NFL: Mock Draft (Trades and Alternatives)

With around one month until the 2020 NFL Draft, there’s a clearer picture of team needs. On this side of Free Agency and with time for more evaluation of prospects, it gets a little easier to mock players to teams. However, in this mock, we’ll explore the trades that could happen. We’ll also make some…

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NFL: Mock Draft (No Trades)

With around one month until the 2020 NFL Draft, there’s a clearer picture of team needs. On this side of Free Agency and with time for more evaluation of prospects, it gets a little easier to mock players to teams. In this mock draft, no trades will happen. But view the Trades/Hypothetical Mock Draft to…

NFL: Likely Trades During the First Round of the NFL Draft

Every year, during the NFL Draft, teams make trades. Sometimes these trades happen before the Draft, as teams acquire pieces for help during the season. Ultimately, this is what all trades are about – improving the team. And the first round is usually the most exciting and surprising. Every year, a number of mock drafts…

NFL Free Agency: AFC Team Needs

There are two opportunities in the coming months for NFL teams to improve their rosters. They can sign free agents, bringing valuable experience to the team. Or they can do it through the draft, where a foundation for the future is built. One thing’s for sure, and that’s that when it comes to roster improvement,…

NFL: Evaluating the 2018 AFC Draft Class

After two years in the league, there is sufficient evidence to evaluate the NFL players drafted in 2018. One season is often not enough, and sometimes two does not suffice either. Yet, for many players, they are already making names for themselves, or running out of chances. This evaluation will focus on the players drafted…

Battle of Midway

With the NFL season at its halfway point, it’s a good time to look at who needs to keep pushing to make the playoffs. At this stage, looking at teams like the New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers, both undefeated, doesn’t reveal much. Instead, those teams who need to press on and continue the…

NFL: What’s the Value of a Field Goal?

With NFL teams increasingly going for it on 4th down, are they under-valuing Field Goals? Or are Kickers just too unreliable? Let’s take a closer look at whether teams are making the right decision regarding FGs in 2019. Firstly, there has to be a recognition that all FGs need to be considered in the context…

NFL: Week 5 Team Tiers

As the NFL approaches its midpoint, teams tend to consolidate their place in the league. They occupy real estate at the top, middle or bottom, and there is little major movement between these levels. Let’s see where each team currently lives in the NFL’s apartment block. Penthouse Sitting comfortably as the only undefeated team in…

Gardner Minshew: A Legend in the Making

If you’ve watched any football or gone online at all in the past few weeks, chances are you’ve heard of Gardner Minshew. The rookie quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars is slowly capturing the hearts and minds of the football world. Whether it’s his distinct mustache or his “fashion forward” way of dressing, the Washington State…

NFL: Taking Stock at the Quarter-Mile in the AFC

With four weeks of the 2019 NFL season in the books, it’s time to take stock of how each team stands. For some, they are staring down the barrel of a bleak end to the year. For others, hope remains but the job isn’t done. This is how the AFC looks after one quarter of…