1. 2015 NFL Draft: Identifying the Safest Picks in Round 1

    It could be said that there is no such thing as a “safe” pick in the NFL draft. As a multitude of factors go into whether a player realizes his potential, no selection comes with guaranteed success...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 11 hours ago 22,992 reads 37 comments

  2. How Ali Marpet Went from D3 Football to Flying Up NFL Draft Boards

    The fastest offensive lineman at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine and a standout at this year’s Senior Bowl, Ali Marpet has a chance to be the most highly drafted player from a Division III school in 25 years...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 days ago 32,511 reads 19 comments

  3. Stephone Anthony Could Be the 2015 NFL Draft's Surprise First-Round Pick

    In a draft class that does not include a top-tier prospect at the inside linebacker position, Clemson’s Stephone Anthony is soaring up draft projections after an eye-opening performance at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 5 days ago 30,568 reads 38 comments

  4. NFL Combine 2015: Grading the Most Notable Invitees

    Many of the 2015 NFL draft's most highly projected prospects were full participants in the NFL Scouting Combine this year...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 7 days ago 53,469 reads 43 comments

  5. Depth of Running Back Draft Class Could Sway Teams Away from Gordon, Gurley

    The two-year drought on running backs as first-round draft picks is expected to end this year, as Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon and Georgia’s Todd Gurley are both considered rare talents at the position...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 10 days ago 45,314 reads 69 comments

  6. Brandon Scherff Is Draft's Best O-Lineman but May Need to Move to Guard for NFL

    Typically, the first offensive lineman selected in each year’s NFL draft is one who is chosen to play left tackle...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 11 days ago 8,402 reads 9 comments

  7. Ranking the Top 50 Players Invited to the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine

    Arguably the marquee event of the predraft season, the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine will bring all of the top prospects for the 2015 NFL draft together to see how the players stack up with one another in terms of size, strength and athleticism...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 15 days ago 91,617 reads 117 comments

  8. Predicting the Combine Performances of the Top 2015 NFL Draft Prospects

    It’s the time of the draft season when football skills take a back seat to 40-yard dash times. The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, where the 2015 NFL draft’s top prospects will ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 18 days ago 50,646 reads 83 comments

  9. Top Prospects Snubbed by the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine

    With 323 invited prospects, the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine will display a vast majority of the players who will be selected in the 2015 NFL draft, which only has 256 picks...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 20 days ago 31,835 reads 25 comments

  10. Biggest Risers, Fallers of the Early 2015 NFL Draft Process

    The buildup to the 2015 NFL draft is well underway. While the draft itself is still 80 days away, the NFL Scouting Combine starts in less than two weeks, while the season of predraft all-star games, including the Senior Bowl, is complete...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 22 days ago 46,782 reads 27 comments

  11. Why Florida's Dante Fowler Is the 2015 NFL Draft's Best Pass-Rushing Prospect

    Playing a position that is annually valued at a premium in the NFL draft, there are at least five edge pass-rushers who are in the potential-top-10-pick conversation in 2015...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 23 days ago 39,946 reads 70 comments

  12. Tyler Lockett Could Be the 2015 NFL Draft's Antonio Brown

    An NFL team that is not planning to use its first-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft on a wide receiver, but is still hoping to land the next Antonio Brown or Odell Beckham Jr., should look no further than Kansas State’s Tyler Lockett ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 24 days ago 14,777 reads 34 comments

  13. 2015 NFL Draft: Prospects with the Most Boom-or-Bust Potential

    Picking smart in the NFL draft is all about balancing risk and reward. While every franchise hopes to land future stars with its early-round picks, each team also tries to avoid drafting busts who fail to emerge as productive players...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 27 days ago 53,091 reads 69 comments

  14. Horrendous Senior Quarterback Class Will Leave QB-Needy Teams Stranded in Draft

    There are at least a half-dozen teams in the National Football League who could be looking for quarterback upgrades this offseason, but there are only three signal-callers in the 2015 NFL draft class who can viably be considered potential starters...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 16,178 reads 34 comments

  15. 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Super Bowl Week Projections

    The National Football League’s offseason is less than a week away. Following Sunday’s Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, the sights of all ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 197,634 reads 395 comments

  16. 2015 NFL Draft Scouting Notebook from Senior Bowl Game

    In their final chance to impress scouts in a live college football game before the 2015 NFL draft , Iowa defensive tackle Carl Davis and Yale running back Tyler Varga were ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 128,460 reads 108 comments

  17. 2015 Senior Bowl: Who Are the Top Players to Watch at Every Position?

    The premier game among the annual circuit of postseason all-star games for college football players, the 2015 Senior Bowl will feature some of the top prospects at each position for this year’s NFL draft class...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 30,740 reads 26 comments

  18. 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Post-Shrine Game Projections

    With the East-West Shrine Game and a number of other postseason all-star games having already been played, only the Senior Bowl remains for potential top picks in the 2015 NFL draft to improve their stock while actually playing football in a live game.

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 263,406 reads 425 comments

  19. Why You Should Care About the 2015 Shrine Game

    After a week of practices in front of NFL team representatives, media and fans, more than 100 seniors with hopes of being selected in the 2015 NFL draft will participate in this ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 10,353 reads 8 comments

  20. NFL Draft 2015: Stock Up, Down for Top Prospects Post-Bowl Season

    As the college football season concluded Monday, so too ended the opportunity for prospects in the 2015 NFL draft to add to their collegiate tape and use their performances in meaningful games to improve their draft stocks...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 43,569 reads 36 comments

  21. Top 2015 NFL Draft Prospects in College Football Playoff National Championship

    Many scouts will be heading to the East-West Shrine Game or NFLPA Collegiate Bowl next week, as the circuit of postseason all-star games for 2015 NFL draft prospects is underway, ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 20,136 reads 43 comments

  22. 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Updated 1st Round Outlook After Wild Card Weekend

    With the NFL offseason now underway for 24 total teams after four were knocked out of the postseason on Wild Card Weekend, 75 percent of the order for the first round of the 2015 NFL draft has already been set...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 120,573 reads 234 comments

  23. Power Ranking Every NFL Head Coach Vacancy

    If you could be the head coach of any NFL team that currently has a vacancy, which one would you choose? One or more coaching candidates might get to make that choice — or at least a choice between a couple of teams with openings...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 40,241 reads 75 comments

  24. 2015 NFL Free Agents: A Bargain Hunter's Guide to the Market

    The 2015 offseason is already underway for 20 NFL teams. Soon the entire league will have its sights set on improving its roster for next season, which for many teams will include hunting for bargains among the upcoming class of free agents...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 369,395 reads 292 comments

  25. Ranking the Top 50 Rookies of the 2014 NFL Season

    The NFL ’s 2014 regular season was a successful one for rookies. From skill-position playmakers like New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to stars in the trenches like Cleveland Browns guard Joel Bitonio and St...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 67,380 reads 344 comments