Which 2014 NFL Rookies Resemble Current Players?

Projecting an NFL draft prospect’s ceiling is primarily based on film study and physical attributes, but it’s always fun to compare draft hopefuls to current NFL players. The 2014 NFL draft class has no shortage of players that resemble present-day NFLers, which makes it easy to find similarities between the stars of today and the […]

What’d We Learn From the 2013 NFL Draft?

The 2013 NFL Draft left its share of lessons behind. From the trading frenzy that took place during the entire duration of the event, to key positions being looked at through a new lens. It was a wild, unpredictable 3-day stretch by any measure. Here’s a look back at what we learned as we prepare […]

Lache Seastrunk Scouting Report: What Type of Impact Can the Collegiate Star Make at the Pro Level?

Lache Seastrunk starred in Baylor’s high-profile offense this past year, showcasing excellent vision and elusiveness that enabled him to be a productive running back for the Bears. The Oregon transfer rushed for 1,177 yards and 11 touchdowns, leading the team in both categories for the second consecutive season. The 5-foot-9, 201-pound back’s dynamic ability makes […]

Which NFL Draft Prospects Have the Highest Ceilings?

With the 2014 NFL draft just two weeks away, even the average football fan is foaming at the mouth in anticipation of the big event. To help prepare, we’re going to highlight one high-ceiling prospect from every position. These aren’t necessarily the top players at each position right now. Instead, they’re the ones who have […]

Bishop Sankey Scouting Report: Can the Elusive Running Back Succeed at the Pro Level?

Bishop Sankey enters the 2014 NFL Draft as one of the most productive and prolific ball carriers in recent years. The 5-foot-10, 209-pound running back lit up opposing Pac-12 defenses over the past two seasons for the Washington Huskies, racking up 3,214 rushing yards and 34 touchdowns (including a school-record 18 rushing touchdowns in 2013). […]

Which NFL Draft Prospects Have the Highest Bust Probability?

An NFL draft bust, especially one in the early rounds, can really set a franchise back and cost team personnel their jobs. Scouts, coaches and general managers do all they can to avoid drafting a potential bust. They crunch numbers from the Scouting Combine. They travel to see prospects work out at their pro days. They bring […]

Anthony Barr Scouting Report: Is He Just Another Athletic Speed Rusher?

Edge rusher Anthony Barr is an intriguing draft prospect who is generating a ton of buzz. While the linebacker is extremely athletic, he lacks discipline and could be a liability on certain downs. He is, however, a talented defender in some aspects and will be worthy of consideration for a number of teams on draft day. […]

NFL Draft Rooting Guide: Which Prospects Have the Best Backstories?

The path to success in the NFL is never easy—it takes countless hours of back-breaking work. Prospects also deal with school, family matters and the back-and-forth life that young adults experience as they grow up. Each player has a different story, and some players have overcome greater odds than their peers. Certain prospects weren’t supposed […]

Which NFL-Ready Draft Prospects Can Make Immediate Impacts at the Pro Level?

For most NFL rookies, their first season in the league is all about getting acclimated to the pro game and learning new systems. For others, however, the rookie season is merely an opportunity to continue the dominance displayed throughout their collegiate careers. Many prospects entering the NFL will need time to develop into capable pro-level […]

Ranking the Top Wide Receivers In Draft Class For the Ages

NFL teams in need of wide receivers are in luck during this offseason. In the same way that the 2012 draft will be remembered for the quarterbacks, the 2014 edition will be talked about for years to come because of the receivers it features. All of the following receivers will likely be off the board […]

Which Potential Late-Round Draft Picks Could Become NFL Superstars?

Analysts and fans alike are talking about the NFL Draft’s prospects, attempting to discover the league’s future stars. But the first few rounds are not the only place the next great NFL player can be found. In the later rounds of the draft, there are talented diamonds in the rough just waiting to be unearthed. […]

Stock Up, Stock Down for Prospects Who Recently Held Pro Days

During the draft evaluation process, the Pro Day is the dog and pony show that should find itself third behind the NFL Combine and actual game film in terms of tools used to evaluate a player. Yet somehow, Pro Days are a huge deal, covered from start to finish by the media and obsessed over […]

Who Are the Draft’s Most One-Dimensional Prospects?

As draft day approaches, it’s important not only to know who the best prospects in the class are, but also what each player brings to the table. The top players have a variety of skills that have made them all-around players and worthy of high draft picks, while others possess only one great skill. It […]

Donte Moncrief Scouting Report: Should NFL Teams Draft Him In The Early Rounds?

Donte Moncrief probably isn’t going to get picked early in the 2014 NFL Draft. That being said, he possesses great talent, and should not be overlooked. Moncrief dominated the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, catching the eye of many NFL scouts with his impressive measurables and solid numbers. The former Rebel checked in at […]

5 NFL Draft Prospects’ Who Mirror Current NFL Players’ Playing Styles

Evaluating college prospects and how they translate to the NFL is an extraordinarily difficult process—one that even the brightest football minds struggle with. What can be helpful in projecting these players’ attributes and roles is comparing them to players that are already in the league, looking at numbers and tape from both players to see […]

The 10 Biggest NFL Draft Busts Of the Decade

Scouts, coaches and general managers of all 32 NFL teams are extremely busy at the moment. They’re watching film, going to pro days, interviewing prospects and performing background checks in preparation for the 2014 NFL draft, which will be held May 8-10. This is the time of year when we hear about a player’s motor. […]

6 Underrated NFL Draft Prospects Worth Taking a Flyer On

The NFL Draft is easily the most exciting event to highlight the league’s lengthy offseason schedule. As a result, great incoming athletes can be overhyped by the media and forced down fans’ throats. Meanwhile, underrated talents who may deserve more attention fly under the radar only to surprise folks with an unexpectedly early selection on […]

Ranking The Top 100 Prospects In the 2014 NFL Draft

With the NFL draft set to kick off in less than six weeks, team scouts are currently exchanging notes and watching as much tape as possible—as they attempt to reshuffle their draft boards and figure out whose stock is rising, and whose is falling. This particular draft class features exceptional depth, and many analysts differ […]

NFL Mock Draft: How The Entire First Round Will Play Out (Free Agency Edition)

As the 2014 NFL Draft approaches with free agency already underway, 32 front offices are shuffling their boards around as they scramble to fill their most pressing needs. Franchises differ in their approach to team building. Some teams elect to fill voids in free agency—choosing to spend lavishly on outside options—while others save their money […]