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Audibles: 2017 NFL Draft Day 2

Your Audibles crew discusses the second and third rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft.

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Audibles: 2017 NFL Draft Day 2

Your Audibles crew discusses the second and third rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft.

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29 Apr 2017, 04:07am by Andrew Potter

Audibles: 2017 NFL Draft Day 2

Your Audibles crew discusses the second and third rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft.

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28 Apr 2017, 09:05am by Andrew Potter

Audibles: 2017 NFL Draft Day 1

The surprises started early in this year's NFL Draft. Your Audibles crew discusses some of the major winners and losers from the first round.

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26 Apr 2017, 06:16pm by Aaron Schatz

QBASE 2017

How iffy is the 2017 quarterback class? Even our highest-rated prospect has us questioning the numbers. While the top of the draft is full of risky picks, though, we might have found a solid mid-round sleeper.

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11 comments, Last at 28 Apr 2017, 12:44pm by Aaron Schatz

26 Apr 2017, 01:11pm by Guest

Futures: Deshaun Watson

You'll rarely see a quarterback make as many good plays and as many bad ones as Clemson's passer did in 2016. Guest columnist Seth Galina breaks down the tape and says the positives significantly outweigh the negatives.

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25 Apr 2017, 12:12pm by Nathan Forster

SackSEER 2017

Our numbers back up the conventional wisdom when it comes to edge rushers in the 2017 draft: this Garrett kid is Myles ahead of the competition.

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24 Apr 2017, 11:59am by Nathan Forster

BackCAST 2017

Even in what looks like an historically great class of running back prospects, LSU's Leonard Fournette comes out on top. The depth of quality options, though, makes it clear: 2017 is a great year to draft a runner.

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7 comments, Last at 26 Apr 2017, 11:24am by agauntpanda

23 Apr 2017, 10:06am by Aaron Schatz

QBASE 2017 (ESPN version)

Here are our QBASE projections for the Class of 2017. It's not a great year for quarterback prospects. Commentary includes a long discussion of the history of quarterbacks with only one or two years of college experience.

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7 comments, Last at 26 Apr 2017, 2:12pm by mehllageman56

22 Apr 2017, 01:33pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: 2017 NFL Draft Guides

FO writers have put together draft guides for all 32 teams, looking at three things for each franchise: the biggest need, a quiet need, and a position that is definitely not a need.

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21 Apr 2017, 11:05am by Nathan Forster

SackSEER 2017 (ESPN version)

Here are the 2017 SackSEER projections. We have no problem with the consensus wisdom that Myles Garrett should be the No. 1 pick in this year's draft. SackSEER also likes Solomon Thomas and T.J. Watt, but is a bit worried about Taco Charlton.

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2 comments, Last at 24 Apr 2017, 12:43am by LionInAZ

20 Apr 2017, 03:05pm by Scott Kacsmar

Snap-Weighted Age: 2016 NFL Rosters

The Saints were 2016's oldest team, and the Rams were once again the youngest. Are more rookies starting than ever before in the NFL? 2016 was the youngest season we have tracked yet.

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5 comments, Last at 24 Apr 2017, 12:08am by LionInAZ

20 Apr 2017, 12:04pm by Nathan Forster

BackCAST 2017 (ESPN version)

Nathan Forster is back with an upgraded version of the BackCAST system introduced last year. It suggests 2017 is a historically great year for running backs, but pegs Alvin Kamara of Tennessee is a likely bust. We'll expand upon this article next week on FO, explaining the changes in the BackCAST system made since last year.

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4 comments, Last at 23 Apr 2017, 11:07pm by LionInAZ

17 Apr 2017, 04:02pm by Scott Kacsmar

NFL Head Coaches: Adjusted Games Lost

Which head coaches have had the most injured rosters since 2002? The healthiest? We look at 15 years of adjusted games lost data to find the answer, and to see if injuries really are a good explanation for a bad season.

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