Category: 2016 NFL Draft

  • RSP Film Room No.77: Edge Defender Kamalei Correa

    RSP Film Room No.77: Edge Defender Kamalei Correa

    NDT Scouting’s Kyle Crabbs joins the show with a look at the edge defender. This show is a good primer on defensive concepts for edge technique featuring a prospect with strength, bend, and good hand usage that should only get better. Crabbs does a fine job of revealing how technique and play context work together. […]

  • RSP Boiler Room No.29: QB Jared Goff & Pocket Presence

    RSP Boiler Room No.29: QB Jared Goff & Pocket Presence

    What is good pocket presence in a quarterback? Two plays of Jared Goff’s work versus UCLA illustrate a lot of the criteria that I value.  Pocket presence for a quarterback is a lot like vision for a running back. There are several skills required to possess the trait an they must be well-integrated into the […]

  • Underrated: QB Jake Coker and Framing Expectations

    Underrated: QB Jake Coker and Framing Expectations

    Alabama QB Jake Coker is an underrated quarterback. David Igono explains why and frames the expectations with a quote from an developmental QB whose pre-draft expectations were framed in the opposite direction. The spotlight placed around quarterback prospects during their college careers is often a double edged sword. We get to see how they perform under pressure […]

  • QB Josh Woodrum and Wobbly Tables

    QB Josh Woodrum and Wobbly Tables

    David Igono had to bring up the wobbly leg of a table at the fave lunch spot. If you’re instantly annoyed, then you know how the former DB feels about aspects of QB Josh Woodrum’s game. It’s easy during draft season to get excited by prospects due to combine invites, pro days or whatever seems […]

  • RSP Boiler Room No. 28: TCU WR Kolby Listenbee

    RSP Boiler Room No. 28: TCU WR Kolby Listenbee

    A 4.35-second 40 means you can beat most cornerbacks in a race. Football isn’t racing. Two plays of Listenbee’s reveals two things that can make a deep threat dangerous or render him ineffective. Outrunning defenders is only a part of the equation of becoming an effective deep threat in the NFL. Professional defensive backs aren’t […]

  • RSP Film Room No.76: DL DeForest Buckner

    RSP Film Room No.76: DL DeForest Buckner

    Bolts From the Blue writer Kyle Posey rejoins the show for a look at Buckner, a strong, versatile lineman with a lot of tools in the box. If the techniques for defensive linemen are tools, DeForest Buckner’s game is on its way to becoming a garage of a gearhead. The Oregon lineman is long, strong, […]

  • RSP Boiler Room No.27: QB Christian Hackenberg

    RSP Boiler Room No.27: QB Christian Hackenberg

    Two red zone plays, one lesson learned for the Penn State QB that could hold some promise for NFL development. Christian Hackenberg is a difficult prospect. Despite an underwhelming career, the physical ability is there. The flashes of conceptual acumen show up on occasion, too. What will matter most for the NFL team that selects […]

  • RSP Boiler Room: Utah RB Devontae Booker

    RSP Boiler Room: Utah RB Devontae Booker

    Two plays, both display Booker’s skill, but one also has a lot of luck involved. Learn the difference. Skill and luck. Depending on the bias of the fan or the depth of observation, these two things get confused every time there’s a game on television. Booker is a skilled back, but even skilled backs get lucky […]

  • Every Play Tells a Story: RB Derrick Henry & Forcing the Counter

    Every Play Tells a Story: RB Derrick Henry & Forcing the Counter

    Eric Stoner’s latest episode of Every Play Tells a Story looks at an Influence Play involving Derrick Henry as football’s version Floyd Mayweather. You’re a boxer. You’re matched up against an extremely aggressive fighter. He’s not a reckless one, either. He has a plan. He’s been taught well. He’s calculated. Most of all, he loves punching. Hard. What are […]

  • Flawed: The NFL’s Investigation of Character

    Flawed: The NFL’s Investigation of Character

    Working from a place of paranoia and basing judgments on gossip should not be the operating standard. Thoughts from those inside the league. A man walks into a bar. It’s the beginning of most of your grandfather’s jokes. Let’s update it: A man walks into a bar. He is an NFL employee. He walks into […]