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2017 NFL Draft Compensatory Picks

February 26, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

While the draft order is set after the Super Bowl, the official number of picks for the draft as a whole and for each team isn’t set till the Compensatory Picks are announced. Only 32 total Compensatory picks can be given out and are determined by the NFL Management Council given based on free agents…

10 players to watch at the combine

February 22, 2017 Justin Miller 1

The following article is a part of the USA Today Sports Weekly preview for the NFL Draft Combine. With the Super Bowl in our rearview mirror, the football world turns its attention to the NFL draft and the scouting combine. The seven-day combine has taken on a life of its own over the last several years…

Finding the Next: Tyrann Mathieu

February 21, 2017 Logan Fredrickson 1

Finding the Next: Tyrann Mathieu   Ever since his time at LSU Tyrann Mathieu has been making play as both a defender and a return man. At LSU he was primarily a corner but since entering the NFL he has transitioned to more of a hybrid safety/corner/slot back. His versatility coupled with his knack for…

How Andrew Whitworth could affect this Offensive Tackle Class

February 21, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

For the last several years Andrew Whitworth has been one of the best offensive tackles in the NFL and was graded by Pro Football Focus as the 2nd rated tackle this past year with a 91.3 grade (Considered Elite). Whitworth has been a cornerstone for the Bengals over the years but is 35 years old…

San Francisco 49ers

How moving to the 4-3 affects how the 49ers Draft Philosophy

February 20, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

San Francisco has been quite the story this off season with an out of nowhere hiring of FOX announcer John Lynch as General Manager (without any prior experience) and then hiring Atlanta Falcons Offensive Coordinator Kyle Shanahan as head coach. With the offense in Shanahan's hands he chose Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker coach Robert Saleh as…

The 5 Biggest NFL Scouting Combine Snubs

February 16, 2017 Brian Johannes 2

The NFL Scouting Combine starts on February 28th which means we officially got the list (http://www.nfl.com/combine/participants) of players who have been invited to participate in the biggest Pre-Draft event. Like every other year there are some questionable additions and even more surprising omissions. What makes this year different is we are seeing the new rule…

Finding the Next: Danielle Hunter

February 14, 2017 Logan Fredrickson 0

Danielle Hunter has quietly turned into one of the top pass rushers in the NFL after being selected in the third round of the 2015 draft by the Minnesota Vikings. In two seasons Hunter has amassed 18.5 sacks despite a far cry from the 4.5 career sacks he had in three seasons at LSU. The…

Nothing to See Here Lets move on from the Myles Garrett video

February 11, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett has been in the news lately. First he announced that he wasn't going to attend the 2017 NFL Draft choosing to stay  home and watch on TV instead. Not a big deal at all. But it's a video that was posted (http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/18661906/draft-prospect-myles-garrett-makes-playful-plea-dallas-cowboys) where he asks Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones…

Which NFL Free Agents Could Disrupt the First Round?

February 10, 2017 Justin Miller 0

Over the coming months multiple factors will change the way we view team needs and prospective draft selections. One major factor will be March 9th when free agency officially begins at 4 PM ET, and teams begin filling roster holes. I have pegged five potential free agents who could shake up the first round and…