Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

13 Sep 2014, 10:22am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Alabama WR Amari Cooper

Cooper's game has elements of Michael Crabtree and Roddy White. See what he must learn to fit into either one of these starters' development trajectory.

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2 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 10:57pm by avelin

11 Sep 2014, 09:34am by Matt Waldman

Boiler Room: Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon

Running Backs don’t have to be “five-tool” ball carriers to succeed in the NFL — especially if a couple of tools compensate for a lack of others. Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon might be this kind of prospect.

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1 comment, Last at 11 Sep 2014, 6:07pm by big10freak

06 Sep 2014, 11:34am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah

Abdullah could get lost in a strong class of running backs with size and speed, but good, all-round football players are just as hard to find.

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4 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 10:58pm by avelin

06 Sep 2014, 10:55am by Matt Waldman

RSP Rorschach: Michigan WR/TE Devin Funchess

Some plays are like Rorschach inkblots because there’s no definitive answer to why they unfold the way they do. If you were a coach, which issue with this play involving Michigan star Devin Funchess do you think has the highest impact on its outcome? You vote.

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1 comment, Last at 09 Sep 2014, 8:37pm by andrew

05 Sep 2014, 10:32am by Matt Waldman

WRs Jaelen Strong and Ty Montgomery: Tipping Their Hand

aunted wide receiver prospects Jaelen Strong and Ty Montgomery demonstrate that when it comes to the a craft of playing the position, a slow mind negates size, strength, and speed.

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01 Sep 2014, 12:51pm by Matt Waldman

Boiler Room: Louisville WR DeVante Parker

DeVante Parker knows the vertical game, but must learn to sell it.

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1 comment, Last at 01 Sep 2014, 4:45pm by Theo

25 Aug 2014, 10:46am by Matt Waldman

The Difficulty of Judging Football Speed

Nebraska runner Ameer Abdullah’s 43-yard touchdown vs. Illinois offers a sound example of the difficulties of judging speed without a stopwatch, but why it’s still as important as the 40-time.

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4 comments, Last at 26 Aug 2014, 2:04pm by tuluse

18 Aug 2014, 10:37am by Matt Waldman

RSP Sample Scouting Report: Chiefs TE Travis Kelce

Matt Waldman's report on Travis Kelce from the 2013 Rookie Scouting Portfolio.

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2 comments, Last at 18 Aug 2014, 11:55am by boone88rr

14 Aug 2014, 12:59pm by Matt Waldman

Logan Thomas: Look Out Below!!!

Utter the name “Logan Thomas” on Twitter and assign some positives to his game before the NFL Draft and the most likely responses coming your way were derision and confusion.

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4 comments, Last at 18 Aug 2014, 11:42pm by dbostedo

12 Aug 2014, 07:26am by Matt Waldman

On Robin Williams' Passing, Celebrity, and Sports

We’re a nation sold on celebrity. It’s also one of our leading exports to the rest of the world. Like many of you, I was raised to venerate the famous. And like many of you, I gradually learned that celebrity is a state of being and not a human being. Sometimes it’s easy to forget that difference and slip into assumptions about what we think we know about the humans behind the media mask.

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7 comments, Last at 15 Aug 2014, 5:30am by Chris UK