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15 Apr 2015, 12:06pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Washington DT Danny Shelton

Player comparisons often have more poetry than math, but there's not enough of either for the common comparison of Shelton to Haloti Ngata and Dontari Poe.

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2 comments, Last at 17 Apr 2015, 2:00pm by tuluse

13 Apr 2015, 01:53pm by Tom Gower

2009 NFL Draft: Six Years Later

Given the benefit of hindsight, it's clear the Detroit Lions made the right choice when they drafted Matt Stafford first overall. How has the rest of the 2009 class fared?

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89 comments, Last at 17 Apr 2015, 1:21pm by dank067

08 Apr 2015, 02:34pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Florida DE/OLB Dante Fowler

Is Dante Fowler a top-10 talent? Matt Waldman invites former NFL defensive end Stephen White to his virtual Korean BBQ joint for a conversation.

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01 Apr 2015, 01:17pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Winston, Hundley, Mariota, and Footwork

For quarterbacks, the feet are the window to the mind.

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3 comments, Last at 02 Apr 2015, 1:06pm by Roch Bear

25 Mar 2015, 11:48am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Rookie Rankings

I hate rookie rankings. You love rookie rankings. It’s a beautiful relationship.

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4 comments, Last at 05 Apr 2015, 11:39pm by LionInAZ

18 Mar 2015, 11:21am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Deep Diving for Small-School Sleepers

James O'Shaughnessy, Darius Davis, Dezmin Lewis, and Zach Zenner are small-time names with potential for big-time games.

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3 comments, Last at 25 Mar 2015, 12:32pm by rich006

11 Mar 2015, 11:23am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Two Non-College Prospects

Two tight ends on the Denver roster show that talent isn't always evident at first glance.

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4 comments, Last at 16 Mar 2015, 6:14pm by EdwardBPhelps

04 Mar 2015, 12:07pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Boise State RB Jay Ajayi

Jay Ajayi is a wild horse of a running back. What is the one thing he must do to become a refined thoroughbred?

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7 comments, Last at 20 Mar 2015, 11:49pm by joicetavares

25 Feb 2015, 01:01pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Kentucky Edge Rushers Bud Dupree and Za'Darius Smith

Matt Waldman explains why Kentucky's linemen are similar -- and why they are so very, very different.

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20 Feb 2015, 10:06am by Matt Waldman

Futures: The Inner Game and the 2015 Class

What if Brett Hundley had played at Oregon? How do you measure a player's toughness? Why do some players struggle to make the most of their talent?

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4 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2015, 12:02am by LionInAZ

14 Feb 2015, 03:29pm by Brian Fremeau

ESPN: Overachievers And Underachievers

Which teams overachieve on the field with less recruiting success than their opponents, and which teams underachieve when fielding a more-talented roster?

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11 Feb 2015, 03:26am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Nebraska DE/OLB Randy Gregory

Good football analysis often provides answers, but it also helps frame better questions. Two plays from Randy Gregory's USC tape frame a vital question about the potential top-five pick.

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4 comments, Last at 16 Feb 2015, 2:40am by dank067