1. Jameis Winston Plays Like a No. 1 Overall Pick Before Early Exit vs. Bengals

    Jameis Winston 's final set of downs against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night was not what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wanted to see, as their prized investment had an apparent limp after stumbling and taking a sack...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 days ago 170,289 reads 233 comments

  2. Marcus Mariota Showcases Ability to Throw on the Run in Titans Preseason Win

    Leading up to the 2015 NFL draft, many analysts questioned whether Marcus Mariota would be able to make a successful transition to a pro-style offense...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 days ago 114,891 reads 172 comments

  3. 2016 All-NFL Draft Team, Preseason Edition

    Although the 2015 NFL season has yet to begin, scouting departments throughout the league are already looking ahead to the 2016 NFL draft and identifying the best prospects at each ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 7 days ago 168,147 reads 148 comments

  4. NFL Preseason 2015: Report Card Grades for All 1st-Round Rookies After Week 1

    After months of preparation on their part and hype from everyone else, NFL rookies finally had the opportunity to take the field for live game action this past week as the league had its first of four full slates of preseason games for all 32 teams...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 10 days ago 283,188 reads 264 comments

  5. Up-and-Down Preseason Opener Shows Jameis Winston Still a Work in Progress

    Jameis Winston was widely purported to be the most NFL -ready quarterback in the 2015 NFL draft—that’s why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected him with the No...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 12 days ago 92,723 reads 177 comments

  6. Despite Turnovers, Preseason Debut Shows Marcus Mariota's Potential as a Passer

    Marcus Mariota ’s first two series in live game action as an NFL quarterback ended as nightmarishly as anyone could have expected...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 13 days ago 122,640 reads 229 comments

  7. What Should the New England Patriots Expect from Jimmy Garoppolo?

    No player in the NFL has bigger shoes to fill this upcoming season than Jimmy Garoppolo. Tom Brady is suspended four games for his “more probable than not” role in ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 18 days ago 25,641 reads 51 comments

  8. Under-the-Radar 2016 Draft Prospects Who Could Break out This Season

    Summer is time for preseason watch lists, where media and NFL scouting departments alike begin compiling databases of players to watch during the upcoming college football season...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 19 days ago 52,285 reads 53 comments

  9. Ranking the Top Defensive Rookie of the Year Candidates for 2015

    As there is no clear-cut favorite to win the award, there are many first-year players who have the potential—if they can establish themselves as core defenders on their teams—to be the 2015 Defensive Rookie of the Year...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 23 days ago 32,803 reads 87 comments

  10. Updating the Latest Buzz on Top Rookies at NFL Training Camps

    As NFL training camps have kicked off throughout the league, much of the early buzz has centered around each team’s newly initiated rookies, as coaches, media and fans alike ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 25 days ago 300,836 reads 186 comments

  11. Every NFL Team's Best Undrafted Free Agent in Camp This Year

    As training camps open throughout the NFL , no players will have more on the line than the undrafted rookies who are trying to prove that they are good enough to make an impact despite being passed over 256 times in the 2015 NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 27 days ago 265,518 reads 219 comments

  12. Ranking the Top Offensive Rookie of the Year Candidates for 2015

    As training camps open throughout the NFL this week, there is no shortage of candidates with a shot to win the league’s Offensive Rookie of the Year award for 2015...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 30 days ago 70,211 reads 167 comments

  13. Is Christian Hackenberg the 2016 NFL Draft's Most Overrated Prospect?

    From the time he committed to Penn State as a high school quarterback at Fork Union Military Academy, Christian Hackenberg has been hyped as a future No. 1 overall pick...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 15,168 reads 47 comments

  14. Jeremy Johnson Could Be the Breakout Star of 2016 NFL Draft's Quarterback Class

    Entering his junior season, Auburn quarterback Jeremy Johnson has made just two starts and attempted only 78 passes so far in his collegiate career. Even so, it’s possible that Johnson could come out of his junior season as the No...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 17,698 reads 64 comments

  15. Every NFL Team's Most Positive Training-Camp Dilemma

    Every NFL team will have to make tough decisions as training camps progress throughout the league. Some of those decisions, however, are ones teams should be happy they have to make...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 151,242 reads 287 comments

  16. Carlos Hyde Could Be the 2015 NFL Season's Breakout Star Running Back

    Of all the players the San Francisco 49ers lost to free agency or retirements this offseason, running back Frank Gore might be the easiest to replace...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 169,196 reads 95 comments

  17. Stock Up, Stock Down for Every NFL Team at the Start of 2015 Training Camp

    No team ended the 2014-15 NFL season with a higher stock than the New England Patriots, who defeated the Seattle Seahawks to win Super Bowl XLIX...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 108,883 reads 471 comments

  18. 2015 NFL Training Camp: 10 Players Who Could Still Be Traded During Camp

    Midsummer trades are rarities in the NFL , but there are still numerous players around the league who could potentially hit the block depending on how their respective teams’ training camps play out...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 78,289 reads 84 comments

  19. Meet Jalen Ramsey, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top Safety Heading into Next Season

    While Jalen Ramsey is moving to boundary cornerback for the Florida State Seminoles this upcoming season, the junior could be at the top of the list for teams looking to add a safety in the 2016 NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 23,169 reads 39 comments

  20. NFL Rookies Worth Taking a Chance on in Fantasy Football

    If you’re willing to take chances in your quest to win a fantasy football league, one risk/reward strategy is to draft rookies...

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  21. After Living in a Tent, Donte Rumph Fighting for Another Chance to Play in NFL

    Less than nine months after the Atlanta Falcons put Donte Rumph’s NFL career on hold, the 25-year-old was back at the team’s headquarters in Flowery Branch, Georgia...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 133,217 reads 107 comments

  22. Meet Vernon Hargreaves III, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top CB Heading into Next Season

    For an NFL team hoping to come away from the 2016 draft with a shutdown cornerback, Florida’s Vernon Hargreaves III could be the answer...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 18,759 reads 66 comments

  23. NFL Rookies to Stay Away from in Fantasy Football

    Fantasy football players looking to strike gold in their drafts this year will want to take chances on rookies who have star potential. There are a number of rookies, however, who fantasy GMs might be best suited avoiding...

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  24. 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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  25. 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...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 141,085 reads 114 comments