2019 NFL compensatory picks

Potential 1st Round Trade Ups

April 24, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

Every year the first round throws us curve balls as teams move up to target prospects they desperately want. Last year we saw the Los Angeles Rams and the Philadelphia Eagles make those moves in the weeks leading up to the draft while there were six draft day trades in the first round alone. Who…

2017 NFL Draft Tight End Rankings

April 23, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

1 OJ Howard Alabama SR 6'6 242 2 David Njoku Miami SO 6'4 245 3 Evan Engram Mississippi SR 6'3 227 4 Bucky Hodges Virginia Tech SR 6'7 240 5 Jake Butt Michigan SR 6'5 248 6 Gerald Everett SR South Alabama 6'3 239 7 Jordan Leggett Clemson SR 6'5 255 8 Jeremy Sprinkle Arkansas…

2017 NFL Draft Wide Receiver Rankings

April 22, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

1 Mike Williams Clemson SR 6'4 210 2 Corey Davis Western Michigan SR 6'3 205 3 John Ross Washington JR 5'11 190 4 KD Cannon Baylor JR 6'0 180 5 Carlos Henderson Louisiana Tech SR 5'11 191 6 Chris Godwin Penn State JR 6'1 208 7 Ishmael Zamora Baylor SO 6'4 220 8 Ricky Seals-Jones…

2017 NFL Draft Running Back Rankings

April 22, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

1 Leonard Fournette LSU JR 6'1 230 2 Joe Mixon Oklahoma SO 6'1 226 3 Dalvin Cook Florida State JR 5'11 202 4 Christian McCaffery Stanford JR 6'0 202 5 Alvin Kamara Tennessee JR 5'10 205 6 Kareem Hunt Toledo SR 5'11 215 7 Wayne Gallman Clemson JR 6'1 215 8 D'Onta Foreman Texas JR…

Why Solomon Thomas may not be the 49ers Pick

April 19, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

If you look at almost everybody's 2017 Mock Draft it is common to see Stanford's Solomon Thomas as the pick for the San Francisco 49ers. On the surface the pick makes sense. Thomas is one of the best players in this draft, he's my 2nd rated player in this class (http://www.nfldraftgeek.com/2017-nfl-draft-prospect-rankings/), so the value is…

2017 Chess Pieces

April 14, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

With the advent of quick strike attacks and more spread principles in the NFL, defenses have been forced to adjust. One way they’ve adapted is going away from the strict nature of the 4-3 or the 3-4 and blending the two together. But for the most part we also see teams playing their nickel and…

DeShone Kizer Scouting Report

April 13, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

QB DeShone Kizer, 6'4 233 Notre Dame   What He Does Well A big bodied quarterback who has the arm strength to win down the field. Kizer's arm strength has the ball explode out of his hand while his accuracy allows him to drop the ball to receivers as they maintain their speed. Kizer shows…

2017 NFL Draft Quarterback Rankings

April 11, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

1 DeShone Kizer Notre Dame SO 6'4 230 2 Dashaun Watson Clemson JR 6'2 207 3 Mitch Trubisky North Carolina JR 6'3 220 4 Patrick Mahomes Texas Tech JR 6'3 219 5 Jerod Evans Virginia Tech JR 6'4 230 6 Nathan Peterman Pittsburgh SR 6'2 224 7 Brad Kaaya Miami JR 6'4 209 8 Davis…

Christian McCaffrey Scouting Report

April 7, 2017 Brian Johannes 0

RB Christian McCaffrey, 5'11 202 Stanford   What He Does Well Explosive athlete who can make quick cuts and change direction fluidly. Able to accelerate and get to top speed within only a couple of steps. Has the speed to reel off long runs and score a touchdown whenever the ball is in his hands.…