1. 2014 NFL Draft Picks Who Already Look Like Home Runs

    The 2014 NFL season has featured one of the best rookie classes ever. From offensive playmakers like New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr...

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  2. NFL Week 17 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 16

    Heading into Week 17 of the NFL ’s regular season, no major individual award race has a closer contest than the Defensive Rookie of the Year award, with two outstanding candidates topping off this week’s Bleacher Report NFL Rookie Rankings...

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  3. NFL Week 16: The Ultimate Guide to Saturday's Action

    For the first and only time during the 2014 regular season, NFL football will be played on Saturday in Week 16...

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  4. NFL Week 16 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 15

    There are at least three rookies on each side of the ball with legitimate arguments to win the Rookie of the Year awards this year, but clear favorites have emerged both offensively and defensively thanks to continued great play in Week 15...

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

    For the first time since August, there was a shortage of college football games this past Saturday, as only one game between Football Bowl Subdivision teams was played this past week...

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  6. Top 2015 NFL Draft Prospects in Every Bowl Game

    College football players from 76 schools in the Football Bowl Subdivision, some of whom are prospects for the 2015 NFL draft, will have one more opportunity to showcase their skills this season—in their teams' respective postseason bowl games...

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  7. NFL Week 15 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post Week 14

    With just three weeks remaining in the 2014 NFL season, top candidates for the league’s Rookie of the Year awards are making their final pushes to prove they deserve the top spots in the NFL rookie rankings...

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  8. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Week 14

    While some teams’ college football seasons were already over, and many others spent it waiting to find out what bowl games they were selected to play in, conference-championship ...

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  9. Interceptions Raising Doubts About Jameis Winston's NFL Potential

    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is often characterized as an elite prospect with character concerns, a player whose on-field ability could make him one of the top picks ...

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  10. NFL Week 14 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 13

    Perhaps they’re hitting the “rookie wall,” as the end of the season is often referred to for first-year players who are accustomed to playing shorter seasons than ...

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  11. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Week 13

    As the majority of college football teams concluded their regular-season schedules this past weekend, “Rivalry Week” was an important one for 2015 NFL draft prospects—many ...

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  12. UCLA's Brett Hundley Is 2015 NFL Draft's Most Polarizing Quarterback Prospect

    Should Brett Hundley be one of the top picks in the 2015 NFL draft, or does the UCLA quarterback have too many flaws to succeed as a professional passer? That’s a question ...

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  13. NFL Week 13 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post Week 12

    No player has made a bigger or faster move up the NFL Rookie Rankings this year than New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has in the past four weeks...

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

    This past week in college football was the calm before the storm, featuring few marquee matchups and dramatic results, but that doesn’t mean NFL scouts weren’t paying attention...

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  15. 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 ...

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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 6 months ago 17,353 reads 22 comments

  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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...

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  22. 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...

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  23. 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 ...

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  24. 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...

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  25. 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...

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