Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

06 Feb 2013, 11:09am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Houston LB Phillip Steward

The Houston Cougars linebacker may be a late-round pick, but this invitee to the Senior Bowl and Texas vs. The Nation has skills that fit the future of the NFL game.

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8 comments, Last at 12 Feb 2013, 4:44pm by Dean

05 Feb 2013, 11:21am by Matt Waldman

The Disconnect Between Evaluation and Drafting QB Talent

Matt Waldman's views on the potential issues that arise from NFL teams balancing talent vs. need when it comes to drafting a quarterback and why this hurts an underrated talent like Tulane QB Ryan Griffin versus a "draft-not-to-lose" commodity like N.C. State's Mike Glennon.

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14 comments, Last at 09 Feb 2013, 11:24pm by Noah of Arkadia

04 Feb 2013, 12:52pm by Matt Waldman

Giovani Bernard: The FBI of Angles

Matt Waldman breaks down the pass protection of UNC RB prospect Gionvani Bernard and shows why an understanding of angles is often more important than physical strength and leverage.

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30 Jan 2013, 01:31pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Central Michigan OT Eric Fisher

What is a "six-play" player, and how does that concept link tackle Eric Fisher with fellow Central Michigan alum Joe Staley?

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1 comment, Last at 30 Jan 2013, 4:00pm by Dean

28 Jan 2013, 09:14am by Matt Waldman

Flashes: OU WR Kenny Stills

Matt Waldman explains at his RSP blog why sometimes the difference between a touchdown and a drop of a wide-open pass comes down to the difference between an active and passive approach, the space between the fingertips and the palm, and understanding why even good technique isn't good in the wrong situation.

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3 comments, Last at 30 Jan 2013, 11:00am by markus

24 Jan 2013, 07:46am by Matt Waldman

How I Would Change the Senior Bowl

Matt Waldman follows up on Phil Savage's request for feedback with some big-picture ideas to make the event at Mobile a lyceum for career transition and coaching innovation.

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5 comments, Last at 31 Mar 2013, 1:33am by Daniel Garcia

24 Jan 2013, 07:42am by Matt Waldman

2013 Senior Bowl: Practice Overview

Jene Bramel and Matt Waldman review the pleasant surprises, small-school standouts, and polarizing players from the three relevant days of Senior Bowl practices.

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3 comments, Last at 24 Jan 2013, 6:40pm by JIPanick

23 Jan 2013, 09:38pm by Matt Waldman

2013 Senior Bowl: Day Two Highlights

Jene Bramel and Matt Waldman's Day Two Practice Highlights from the Senior Bowl for the New York Times Fifth Down.

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23 Jan 2013, 12:03pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Making Sense of The Senior Bowl

Seeking big takeaways at a college all-star game is as useless as waiting to hear Hank Williams tunes at a Marilyn Manson show. The value of all-star games like the Senior Bowl comes from keeping your eyes and ears open, your mouth shut, and your mind focused on the long view.

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16 comments, Last at 10 Mar 2013, 12:33pm by yedam

21 Jan 2013, 08:34pm by Matt Waldman

2013 Senior Bowl: North Squad WR Corps Day 1

Matt Waldman reports on the receivers and the drills the Raiders put the through on Day 1 of Senior Bowl practice.

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