1. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Daniel McCullers

    Daniel McCullers may still be making a name for himself, but the Tennessee defensive tackle will not be overlooked...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 months ago 10,743 reads 6 comments

  2. Top 15 NFL Rookies to Watch in Training Camp

    With the opening of training camps throughout the NFL this week, preparation for the 2013 season is well underway...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 months ago 114,638 reads 220 comments

  3. How an Undrafted Free Agent Becomes an NFL Star

    Being an undrafted free agent may be a disappointing start to an NFL career, but it’s far from a death sentence. Year in and year out, players whose names were not called in the NFL draft still go on to emerge as productive NFL players...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 months ago 37,662 reads 63 comments

  4. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Scott Crichton

    Dion Jordan may have been the most hyped prospect leading up to the 2013 NFL draft, but he wasn ’t even the best collegiate edge rusher in the state of Oregon last season...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 months ago 6,023 reads 0 comments

  5. Which Undrafted Free Agents Have the Best Shots at Making NFL Rosters?

    There is one common thread for all undrafted rookies in NFL training camps this offseason. Each and every one of them will have to make a big impression in their team’s training camp and the preseason to fight their way onto the 53-man roster...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 months ago 37,312 reads 105 comments

  6. 5 NFL Teams Already Planning for Next Offseason

    If there is one constant among all 32 NFL teams and their fans each offseason, it’s optimism. While many NFL teams are expected to improve this season, not every team can...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 months ago 65,924 reads 170 comments

  7. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Stephon Tuitt

    There were numerous stars on the Notre Dame defense who were overshadowed by middle linebacker Manti Te'o last season, and defensive end Stephon Tuitt was one of them...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 6,174 reads 3 comments

  8. Ranking the Top 25 NFL Offensive Player of the Year Candidates

    Since 1972, the Associated Press has annually recognized the NFL 's most outstanding offensive player with the NFL Offensive Player of the Year award. That description comes with a caveat...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 34,987 reads 246 comments

  9. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Anthony Johnson

    Anthony Johnson was only a rotational player on the LSU defensive line last season, but he has the talent to emerge as a first-round prospect for the 2014 NFL draft with a breakout junior year...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 4,701 reads 1 comments

  10. NFL Rookies Who Look Like They Are Moving Up Depth Charts This Offseason

    While most NFL players have to fight for playing time and/or a roster spot in training camp, this is especially true for rookies...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 99,783 reads 68 comments

  11. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Louis Nix III

    Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix III may have been an early selection had he declared for the 2013 NFL draft as a redshirt sophomore. Returning to the Fighting Irish for another season could turn out to be a very smart move...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 9,873 reads 5 comments

  12. Offseason Power Rankings for Every Starting NFL QB

    The National Football League is a quarterback-driven league. While the offensive supporting cast, defense and even special teams may be just as important to an NFL team's success, ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 92,970 reads 261 comments

  13. Every NFL Team's Greatest Rookie Season of All Time

    Great rookie seasons have played a big part in making up the rich history of the National Football League...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 24,919 reads 78 comments

  14. Predicting 10 Most Disappointing NFL Rookies

    NFL rookies are rarely expected to be disappointments. Each team brings in its rookie class every year with optimism that its draft picks will provide the players that it needs ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 62,021 reads 138 comments

  15. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Dominique Easley

    Sharrif Floyd quickly shot up draft boards to become one of the hottest defensive line prospects in the 2013 NFL draft. Another Florida defensive lineman, Dominique Easley , could be in line for a similar rise in 2014...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 5,483 reads 2 comments

  16. Stock Up, Stock Down for Big-Name NFL Rookies Post-OTAs

    Members of the 2013 NFL rookie class are little over a month away from their first training camps, which will open throughout the league in late July...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 45,519 reads 83 comments

  17. One Rookie That Will Be Surprisingly Productive for Each NFL Team

    The 2012 NFL rookie class was as impressive a group of rookies as the league has ever had. The emergence of top-two picks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III as immediate superstars ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 122,025 reads 81 comments

  18. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Jackson Jeffcoat

    Texas defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat isn't quite the prospect South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney projects to be for the 2014 NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 7,805 reads 1 comments

  19. 1 Thing We Have Learned About Each NFL Team from OTAs

    Organized team activities are coming to a close this week around the NFL for six teams, while 26 teams have already completed theirs...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 146,908 reads 93 comments

  20. Breaking Down 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Jadeveon Clowney

    If you're an NFL fan and you're only familiar with one 2014 NFL draft prospect, chances are good that prospect is South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 12,910 reads 7 comments

  21. Why Tyler Wilson Could Be the NFL's Best Rookie QB in 2013

    Last offseason, Matt Flynn joined a new team with expectations of being the starting quarterback. Instead, he finished second in a three-way quarterback competition to a rookie mid-round pick with the surname Wilson...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 31,152 reads 101 comments

  22. 10 Big-Name Rookies Who Could Ride the Pine to Begin Their NFL Careers

    Early NFL draft picks are expected to make an immediate impact as rookies. This has become especially true under the league's new collective bargaining agreement, with rookie contracts only lasting for four years before unrestricted free agency...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 15,501 reads 30 comments

  23. NFL Rookie Rankings: Where Do Top Rookies Stand Midway Through OTAs?

    Most NFL teams are either one or two weeks into organized team activities (OTAs), which is the more formal terminology for each team's allotment of 10 optional full-team spring practices...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 6,625 reads 87 comments

  24. Adrian Peterson Gets the Glory but Doug Martin Is Future of NFL Running Backs

    Adrian Peterson made a clear statement last season that he is the NFL 's most spectacular running back. A recovery from a torn ACL didn't stop Peterson from rushing for 2,097 yards, the second-highest total in NFL history...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 21,953 reads 196 comments

  25. One 2014 Draft Prospect Each NFL Team Should Already Be Targeting

    Thanks to Roger Goodell's announcement earlier this week that the 2014 NFL draft will be held in May, the event is still nearly a full year away...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 year ago 30,181 reads 68 comments