Tag: Matt Waldman football

  • The OBR Podcast: Matt Waldman And Jake Burns Revisit Baker Mayfield’s Scouting Reports

    The OBR Podcast: Matt Waldman And Jake Burns Revisit Baker Mayfield’s Scouting Reports

    Rookie Scouting Portfolio writer Matt Waldman joins the OBR to discuss his and Lance Zierlein’s pre-draft scouting reports of Browns’ quarterback Baker Mayfield and reflect on his NFL career to date. My comp for Mayfield wasn’t Brett Farve, Russell Wilson, or Drew Brees, the three most popular comparisons I saw in draft media. Mine was […]

  • The College Draft Podcast with Ross Tucker And Matt Waldman: Thoughts on K.J. Hamler, Malik Harrison, Kindle Vildor, and More

    The College Draft Podcast with Ross Tucker And Matt Waldman: Thoughts on K.J. Hamler, Malik Harrison, Kindle Vildor, and More

    Ross Tucker and Matt Waldman preview nine NFL Draft prospects from three of the big college games this week, including the marquee matchup of Ohio State-Penn State.  Every week, Ross Tucker and I discuss nine big-time players from three marquee games on the college football schedule: Is Penn State receiver KJ Hamler likely to leave […]

  • Matt Waldman’s Reads Listens Views (Friday February 8, 2019)

    Matt Waldman’s Reads Listens Views (Friday February 8, 2019)

    Matt Waldman’s Reads Listens Views is back and devoted to a short list of recommended reads, listens, and views for the week.   Welcome If you’re new to the Rookie Scouting Portfolio blog, welcome.  Every Friday, I post links to pieces that I’ve found personally compelling or to content I hope will eventually scratch that itch […]

  • Matt Waldman’s Reads Listens Views (December 14, 2018)

    Matt Waldman’s Reads Listens Views (December 14, 2018)

    Matt Waldman’s Reads Listens Views is back and devoted to a short list of recommended reads, listens, and views for the week.  Welcome If you’re new to the Rookie Scouting Portfolio blog, welcome.  Every Friday, I post links to pieces that I’ve found personally compelling or to content I hope will eventually scratch that itch […]

  • Better Rivals Podcast Appearance

    Better Rivals Podcast Appearance

    I joined the Better Rivals crew to discuss quarterbacks and wide receivers, including where Smelter fits into the 2016 equation. Listen  Itinerary: Jared Goff’s pocket presence and arm strength. Why is pocket presence a pass/fail factor to quarterbacking? Are there other pass/fail aspects to quarterbacking? Where Goff fits within the past 4 years of QB […]

  • 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 […]

  • Reads Listens Views 10/9/2015

    Reads Listens Views 10/9/2015

    X & Y’s pod, Igono on Hogan, Brandon Weeden, and Jamiroquai Listens – Jamiroquai – Seven Days in Sunny June What is Going On Around Here? 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 […]

  • Carlos Hyde RSP Sample

    Carlos Hyde RSP Sample

    Carlos Hyde is a great example of a player that underscores my philosophy about evaluation. I enjoy when I have a player ranked accurately on a numerical scale, but it’s not even close to the most important thing about player evaluation.  The most important thing about a good numerical ranking is that it brings certain people […]

  • Bills Offense or Colts Defense? A Look at Two Big Plays

    Bills Offense or Colts Defense? A Look at Two Big Plays

    Copyright Disclaimer on both videos: Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of […]

  • Reads Listens Views 9/11/2015

    Reads Listens Views 9/11/2015

    School Days, 9/11, Torturing Sons, New Boiler Room Vid, & Salman Rushdie. Remembering 9/11 Although I will never forget the morning, I don’t have a memorable 9/11 story. To any of you who lost a friend or loved one that day or eventually lost a friend or loved one due to fallout from this horrific event, […]