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?… Read More Who Had the Best Draft?
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… Read More 🚩 Is DeVonta Smith’s Weight a Red Flag?
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… Read More 2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #4, Mac Jones
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… Read More In Defense of Jerry Jones Wanting to Draft Kyle Pitts
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… Read More Is It Riskier to Draft an Unproven College QB?
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… Read More Most of These QB Prospects Will Be Disappointments
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… Read More 2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #2 Justin Fields
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… Read More 2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #1, Trevor Lawrence
I know this is going to sound like a hot-take or click-bait, but I’m being serious here. I will preface this section by saying I still consider him the #1 QB prospect for the 2021 draft. I’m not saying he deserves to be behind Justin Fields or anything like that–that would be a “hot take.”… Read More Is Trevor Lawrence… Overrated?