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03 May 2017, 06:50am by Guest

2017 NFL Draft Report Card Report

The biggest trade of 2017 determined both the most and least popular drafts this year. Meanwhile, high-risk draft strategies in Cincinnati, Oakland, and Houston drew strongly mixed reactions from the pundits.

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25 comments, Last at 05 May 2017, 3:58pm by Raiderjoe

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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6 comments, Last at 11 May 2017, 7:46am by bubqr

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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29 comments, Last at 19 May 2017, 1:41pm by JDL4

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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12 comments, Last at 09 May 2017, 7:21am by Mr Skinner

05 Apr 2017, 12:04pm by Nathan Forster

Playmaker Score 2017

Our annual statistical examination of wide receiver prospects finds one big name who might be overrated, but also finds plenty of players who might offer depth in later rounds.

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23 comments, Last at 09 Apr 2017, 11:24pm by LionInAZ

03 Apr 2017, 12:19pm by Tom Gower

The Julio Jones Trade: Six Years Later

Atlanta's run to the Super Bowl in 2016 was set up in part by a bold trade made in 2011. Does that mean other Super Bowl contenders should take similar risks in 2017?

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50 comments, Last at 10 Apr 2017, 12:00pm by Bright Blue Shorts

31 Mar 2017, 12:26pm by Tom Gower

2011 NFL Draft: Six Years Later

The first 11 picks of 2011 include a future MVP, a future Super Bowl MVP, and a future three-time Defensive Player of the Year. Also, Blaine Gabbert.

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38 comments, Last at 07 Apr 2017, 9:14pm by LionInAZ

25 Jan 2017, 11:37am by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Best of the NCAA Champions

Here's our countdown of the five best national champions of the past decade, ranked by frequency of elite single-game performances in the given season.

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23 Jan 2017, 04:47pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Best of the NCAA Second-Best

Alabama was the best team of the last decade that didn't win the national championship. Yay?

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11 Jan 2017, 02:23pm by Brian Fremeau

FEI 2016 Final Ratings

In many ways, the National Championship game looked like many of Alabama's wins. In other ways it was like no game they had ever played before.

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12 comments, Last at 15 Jan 2017, 5:31pm by mehllageman56

10 Jan 2017, 09:31pm by Chad Peltier

OFI: Wearing the Tide Down

The dam never fully broke, but eventually Deshaun Watson and the Clemson offense wore down an incredible Crimson Tide defense because Alabama's offense couldn't stay on the field.

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2 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2017, 2:05pm by Aaron Brooks Good Twin