1. Meet Jaylon Smith, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top LB Heading into Next Season

    Heading into the 2015 college football season, linebacker looks as though it could be one of the 2016 NFL draft’s strongest positions...

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  2. 2015 NFL Rookies Who Already Look Like Draft-Day Steals

    Even though the start of NFL training camps is still nearly a month away, numerous picks from the later rounds of the 2015 NFL draft already appear to be well on their way to outperforming their draft positions this upcoming season...

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  3. Meet Joey Bosa, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top DE Heading into Next Season

    If you’re looking to make a safe bet on a player being a top-five pick in the 2016 NFL draft, no one has better odds than Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 6 days ago 13,085 reads 45 comments

  4. Meet A'Shawn Robinson, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top DT Heading into Next Season

    The University of Alabama has had at least one player selected in the first round of each of the past seven NFL drafts, the longest active streak of any university...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 7 days ago 16,856 reads 63 comments

  5. Predicting the NFL's Top Rookie Performer at Every Position

    As the NFL seems to have more and more immediately productive rookies with each passing season, there will likely be first-year players at every position who make an impact on the field in 2015...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 11 days ago 71,696 reads 157 comments

  6. NFL Rookies Jumping Up Depth Charts This Offseason

    With the spring workout season complete and training camps about a month away, NFL teams are starting to get an idea for what their depth charts might look like for the 2015 season—and ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 days ago 75,034 reads 70 comments

  7. Meet Ronnie Stanley, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top OL Heading into Next Season

    Had Notre Dame’s Ronnie Stanley declared for the 2015 NFL draft, he well might have been the first offensive tackle off the board...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 14 days ago 18,448 reads 41 comments

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

    The NFL 's offseason workout program came to an end Thursday, which means the next time rookies around the league take the field with their new teams will be when training camps open in July...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 16 days ago 110,246 reads 127 comments

  9. Meet Evan Engram, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top TE Heading into Next Season

    Evan Engram might be more of a big wide receiver than a tight end, but regardless of what position he is labeled as, the offensive weapon from Ole Miss has a chance to be not only ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 21 days ago 42,131 reads 43 comments

  10. Biggest NFL Position Battles Developing in OTAs

    While it might seem as though it is taking forever for the NFL season to begin, the organized team activities portion of the calendar is already almost over ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 23 days ago 99,628 reads 76 comments

  11. NFL Players Who Finally Have a Chance to Shine in 2015

    Since the NFL and the players association negotiated a new collective bargaining agreement in 2011, all draft picks are limited to four-year contracts...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 26 days ago 51,701 reads 82 comments

  12. Meet Tyler Boyd, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top WR Heading into Next Season

    Twelve years after Larry Fitzgerald was the No. 3 overall pick of the 2004 NFL draft, the Pittsburgh Panthers could have another wide receiver come off the board very early in ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 28 days ago 48,847 reads 65 comments

  13. Hyped NFL Prospects Who Won't Break Out in 2015

    With the NFL 's spring workout season now in full swing, so too is the season of preseason hype. Despite the fact that players will not even participate in any fully padded practices ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 30 days ago 129,374 reads 242 comments

  14. NFL Rookies Who Will Play Biggest Roles This Season

    The majority of early-round selections from the 2015 NFL draft will be expected to make significant contributions to their new teams in their rookie seasons, but some will take on bigger roles than others...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 204,472 reads 280 comments

  15. Meet Ezekiel Elliott, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top RB Heading into Next Season

    Drafting a running back in the first round has become taboo in recent years, but that shouldn’t affect Ezekiel Elliott in the 2016 NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 41,107 reads 70 comments

  16. Meet Jared Goff, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top QB Heading into Next Season

    As preparation for the 2016 NFL draft gets going within scouting departments throughout the league, teams with a potential need for a franchise quarterback should start by taking a close look at Jared Goff...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 312,824 reads 159 comments

  17. Predicting Every NFL Team's Surprise Rookie Gem

    It wasn’t too long ago that with the exception of top draft picks, rookie seasons in the NFL were viewed as developmental years...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 335,422 reads 235 comments

  18. What Everett Golson Must Do at FSU to Establish Himself as Legit NFL QB Prospect

    A string of impressive performances early last fall put Everett Golson ’s NFL draft stock on a hype train that was traveling full speed ahead...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 72,867 reads 88 comments

  19. Assessing Whether Every NFL Team Progressed or Regressed This Offseason

    The 2015 NFL offseason was one of the most eventful in recent memory, and that’s true without even taking the scandals into consideration...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 262,075 reads 768 comments

  20. Predicting the NFL's Breakout Sophomores of 2015

    From Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to St...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 279,314 reads 491 comments

  21. Ohio State's 2016 NFL Draft Class Could Be Historically Great

    Ohio State set a record in the 2004 NFL draft, in which it had 14 total players selected, the most picks ever from one school in a single selection meeting...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 135,054 reads 119 comments

  22. Buying or Selling Latest Buzz Around 2015 NFL Rookie Class

    While there are still nearly four months until the rookies of the 2015 NFL draft class take the field for their first regular-season games, the work has already begun for professional football’s newcomers...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 171,756 reads 190 comments

  23. Miami Dolphins Linebackers Set for NFL's Most Intriguing Undrafted Rookie Battle

    Few undrafted rookies competing for NFL roster spots this summer have the realistic opportunity to play immediately that the four linebackers who signed with the Miami Dolphins do...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 22,781 reads 33 comments

  24. 2015 NFL Draft: Every Team's Best Value Selection

    From the predraft mocks to the post-draft grades, the coverage of each year’s NFL selection meeting typically revolves around every team’s early-round picks...

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  25. Undrafted NFL Free Agents Who Could Be Major Contributors in 2015

    Every NFL season includes productive undrafted rookies—players who find ways to be significant contributors for their teams even though they were not among the 256 players selected in the draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 58,345 reads 78 comments