Category: 2018 NFL Draft

  • Matt Waldman’s 2018 Senior Bowl-RSP Page

    Matt Waldman’s 2018 Senior Bowl-RSP Page

    Bookmark this page for Matt Waldman’s coverage of the 2018 Senior Bowl practices. For analysis of skill players, get the 2018  Rookie Scouting Portfolio, now available for pre-order. If you’re a fantasy owner the Post-Draft Add-on comes with the 2012 – 2018 RSPs at no additional charge. Best, yet, 10 percent of every sale is donated to […]

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

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

    Matt Waldman shares his watchlist for the 2018 Senior Bowl’s North 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 […]

  • My Age Of Experience: Lessons Since Losing My Football Innocence

    My Age Of Experience: Lessons Since Losing My Football Innocence

    ‘Losing Your Football Innocence’ was the first post at Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio site in 2011. Eight years later, Matt offers his advice on gaining perspective as an evaluator.  We still love football. Whether or not we agree with matters surrounding the game and the direction it should take, what happens between the lines […]

  • The RSP’s Items To Watch At East-West Shrine Game Practices

    The RSP’s Items To Watch At East-West Shrine Game Practices

    Matt Waldman’s RSP shares what he’d want to see from specific skill players at the 2018 East-West Shrine Game. In the past, I could only attend one all-star game. My top choice has always been the Senior Bowl because top performers from the Shrine Game practices often earned invitations to the all-star game in Mobile. […]

  • RSP Film Room No. 122: WR Cedrick Wilson (Boise State)

    RSP Film Room No. 122: WR Cedrick Wilson (Boise State)

    Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio examines the highs and lows of 2018 NFL Draft Prospect, WR Cedrick Wilson of Boise State.  Route running against press coverage is like playing at the Apollo Theatre. Keep reading and what I mean will become clear. Another lifetime ago when I was performing and studying music a certain college […]

  • RSP Film Room No. 120: RB Sony Michel (Georgia), Extended Look

    RSP Film Room No. 120: RB Sony Michel (Georgia), Extended Look

    Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio examines 2018 NFL Draft prospect Sony Michel’s performance against Notre Dame. Coming off a monster freshman campaign, Nick Chubb’s performance led Leonard Fournette to say the University of Georgia runner outperformed him in 2014. With a ton of media buzz surrounding Chubb heading into 2015,  former Georgia head coach Mark […]

  • RSP Boiler Room No. 124: WR Calvin Ridley And The Technique of Sudden

    RSP Boiler Room No. 124: WR Calvin Ridley And The Technique of Sudden

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Boiler Room examines the technique of 2018 NFL Draft prospects, WR Calvin Ridley of Alabama. Many football fans and analysts underestimated Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp. It’s easy to do when the likes of Cris Collinsworth broaches Kupp’s 4.6-second, 40-time on weekly basis to a national audience. Kupp’s slow time is a […]

  • RSP Boiler Room No. 123: WR Christian Kirk, Texas A&M

    RSP Boiler Room No. 123: WR Christian Kirk, Texas A&M

    Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio puts the hands of 2018 NFL Draft prospect Christian Kirk under the magnifying glass. When we lay the hyperbole of highlight videos and award shows aside, all players have flaws. In the college game, top NFL prospects can get away with small flaws thanks to their exceptional talents. However, every […]

  • RSP Film Room No. 119: QBs Lamar Jackson And Josh Allen In The Pocket

    RSP Film Room No. 119: QBs Lamar Jackson And Josh Allen In The Pocket

    Matt Waldman’s RSP Film Room compares and contrasts the pocket play of 2018 NFL Draft quarterbacks Lamar Jackson and Josh Allen. Quarterback is the most difficult position in sports because it demands the greatest range of skills — including significant access to the physical, mental, technical, creative, and emotional parts of our being. If you’ve been an […]

  • RSP Boiler Room No. 122: WR Marcell Atemen’s Route Running And Attack

    RSP Boiler Room No. 122: WR Marcell Atemen’s Route Running And Attack

    Matt Waldman’s Rookie Scouting Portfolio channel examines 2018 NFL Draft prospect Marcell Ateman’s route running and attack of targets. Size sells. Marcell Ateman’s size is one of his most compelling assets to football fans. There are a lot of big receivers trying to earn a career in the NFL. Notice I didn’t say they were […]