The Draft

Who Had the Best Draft?

I don’t do mock drafts, because after the top 6-7 picks it’s basically a crapshoot. Nor do I do “draft grades”, and this is because I think the idea is fundamentally stupid. You’re grading teams on their picks before their picks have even taken a snap in so much as an NFL offseason rookie minicamp? […]

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Vegas Now Expects 49ers to Take Justin Fields at #3

This is on FanDuel Sportsbook as of April 18 at about 9pm: Now Fields is not an overwhelming favorite. Vegas still thinks there’s a good shot the 49ers take Mac Jones; they have him listed at +125, which is close to even money. For some perspective, FanDuel has Trevor Lawrence listed at -20,000 to go […]

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I Am Concerned About Trevor Lawrence’s Mentality and Drive

Recently, Sports Illustrated ran a cover story about Trevor Lawrence in the run up to the 2021 NFL Draft, and this was the headline: “Trevor Lawrence: What is the Best QB Prospect in Years Out to Prove? Absolutely Nothing.” There are some quotes in the piece that have raised peoples’ eyebrows: “It’s not like I […]

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Joe Thomas Says the 49ers Will Draft Justin Fields

He seems confident: He’s putting his reputation on the line saying this. At least his reputation as a football analyst. It has almost become conventional wisdom that the 49ers are going to take Mac Jones. At this point, Mac Jones to the 49ers at #3 feels almost as etched in stone as Lawrence to the […]

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