Tag: 2015 RSP

  • Reads Listens Views 11/6/15

    Reads Listens Views 11/6/15

    Garage A Trois, Force Player Watch List,  Shut `Em Down, David Igono on Dak. Charlie Hunter “Lively Up Yourself” Welcome If you’re new to the Rookie Scouting Portfolio blog, welcome.  On Fridays I post links to pieces that I’ve found personally compelling or to content I hope will scratch that itch, but I haven’t read […]

  • Reads Listens Views 10/30/15

    Reads Listens Views 10/30/15

    Footballguys DFS Town Hall, Myles Jack RSP Film Room, Space Drum, ‘Escape Rooms’, and D&D turns 40. Welcome If you’re new to the Rookie Scouting Portfolio blog, welcome.  On Fridays I post links to pieces that I’ve found personally compelling or to content I hope will scratch that itch, but I haven’t read yet. As […]

  • The Chicken or the Gravy: A Player Evaluation Parable

    The Chicken or the Gravy: A Player Evaluation Parable

    If you had to choose, which would you rather have as your sustenance? The chicken or the gravy? How does this apply to player evaluation? Imagine that you’re about to be placed in a bomb shelter for 16 weeks. You’re told that if you leave the room before those 16 weeks are up you will […]

  • Reads Listens Views 8/7/2015

    Reads Listens Views 8/7/2015

    A twin bill from Emory Hunt and crew at Football Game Plan leading off Reads Listens Views. Reads: Football: A Love Story & What Did Football Teach Me This duo of publications compiled by the crew at Footballgameplan.com is time well-spent. I found myself 30 pages into Football: A Love Story while standing next to my mailbox. Both books […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • RSP Film Room: WR Breshad Perriman

    RSP Film Room: WR Breshad Perriman

    Football Gameplan’s Gene Clemmons and I discuss the details missing in the Ravens receiver’s game as he enters the league.  Football Gameplan’s Gene Clemmons joins the RSP Film Room for a look at Ravens draft pick Breshad Perriman. Clemmons and I have watched several games of Perriman’s, but we decided on the N.C. State game to profile […]