Category: 2018 NFL Draft

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP On The John Clayton Show

    Matt Waldman’s RSP On The John Clayton Show

    Matt Waldman joined John Clayton’s podcast to discuss the 2018 Senior Bowl and NFL Draft prospects.  Friday, I joined the inimitable John Clayton on his podcast for a discussion on the Senior Bowl: Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen, and Luke Falk. Thoughts on Josh Rosen and Lamar Jackson. An overview of the Senior Bowl runners. The […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP 2018 Senior Bowl Practice Wrap

    Matt Waldman’s RSP 2018 Senior Bowl Practice Wrap

    Matt Waldman’s RSP wraps up Senior Bowl practices with thoughts about Day 3 of practice attendance and prediction-based analysis. The third day of Senior Bowl practices is a weird one. While purely anecdotal on my part, it appears Thursday’s sessions often have the lowest attendance — especially from media and analysts. Why this is the case […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP 2018 Senior Bowl Coverage: South Offensive Skill Players (Day 2)

    Matt Waldman’s RSP 2018 Senior Bowl Coverage: South Offensive Skill Players (Day 2)

    Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio recaps the performance of the offensive skill players on the second day of Senior Bowl practices. The second day of Senior Bowl practices typically ramps up the volume of meaningful reps. A well-prepared evaluator that has watched his or her share of tape on each player isn’t expecting massive improvement […]

  • 2018 Senior Bowl North Practice (Day 2)

    2018 Senior Bowl North Practice (Day 2)

    Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio recaps the performance of the offensive skill players on the second day of Senior Bowl practices. The second day of Senior Bowl practices typically ramps up the volume of meaningful reps. A well-prepared evaluator that has watched his or her share of tape on each player isn’t expecting massive improvement […]

  • Jene Bramel’s Defensive Player Recap: Day 1

    Jene Bramel’s Defensive Player Recap: Day 1

    Jene Bramel drops by the Rookie Scouting Portfolio for a recap of the 2018 Senior Bowl’s defensive units on Day 1. The Tuesday Senior Bowl schedule includes two events that invite sweeping generalizations and over-reactions – the weigh-in and the first on-field practice for both teams. The measurables provided by the weigh-in are helpful. But […]

  • 2018 Senior Bowl RSP Practice Coverage: North Offense Day 1

    2018 Senior Bowl RSP Practice Coverage: North Offense Day 1

    Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio recaps the performance of the offensive skill players on the first day of Senior Bowl practices. Setting the baseline is the key phrase for anyone analyzing practices at a college all-star game. While there are no exotic concepts in these offenses, the players have had at least 2-3 weeks away […]

  • 2018 Senior Bowl RSP Practice Coverage: South Offense Day 1

    2018 Senior Bowl RSP Practice Coverage: South Offense Day 1

    Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio recaps the performance of the offensive skill players on the first day of Senior Bowl practices. Setting the baseline is the key phrase for anyone analyzing practices at a college all-star game. While there are no exotic concepts in these offenses, the players have had at least 2-3 weeks away […]

  • 2018 Senior Bowl: Discerning The Trivial From The Notable

    2018 Senior Bowl: Discerning The Trivial From The Notable

    Matt Waldman’s RSP takes a different look at the 2018 Senior Bowl media events. Regardless of the industry, every competent professional is tasked with gathering information, determining its gravity, and delivering a balanced analysis of the subject matter. It’s a process that requires patience and perspective. While easy to be pissed off at the doctor’s […]

  • Jene Bramel’s Senior Bowl Preview: The Defensive Front Seven

    Jene Bramel’s Senior Bowl Preview: The Defensive Front Seven

    Jene Bramel delivers his defensive player watchlist at the Rookie Scouting Portfolio for the 2018 Senior Bowl. There are no headline defensive talents at this year’s Senior Bowl. That’s not unusual. The Senior Bowl has produced five or fewer first round draft picks in each of the past three seasons. Don’t take the lack of […]

  • Matt Waldman’s RSP Preview Of The 2018 Senior Bowl (South Squad)

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Preview Of The 2018 Senior Bowl (South Squad)

    Matt Waldman shares his watchlist for the 2018 Senior Bowl’s South Squad and what he hopes to see during the week of practices. The Senior Bowl is one of the highlights of my work year. If you’re new to the Rookie Scouting Portfolio or haven’t paid attention to this site’s college all-star game coverage in […]