Category: 2015 NFL Draft

  • RSP Sample Evaluation: Lions RB Zach Zenner

    RSP Sample Evaluation: Lions RB Zach Zenner

    Read and watch the pre-draft analysis of Zach Zenner from the 2015 Rookie Scouting Portfolio This post includes my ranking summary, my scouting checklist, and play-by-play reports on Zenner. For the most comprehensive analysis on rookie skill players available, download the 2015 Rookie Scouting Portfolio and 2015 Post-Draft. It’s one package at an incredible price […]

  • RSO Writers League Rookie Draft In Progress

    RSO Writers League Rookie Draft In Progress

    I’ll continue updating this post and add commentary as I have time. For now, here’s how the draft is progressing after three rounds. Round Selection Overall Team 1 1 1 Matt Harmon Amari Cooper 1 2 2 Matt Papson Todd Gurley 1 3 3 Ryan McDowell Melvin Gordon 1 4 4 Jim Day Jameis Winston 1 5 5 Matt […]

  • Angle of Pursuit Podcast Appearance: RBs and UDFAs

    Angle of Pursuit Podcast Appearance: RBs and UDFAs

    I joined Kyle Robert and Dennis Dunbar on the Angle of Pursuit for 45 minutes of talk on RBs: 49ers backfield Dolphins backfield Falcons backfield, plus a good pro-cons debate on Tevin Coleman Lions backfield UDFA RBs and WRs Listen here.  Like what you heard and want to learn more about rookie prospects at the […]

  • RSP Film Room No.49: Eagles WR Nelson Agholor

    RSP Film Room No.49: Eagles WR Nelson Agholor

    Footballguys and Backyard Banter writer Matt Harmon joins the show for a long-awaited look at former USC receiver Nelson Agholor.  Matt Harmon asked me to save Nelson Agholor for him. The Eagles’ rookie is a favorite of ours and we examine Agholor’s Cal and Stanford performances and discuss his potential in Philadelphia during this 90-minute […]

  • Gut Check No.332: UDFAs to Monitor & Why You Should Care

    Gut Check No.332: UDFAs to Monitor & Why You Should Care

    A look at undrafted free agents you should be monitoring in daily, re-draft, and dynasty leagues. WHY THE UDFA IS A VICTIM OF THE NFL PRACTICE SYSTEM Undrafted free agents (UDFAs) are among the least likely subgroups of rookies to experience success in football, much less make an impact as a first-year fantasy commodity. The […]

  • Ross Tucker Podcast 5/28/15

    Ross Tucker Podcast 5/28/15

    Ross Tucker had me on his big show this week in what will be the first of a number of appearances over the next couple of months. We talked about OTAs and how teams evaluate these players after the draft: Coaches pigeon-holing players too fast Ryan Riddle’s The Hidden Advantage of Being a High-Round Pick  […]

  • Ross Tucker Sirius Show/Podcast: Picks I Didn’t Like

    Ross Tucker Sirius Show/Podcast: Picks I Didn’t Like

     Yep, another fun appearance on the Ross Tucker show. Glad to know you and Ross enjoyed the first two.  Ross Tucker had me on his Sirius Morning Kickoff a week after the draft to discuss landing spots I didn’t like: Thoughts on Dante Fowler (a player I wasn’t happy with the original landing spot). Thoughts […]

  • Post-Draft “On the Couch” Podcast w/Sigmund Bloom

    Post-Draft “On the Couch” Podcast w/Sigmund Bloom

    Seeking a Post-Draft/fantasy football conversation about the NFL’s 2015 rookie selection process? Here it is. Bloom and I had a post-draft conversation On the Couch last week: On pre-draft and post-draft ranking process. RB landing spots WR landing spots TE landing spots It’s 100 minutes of fun-filled analysis. Listen here. For analysis of skill players […]

  • 2015 RSP Post-Draft Now Available!

    2015 RSP Post-Draft Now Available!

    Waiting to buy the RSP for the Post-Draft Analysis? Wait no longer . . .  “I’m not sure it would be a good business decision, but I [would] probably pay $100 for the Matt Waldman Rookie Scouting Portfolio.” -Mike Beckley, @NFLLionBlood on Twitter See what people have to say about the pre-draft publication that comes […]

  • Twitch Gang

    Twitch Gang

    I. Edge rushers are the easiest position to project in the NFL Draft. The skills required to play the position are easily discernible on tape. Jene Bramel and Andrew Parsons have probably done a better job than anyone at showing what to look for biomechanically from edge rushers on film. Further, the physical ability required […]