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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🚩 Is DeVonta Smith’s Weight a Red Flag?

He weighed in at 166lbs and measured at 6’ even. Previously he’d be listed around 175 and even that teams thought was too small. Now that we have official word that he’s 166, it has people wondering if he’s just too small to be an effective NFL receiver. I’m sure he’s sliding down draft board […]

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2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #4, Mac Jones

People have gotten into this mindset where if a quarterback is perceived as “unathletic” then he’s got no shot in today’s NFL. It’s true that QB mobility is more important than ever in today’s NFL. But let’s not jump the gun and act like arm talent is not still the single most important factor for […]

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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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🚨 Jadeveon Clowney Signs 1yr Deal with Browns

This just in via Ian Rapoport: Apparently it’s an $8 million deal with $2 million in incentives for a possible $10 million. So now the Browns have the #1 pick in the 2017 draft in Myles Garrett and the #1 pick in the 2014 draft in Jadeveon Clowney, both on their defensive line. And they […]

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2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #3, Zach Wilson

I understand the hype around this kid. Really, I do. I get why people say he shares a lot of the same traits as Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers. He can throw on the run; he’s got that flair where he makes impossible throws look easy. Really, I understand the hype. I’m sure everyone has […]

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In Defense of Jerry Jones Wanting to Draft Kyle Pitts

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones typically makes the news every couple of weeks, and this time the story is that he is “infatuated” with Florida TE prospect Kyle Pitts and wants to draft him at #10. Well, join the club, Jerry. Everybody loves this guy. In my opinion, he’s the Chase Young of this year’s draft–an […]

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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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2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #1, Trevor Lawrence

Now that the 49ers have traded up to the third pick, it is all but assured that the first three picks will be quarterbacks. It’s even possible the first four picks are quarterbacks, and then potentially even five quarterbacks in the first 15 picks. This is an incredible draft in terms of QB talent. It […]

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