Category: 2018 NFL Draft

  • RSP Boiler Room No. 130: QB Kurt Benkert (UVA) In And Out Of Tune

    RSP Boiler Room No. 130: QB Kurt Benkert (UVA) In And Out Of Tune

    Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio examines two plays of QB Kurt Benkert’s that reveal notable strengths and weaknesses of this 2018 NFL Draft prospect’s game. I like this quarterback class more than I thought I would and the reason is the depth of talent. When I place this class into tiers for the 2018 Rookie […]

  • Locked On 49ers Podcast: Matt Waldman Talks QBs, RBs, and WRs

    Locked On 49ers Podcast: Matt Waldman Talks QBs, RBs, and WRs

    Back by listener demand, Matt Waldman’s RSP joins Brian Peacock on the Locked On 49ers podcast to discuss skill position players — including those that would be a good match in San Fran. In this podcast, I shared some of the behaviors I find important to evaluating quarterback, running back, and receiver play and discuss players […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP On The Harris Football Podcast: `18 QB Class

    Matt Waldman’s RSP On The Harris Football Podcast: `18 QB Class

    Matt Waldman joined Chris Harris’s podcast for a conversation about the quarterbacks in this 2018 NFL Draft class.   Josh Rosen, Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson, Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen, and Mason Rudolph were the focus of this breakdown of the 2018 class. Give this podcast a listen and find the rest of Harris’ work here.  

  • RSP Film Room No. 130: QB Sam Darnold (USC)…Git-R-Done

    RSP Film Room No. 130: QB Sam Darnold (USC)…Git-R-Done

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Film Room examines QB Sam Darnold’s (USC) game and explains why evaluating this 2018 NFL Draft prospect to the letter of the law misses the mark. Whether you earned your Ph.D. at Harvard or the School of Hard Knocks, there’s a common path we all take as learners. First, we grasp simple truths. Hot […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Talks 2018 NFL Draft On The Double Coverage Dynasty Podcast

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Talks 2018 NFL Draft On The Double Coverage Dynasty Podcast

    Matt Waldman joined Daniel Simpkins on The Double Coverage Podcast for a conversation about the 2018 NFL Draft Season. Senior Bowl, free agency, team building, and the process of player evaluation were the discussion points of this podcast session with Footballguys dynasty writer Daniel Simpkins: Why I’d prefer to build a team inside-out and wouldn’t […]

  • RSP Film Room No. 129: QB Josh Allen (Wyoming), Deep Dive

    RSP Film Room No. 129: QB Josh Allen (Wyoming), Deep Dive

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Film Room takes a deep dive into the play of Wyoming QB Josh Allen and raises questions about what the NFL values from the quarterback position. Unless I begin writing fiction, evaluating quarterbacks will be the hardest job I’ll ever love. Considering that quarterbacking is widely regarded as the most difficult position […]

  • RSP Boiler Room No. 129: QB Chase Litton (Marshall) Pre-Snap Adjustments

    RSP Boiler Room No. 129: QB Chase Litton (Marshall) Pre-Snap Adjustments

    Matt Waldman’s RSP examines a sample of 2018 NFL Draft prospect Chase Litton’s game management.  Quarterbacks are not CEOs. They don’t determine the vision of the organization. They aren’t ultimately responsible for the success or failure of the company. Most accurately, they are operations managers that run one of three shifts. They’re the bridge between […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP On The Draft Daily Pod

    Matt Waldman’s RSP On The Draft Daily Pod

    Matt Waldman joins The Draft Daily Pod for a deep dive on 2018 NFL Draft Prospect Josh Rosen with host Eliot Crist. This week, the Draft Daily Podcast is doing deep dives on the top quarterbacks in this class. Host Eliot Crist and I focused on Josh Rosen: His tennis background and its impact on […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Boiler Room: QB Josh Rosen’s (UCLA) Vertical Game

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Boiler Room: QB Josh Rosen’s (UCLA) Vertical Game

    Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio examines a sample of QB Josh Rosen’s intermediate and vertical accuracy and why it adds to his appeal as a 2018 NFL Draft prospect. My greatest beef with Josh Rosen the NFL prospect isn’t the narratives about his personality circulating among the football public. Rosen is still inclined towards the […]

  • RSP Boiler Room No. 127: QB Luke Falk’s (Washington St) Trio Of Compelling Traits

    RSP Boiler Room No. 127: QB Luke Falk’s (Washington St) Trio Of Compelling Traits

    Matt Waldman’s RSP examines three compelling traits of QB Luke Falk, a 2018 NFL Draft prospect whose potential outpaces his draft stock. Luke Falk is a tough and resourceful quarterback. I want tough and resourceful players — especially quarterbacks who won’t be considered franchise picks in the 2018 NFL Draft. Fans are preoccupied with rookies […]