Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast Ep. 29: Revisiting Evaluations, RB Archetypes, And Quick Takes on 2019’s Class

In this week’s RSP Cast, Matt Waldman explains why people can be too impatient with original evaluations, why people misuse workout data with running back evaluations, and provides quick takes on a pair of quarterbacks, running backs, and five tight ends in 2019’s class.  

This week, I went solo to share some thoughts on scouting:

  • RSP writer Dwain McFarland’s new Film And Data analysis of Dak Prescott is a good starting point for thoughts on why we can be too impatient with player evaluations.
  • Running back metrics: thoughts on speed and explosion, why they don’t deliver the context of skill in a clean manner, and what else is needed to complete the analysis.
  • Quick thoughts on running backs Nico Evans and Zack Moss, quarterbacks Riley Neal and Will Grier, and tight ends Albert Okwuegbunam, Tommy Sweeney, Noah Fant, Caleb Wilson, and Alize Mack.

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