NFL Draft: Round 1 Recap

In a Draft where many thought surprises and drama would be commonplace, it was a relatively stable affair. With no trades until pick 13, when Tampa Bay Buccaneers moved up one spot to get Offensive Tackle Tristan Wirfs. Here’s how Round 1 of the Draft unfolded. Quarterbacks Don’t Slide In what was one of the…

2020 Mock Draft: Trades Shake Up Top 5, Okudah Slides

With the 2020 NFL Draft right around the corner, a team of writers from Unfiltered Access did a mock draft. With each writer taking on the position of several teams, it led to many surprises and different approaches to the Draft. Will it mirror the actual Draft, and we see trades, slides, and reaches? 1….

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…

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: Winners and Losers of Free Agency

With the NFL’s Free Agency period commencing this week, teams started making moves. Some teams filled glaring holes on their rosters, while others struggled to have success. A handful of teams came out of the beginning of FA glistening, while others made moves that reflect poorly on them. Winners Dallas Cowboys The Cowboys had several…

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…

NFL: Playoff Team Previews

As we head into the home stretch of the 2019 NFL season, the playoff teams are emerging. A handful of teams are well and truly done for the year. Another group are nearing the point of no return. Over the next several weeks, the playoff teams will be reviewed, with one from each conference each…

NFL: Cost vs Benefit of the 2-pt Conversion

It’s time to set the scene. The date is October 21, 2018. The Tennessee Titans are locked in a close one with the Los Angeles Chargers in London. There is 31 seconds left on the clock and the Titans just scored a touchdown to make the score 20-19 with 31 seconds remaining on the clock….