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The Jets’ Disastrous Draft History

Mike Florio shared this graphic on his show yesterday showing the fate of the Jets’ first round picks since 2013: Obviously there’s some busts in there. But there are also some good players in there, too: Sheldon Richardson, Leonard Williams, Jamal Adams. It’s not like the Jets pick busts every year. This is encouraging for […]

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🚨 Jets Trade Sam Darnold to Panthers

Via Adam Schefter: Congratulations to Sam Darnold for getting out of New York. He now gets to play with Christian McCaffrey (who we all know is a monster), DJ Moore (who’s a lot better than people realize) and Robby Anderson (again). Those guys represent a massive upgrade over the skill players Darnold was working with […]

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How Difficult is it to Have a Successful Draft?

I went through every NFL draft since 2000 and tallied up the number of Pro Bowlers by round: Now, it looks like talent is dropping off in recent years, but it’s just because the players drafted from about 2017 on just haven’t been in the league long enough to realize their full potential. You can […]

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Biggest NFL Draft Steals Since 2000

Obviously we all know Tom Brady going at pick 199 in 2000 is the biggest draft steal of all time. Brady probably always will be the biggest draft steal of all time, that’s as close to an unbreakable record as it gets. Getting the 🐐 in the 6th round? It can’t get any better than […]

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Is It Riskier to Draft an Unproven College QB?

With the 2021 NFL draft less than a month away, the Top 5 QBs are being analyzed and nitpicked six ways to Sunday. One of the most overlooked factors when evaluating a college QB is his years of experience playing QB in college. We tend to assume these guys have all played the same amount […]

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Most of These QB Prospects Will Be Disappointments

While we obsess over how to rank these 2021 NFL Draft QB prospects, it’s important to remember that most of them probably won’t pan out in the pros. Colin Cowherd shared this image on his show today: These are the QBs selected in the top 10 of the NFL draft since 2010. Highlighted are the […]

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2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #2 Justin Fields

For most of the past two years, Justin Fields has been the consensus #2 quarterback behind Trevor Lawrence. After he absolutely shredded Clemson in the semifinal game a few months back, it seemed like Fields was solidly locked-in as the #2 pick in the draft. In that game, his talent was on full display. He […]

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