Futures at Football Outsiders: The Knife, the Pencil, and Rookie Rankings
I hate rookie rankings. You love rookie rankings. It’s a beautiful relationship. Seriously, I hate rookie rankings. It’s a black-and-white expression of 18 to 24 months of research and analysis that has more than 500 shades of grey. Why in the hell would I want to distill it to a “yes-he’s-good”/”no-he’s-not” proposition? Because as much […]
Reads Listens Views 8/16/2013
The Rookie Scouting Portfolio blog has gained enough of a following that I’ve learned there are folks who come here and don’t realize that – oh by the way – I also write for Footballguys.com. If you play fantasy football and you haven’t checked out our draft app, you can see more from Cory Jones […]
Reads Listens Views 8/9/2013
If you’re new to the Rookie Scouting Portfolio Blog, Friday posts are titled “Reads Listens Views” and in addition today’s commentary on 10 third and fourth-year players I’m monitoring in training camp, I’m featuring links to content from colleagues, non-football stories, photos, videos, lectures, and music that interest me. You may not like everything you see […]
10 Offensive Rookies I’m Monitoring In August
The past two weeks may not seem like any indication to the contrary, but I do realize there are more rookies in NFL camps than Kenbrell Thompkins. Here is a list of 10 offensive rookies I’m monitoring in training camp. The criteria isn’t based on immediate impact or talent. These are the guys that intrigue […]
What is The RSP?
What is the RSP? What does it stand for? What do you get from it? Why is it insanely detailed, but insanely easy to read? Here’s a basic primer. There is also a Q&A that you can read that answers these questions in more detail. I don’t like giving my money away…but one thing that […]
RSP Readers Poll: 2011 NFL Season
I have great readers and I’m curious about your takes heading into the 2011 NFL season. Since I’ve spent all summer giving my takes on the NFL, now it’s your turn to share yours. Below are 15 questions.