Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

28 Feb 2013, 08:50pm by Matt Waldman

The Boiler Room Series: Syracuse QB Ryan Nassib

Is the NFL sleeping on Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib or is he Russ Lande's ranking of him as his top player on his draft board crazy talk? Not as crazy as you might think.

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5 comments, Last at 01 Mar 2013, 8:48pm by cisforcookie

27 Feb 2013, 05:16pm by Matt Waldman

The Kaepernick Project: FSU QB E.J. Manuel

In light of the Alex Smith deal, I wouldn’t be surprised if the Kansas City Chiefs has an eye on E.J. Manuel as a project to develop behind Alex Smith ala Colin Kaepernick.

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12 comments, Last at 04 Mar 2013, 1:59pm by Mikey Benny

24 Feb 2013, 06:16am by Matt Waldman

The Best On-Field RB Prospect No One is Talking About

He’s not big. He’s not fast. Yet, he’s the most sophisticated runner between the tackles I have seen this year.

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15 comments, Last at 02 Mar 2013, 12:13pm by Billy Jenkins

23 Feb 2013, 12:37pm by Matt Waldman

Combine Medical Spotlight: Marcus Lattimore

No player has more at stake during his orthopedic evaluation at the combine this week than Marcus Lattimore.

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22 Feb 2013, 08:31am by Matt Waldman

Combine Medical Spotlight: Jarvis Jones

There are a lot of complicated questions surrounding Jones' cervical spinal stenosis. Dr. Jene Bramel's Second Opinion blog dives addresses them all.

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1 comment, Last at 24 Feb 2013, 10:27pm by JonFrum

14 Feb 2013, 07:41am by Matt Waldman

RSP No-Huddle Series: South Carolina TE Justice Cunningham

The 6-4, 264-lb. tight end from South Carolina has a lot of tools to become a valuable contributor to an NFL offense as a late-round or UDFA option.

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10 Feb 2013, 07:37pm by Matt Waldman

RSP No-Huddle Series: LSU RB Spencer Ware

Ware isn’t a breakaway threat; he’s a hot-running, helmet-crunching, break-your-back, ball-carrying warrior. He’s rugged, smart, and technically sound in most aspects of the game. If Seattle didn’t have a Robert Turbin, Ware is the back I’d want backing up Marshawn Lynch. If Mike Shanahan wants a lean, mean, running back depth chart, he can dispense with most of the backs behind Alfred Morris and opt for Ware.

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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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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