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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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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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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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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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🤯 Did the 49ers Trade Up to Draft Mac Jones?

When news broke last week that the 49ers had traded up to the #3 pick from their original #12 spot, you didn’t have to be a genius to surmise that they did so with the intent of taking a quarterback. And since it’s almost a certainty that both Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson will be […]

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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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