Category: NFL Draft Analysis

  • RSP Flashback: Alshon Jeffery Pre-Draft Analysis

    RSP Flashback: Alshon Jeffery Pre-Draft Analysis

    How did I grade Alshon Jeffery in the 2012 NFL Draft? A potential cross between Michael Irvin and Cris Carter if Jeffery demonstrates he wants to work like a pro. Alshon Jeffery, South Carolina (6-3, 216) Cris Carter-Michael Irvin is also a good best-case scenario for a player of Jeffery’s talents. However, where Criner has a dash […]

  • Futures: Jared Abbrederis vs. Bradley Roby

    Futures: Jared Abbrederis vs. Bradley Roby

    In the case of Bradley Roby vs. Jared Abbrederis was the outcome based on rust or polish? I’ll take polish.    Futures: Jared Abbrederis vs. Bradley Roby by Matt Waldman Depending whom you ask, Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby is one of the top three to five cornerbacks in the 2014 NFL Draft. Draftniks love […]

  • LSU WR Jarvis Landry: The Gap Between Mundane and Extraordinary

    LSU WR Jarvis Landry: The Gap Between Mundane and Extraordinary

    Tall, fast, and skilled with the ball in his hands, Jarvis Landry has the physical skills that excites fans and college beat writers about his NFL potential. The LSU receiver is capable of breaking a big play at any moment. Add a quarterback with Zach Mettenberger’s NFL arm strength and the needle on the hype […]

  • Boiler Room: Michigan WR Jeremy Gallon

    Boiler Room: Michigan WR Jeremy Gallon

    Footballguys.com Bob Henry is one of the best fantasy writers I know and someone I’m thankful to have as a friend of mine. We became fast friends after sharing our love for the old AFC Central; Funk, Soul, and R&B music; and all the varieties of Asian cuisine. Bob – a huge Michigan fan – […]

  • Futures at Football Outsiders: FSU DB Lamarcus Joyner

    Futures at Football Outsiders: FSU DB Lamarcus Joyner

    If Tryann Mathieu’s play officially announces the arrival of a new breed of safety, Lamarcus Joyner’s use in the NFL may become the next step in the evolution of the position. In 1998, Peter King penned a feature for Sports Illustrated where he crowned the position of NFL quarterback as “The Toughest Job In Sports”. King […]

  • Futures at Football Outsiders: OK St. CB Justin Gilbert

    Futures at Football Outsiders: OK St. CB Justin Gilbert

    He could be good, but he could be bad. It could be said about every player transitioning from college football to the NFL. When reading scouting reports and draft day analysis, it can seem like this is the basic assessment of every prospect. Most Internet scouting reports aren’t written with the purpose of the analyst […]

  • Futures at Football Outsiders: Baylor RB Lache Seastrunk

    Futures at Football Outsiders: Baylor RB Lache Seastrunk

    Futures: Baylor RB Lache Seastrunk by Matt Waldman There’s no position I enjoy watching more than running back. One of the reasons I love studying the position is that relative to other roles on the field, there’s a tremendous amount of diversity among players that can excel at the job. No other position in football […]

  • Futures: UNC TE Eric Ebron

    Futures: UNC TE Eric Ebron

    Futures: UNC TE Eric Ebron by Matt Waldman Eric Ebron is the hot name among the NFL Draft media, but the University of North Carolina tight end isn’t some flash fire that ignited at Chapel Hill in mid-October. The Tar Heel has been ablaze for two seasons –- make it three if you count a […]

  • Remember The Name: C.J. Anderson

    Remember The Name: C.J. Anderson

    In a season where quality running back production has been as scarce as ever, it’s vital to consider talent that has lurked behind the scenes. Broncos rookie C.J. Anderson is that kind of player. The former backup at Cal is getting a shot with Denver’s active roster this weekend ahead of Ronnie Hillman, who won’t […]

  • Futures: Arizona State DT Will Sutton

    Futures: Arizona State DT Will Sutton

    The Arizona State defensive tackle’s story is turning into another example of where the system is focused on spotting flaws more than serious consideration of how to maximize available talent. Futures: Arizona State DT Will Sutton By Matt Waldman Unusual. Not typical. Uncommon. Extraordinary. These are all meanings of “exceptional”. The best talent evaluators create […]