Tag: Jene Bramel

  • Jene Bramel: Does the Reese’s Senior Bowl Put Edge Rushers In Position to Succeed?

    Jene Bramel: Does the Reese’s Senior Bowl Put Edge Rushers In Position to Succeed?

    Players may be more scheme diverse than ever before, but short practice schedules and a traditional mindset may limit their ability to display their true upside at the Senior Bowl. By Jene Bramel The NFL evolves quickly. Decades ago, Jimmy Johnson’s preference for speed first and size second generated a new wave of defenders. Defensive […]

  • Jene Bramel’s Reese’s Senior Bowl Defensive Practice Day 1 Notes

    Jene Bramel’s Reese’s Senior Bowl Defensive Practice Day 1 Notes

    Jene Bramel posts his takes on the North squad’s front seven on the opening day of practice.  By Jene Bramel The first day of practice in Mobile is a transitional practice of sorts. Each NFL team that I’ve seen coach in Mobile runs their practice a little differently. Players that assimilate concepts in drills and […]

  • Senior Bowl Weigh-In

    Senior Bowl Weigh-In

    Funky historic undertones aside, the Sr. Bowl Weigh-In provides necessary data.  By Matt Waldman with contributions from Jene Bramel Save the occasional whisper, the shuffling of paper, and feedback from a microphone, there’s a period of 109 minutes at the Senior Bowl Weigh-In where you only hear five things. It begins with a man at […]

  • 14 Players at Risk of a Medical Red Flag on Draft Day

    14 Players at Risk of a Medical Red Flag on Draft Day
  • Ezekiel Ansah: Next Man Up in the Potential vs Polish Debate

    Ezekiel Ansah: Next Man Up in the Potential vs Polish Debate

    The scouting community and NFL player personnel departments love potential. It’s easy to project a player with elite combination of size and athleticism to future stardom. But the gap between potential and production is not trivial in the NFL. Jene Bramel explores this potential versus polish debate through the lens of defensive end Ezekiel Ansah […]

  • 2013 Senior Bowl: Weigh-in

    2013 Senior Bowl: Weigh-in

    Unless you like looking at 20 year-old guys in some newer version of Lycra, the Senior Bowl weigh-in is a mash-up of a slave trade auction and the opening prison scene at Shawshank. A majority of these athletes would be told to lose weight if they were at a doctor’s appointment. With the rate of […]

  • Walk on the Wild Side: The Audible Movie Poster

    Walk on the Wild Side: The Audible Movie Poster

      Recent Audible Episodes November 15th News and Notes – Thursday Night Show 2012 Volume#198a – On The Couch: Week Eleven (#1752) 2012 Volume#197a – IDP Roundtable – Week Eleven (#1751) http://media.blubrry.com/mattwaldmanrsp/subscribers.footballguys.com/podcast/getep.mp3?epid=1928Podcast: Play in new window | Download (28.1MB)Subscribe to Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Email | RSS

  • On The Couch Podcast With Sigmund Bloom

    On The Couch is a new 30(-ish)-minute podcast by Footballguys.com’s Sigmund Bloom, who plays Cheswick to Jene Bramel’s McMurphy and my Chief. http://media.blubrry.com/mattwaldmanrsp/podcast.footballguys.com/2012/Footballguys-Audible-2012-Vol118a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.6MB)Subscribe to Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Email | RSS

  • RSP Writers Q&A: Jene Bramel, Footballguys.com

    Bramel RSP Q&A You gotta love reading the work of a writer who understands how to complement simplicity with complexity and present it in an easy to understand manner. I think Jene Bramel does this as well as anyone in the football hemisphere today. Whether its injuries, X’s and O’s, or fantasy football strategy, Bramel […]

  • Reads Listens Views 6/1/2012

    Welcome to Reads Listens Views. It’s my Friday space where, in contrast to the rest of the week, I write less about football and share a little more about life in general. I’d like to thank my avid readers for your patronage during the quiet months of late spring-early summer. I’m growing more attached to […]