With the draft two days away, and at least five quarterbacks expected to come off the board during Thursday night’s first round, decision-makers around the league are still grappling with the most basic of questions when it comes to Allen, Darnold, Jackson, Mayfield and Rosen
Boise State LB Leighton Vander Esch was raised in the Idaho mountains, in a town with a population smaller than many high schools. We go back to his roots to learn just exactly what this non-traditional NFL draft prospect is all about—and learn why he has the tools to thrive in the NFL after just 14 starts playing 11-man football.
If the past two decades have taught us anything, it’s that the quarterback the Browns take at the top of the first round is no sure thing. And if there’s anything we’ve learned over the past two seasons, it’s that teams are willing to pay a hefty price for a young, cheap, promising backup. It adds up to an obvious play for the Browns next week
In order to prepare for the NFL draft and the unexpected moves that come along with it, NFL teams work through a number of scenarios. We do exactly that—mocking up four different ways the top 12 picks could unfold and how it might impact lower picks.
It's no secret that this class of wide receivers and tight ends isn't the most impressive. And to make things even more complicated, the PFF guys are not high on Calvin Ridley, the player that many assume to be the No. 1 pass catcher. So if not Ridley, then who?
The tantalizing arm talent overshadows excellent mobility and athleticism, but his low completion percentage last season gives teams pause. In a league that no longer develops first-round QBs from the bench, teams must figure out not just what he could be someday, but what he is right now
The Patriots have five of the top 100 picks in the upcoming 2018 NFL draft—an unusual situation for Bill Belichick who's known for trading away his selections. Who might New England take with these picks?
The quarterbacks are the talk of the 2018 NFL draft—it's very possible that we'll see four drafted in the first five picks. But they’re far from a perfect group of passers. What does the tape reveal about each player?