Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

27 Oct 2012, 12:30pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Notre Dame TE Tyler Eifert

A fluid athlete with promising all-around skills at the position, the 6-foot-6, 245-pound Eifert will appeal to many NFL teams.

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2 comments, Last at 29 Oct 2012, 6:49pm by Cliff Claven

23 Oct 2012, 02:50pm by Matt Waldman

Emerging Talents: Patriots RB Shane Vereen

Bill Belichick praised Vereen for his performance against the Jets this weekend, and says more opportunities are coming for the young back. Read Matt Waldman's analysis of the runner at his Rookie Scouting Portfolio blog.

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10 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2012, 2:00pm by Nathan

20 Oct 2012, 11:57am by Matt Waldman

Futures: West Virginia WR Tavon Austin

Austin is among the most productive receivers in college football, but he hasn't showcased the kind of tools you might expect from an elite receiver.

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4 comments, Last at 13 Dec 2012, 1:40am by Zookeepers

15 Oct 2012, 05:14pm by Matt Waldman

Robert Griffin III – First Ballot Inductee? Not So Fast…

Rookie Scouting Portfolio contributor Nathan Miller is a fan of Robert Griffin's potential to develop into an NFL star. However, there are two big issues that he fears could derail Griffin's progress, especially with the opposition getting more NFL film to scout the quarterback ahead of time.

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18 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2012, 11:30am by evenchunkiermonkey

13 Oct 2012, 10:21am by Matt Waldman

Futures: USC QB Matt Barkley

A bad or uncharacteristic performance is often the result of a player and/or team stretched to do things that aren’t a part of the game plan. Matt Barkley's off-night against Stanford earlier this month is a good example.

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2 comments, Last at 16 May 2013, 9:56pm by Ron1675

06 Oct 2012, 08:35am by Matt Waldman

Futures: UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin

UCLA running back Johnathan Franklin is a dark-horse candidate for the Heisman Trophy because he displays a maturity with his decision-making that few backs possess at the college level.

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04 Oct 2012, 02:36pm by Matt Waldman

Zone Blocking: The Anti-McFadden

Darren McFadden is a fantastic talent, but RSP blog contributor Nathan Miller demonstrates why McFadden and the Oakland Raiders line are experiencing growing pains as they transition to a zone-blocking scheme.

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6 comments, Last at 01 Nov 2012, 8:52pm by Mr Shush

03 Oct 2012, 10:48am by Matt Waldman

Matt Waldman on USC WR Marqise Lee

USC receiver Marqise Lee is a fantastic athletic talent, but like some of the most exciting players to grace the football fields of the college and NFL game he has to learn to temper his decision-making as a ball carrier before his athleticism gets the best of him.

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1 comment, Last at 04 Oct 2012, 4:58pm by Kyle D.

29 Sep 2012, 10:37am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Eddie Lacy

When we look at the spectrum of Alabama running backs, Eddie Lacy is more like Trent Richardson or Mark Ingram than Glen Coffee. Matt Waldman shows how Lacy transcended his offensive line against Arkansas.

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8 comments, Last at 01 Jan 2013, 7:05am by mano

26 Sep 2012, 10:55am by Matt Waldman

What is Wrong With Jay Cutler?

During Jay Cutler’s first three years, Dynasty Rogues writers and former college assistant coach Nick Whalen found himself making excuses for Cutler's play. His offensive line is bad. His weapons aren’t talented. His offensive coaches aren’t playing to his strengths. No more excuses. He decided to break down Jay Cutler’s game versus Green Bay and see what the talented, but undisciplined Bears quarterback needs to fix.

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53 comments, Last at 27 Sep 2012, 5:32pm by dmstorm22