On the pages below this heading you can find a link and summary of every article in this blog. The articles are categorized by topic for easier navigation.
Player Evaluation - These articles are my takes on players based on film study. Some of these takes are excerpts from The Rookie Scouting Portfolio, my annual publication devoted to film study of NFL prospects. Other takes include analysis of NFL players. Sometimes YouTube clips are uses to accompany my takes.
Scouts and Scouting - Here you can find essays on a variety of aspects about the player evaluation process and interviews of former scouts and current talent evaluators including NFL Films executive producer Greg Cosell, ESPN blogger and former Cleveland Browns scout Matt Williamson, NFL Draft Scout’s Chad Reuter, and National Football Post’s Wes Bunting.
Technique and X’s and O’s – Learn more about the technique behind what makes a good NFL skill player. This includes instructional analysis with video and even a film study interview series with the leading touchdown producer in the FBS in 2010. There are also essays and interviews about specific offensive schemes and personnel trends.
Reads, Listens, Views - Check out my weekly recommendations when it comes to online reading for football, fantasy football, and non-football. This section also includes my Audible segments A Walk on the Wild Side and miscellaneous football opinion pieces.