody Kessler Emerging as One of 2015 NFL Draft's Top Quarterback Prospects

    The consensus among media draft analysts, from ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay (both subscription required) to CBS Sports’ Rob Rang and Bleacher Report’s ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 17,779 reads 45 comments

  2. NFL Week 12 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 11

    To be a candidate for the NFL Rookie of the Year award—and to hold a spot in the Bleacher Report Rookie Rankings—is becoming more difficult by the week...

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  3. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Week 11

    Saturday was an eventful day for some of the 2015 NFL draft’s top prospects, especially its running backs...

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  4. Rams Cornerback E.J. Gaines Proving to Be One of 2014 NFL Draft's Early Steals

    It’s rare for a sixth-round draft pick like E.J. Gaines of the St. Louis Rams to become an immediate starter for his team as an outside cornerback. Gaines has not only taken on that responsibility by starting each of St...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 16,657 reads 22 comments

  5. NFL Week 11 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 10

    As playoff races are heating up down the stretch of the NFL season, more and more rookies—such as New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr...

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  6. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Week 10

    While this past Saturday was highlighted by its six matchups between teams both ranked within the Top 17 of the College Football Playoff standings, the weekend also brought no shortage of notable individual performances and milestones reached...

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  7. Back and Better Than Ever, DeVante Parker Looking Like a Top 2015 Draft Prospect

    Just two games into his injury-shortened senior season, Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker has already raised his stock as a projected first-round pick for the 2015 NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 7,015 reads 7 comments

  8. NFL Week 10 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post Week 9

    Now that every NFL team has played at least half of its regular-season games, races for Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year awards have been narrowed down to the players who have already made consistently strong impacts for their teams...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 31,036 reads 64 comments

  9. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Week 9

    As October rolled into November and the nation’s top teams continued to jockey for position in the aftermath of the release of the year’s first College Football Playoff ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 23,055 reads 28 comments

  10. Midseason Rookie Report Cards for Every NFL Team

    While some NFL teams are already looking brilliant for the decisions they made during and after the 2014 NFL draft, other general managers might be left to answer tough questions as their teams’ rookie classes are underperforming...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 69,635 reads 97 comments

  11. NFL Week 9 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 8

    Through the first half of the season, it's been the year of the linebacker for the 2014 class of NFL rookies. This was especially true in Week 8...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 14,472 reads 20 comments

  12. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post Week 8

    It’s the time of the year when top players in college football, like Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper and Washington edge-defender Hau’oli Kikaha, are starting to rewrite the record books...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 26,089 reads 15 comments

  13. From Unknown to Top Prospect: West Virginia WR Kevin White's Draft Stock Soaring

    When Alabama played West Virginia on the first Saturday of the college football season, it was already widely expected that one of the wide receivers in that game—Crimson Tide ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 12,247 reads 8 comments

  14. NFL Week 8 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post Week 7

    With many teams just one game away from the halfway points of their seasons, it's starting to become clear who the top rookies are in the NFL this year...

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  15. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post Week 7

    The first half of this year’s college football season was a disappointing one for the top quarterbacks eligible for the 2015 NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 18,894 reads 19 comments

  16. Additions of Verrett, Flowers Paying Dividends Early for Chargers Defense

    At the end of the 2013 season, it certainly could have been said that the San Diego Chargers had the worst starting cornerbacks in the NFL ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 3,976 reads 9 comments

  17. NFL Week 7 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post Week 6

    Blockers and tacklers continue to rule the roost from the 2014 NFL draft class, as three offensive linemen and three linebackers make up the top six spots in the league's rookie rankings following Week 6...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 46,064 reads 86 comments

  18. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post Week 6

    As the top teams in college football are fighting for position in the race to make the inaugural College Football Playoff, the sport’s best individual players are jockeying to become top prospects for the NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 27,563 reads 25 comments

  19. Cleveland Browns Guard Joel Bitonio Quietly Standing out as NFL's Best Rookie

    He might not yet be well recognized because of the position he plays, but Cleveland Browns left guard Joel Bitonio has quietly been as consistent and as positively impactful ...

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  20. NFL Week 6 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 5

    While skill-position players often get the most attention, many of the best players in the rookie class thus far have been consistently performing offensive linemen like left guard ...

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  21. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Week 5

    It seems to often be the case that the least hyped weekends of college football end up being the most exciting, while the Saturdays full of highly touted matchups end up falling short of expectation...

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  22. Washington's Shaq Thompson Projects as 2015 NFL Draft's Most Versatile Prospect

    It’s unclear what position Shaq Thompson will play in the National Football League, but it’s becoming increasingly evident that the Washington junior has the skills ...

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  23. NFL Week 5 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 4

    With the first month of the 2014 NFL season in the books, every team has had a chance to evaluate how its roster stacks up and where its rookies can fit into game plans as first-year players...

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  24. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Week 4

    The first month of the college football season is already in the books; teams are starting to get into the heart of their conference schedules and NFL draft prospects, such as Missouri ...

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  25. Alabama's Amari Cooper Emerging as 2015 NFL Draft's Top Wide Receiver Prospect

    After a disappointing sophomore season cast some doubt, Alabama’s Amari Cooper is proving early in his junior season that he is one of college football’s best wide receivers and a top prospect among players eligible for the 2015 NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 10,305 reads 15 comments