Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

12 Mar 2014, 01:45am by Matt Waldman

Futures: I Am Smarter Than "Phillip" Rivers

The Wonderlic is great for testing future loan officers, but Matt Waldman would rather have Wonderlic failures like Jim Kelly or Ray Lewis as his on-field CEOs.

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6 comments, Last at 14 Mar 2014, 6:46pm by Parmenides

05 Mar 2014, 11:29am by Matt Waldman

Scouting QBs: Separating the Dark From the Dark

Matt Waldman has learned three things about evaluating football talent. Two of them were not the intended lessons that his teachers meant to share.

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

26 Feb 2014, 12:27pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: The 2014 Speed Score Leaders

What does Matt Waldman think of the Speed Score's top four backs? It depends in part on how they fit into today's multi-personnel, multi-skill set NFL backfields.

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8 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 10:53pm by avelin

19 Feb 2014, 10:56am by Matt Waldman

Futures: A Trio of Sleepers

"Sleepers" are still alive in football -- especially in the NFL Draft. Matt Waldman lists three late-round/UDFAs who have the talent to make the league.

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3 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 10:48pm by avelin

12 Feb 2014, 02:27pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Louisville S Calvin Pryor

When it's all said and done, Teddy Bridgewater might not be the best Louisville player in this draft.

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5 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 10:55pm by avelin

05 Feb 2014, 11:57am by Matt Waldman

Futures: WR Brandin Cooks vs. CB Ifo Ekpre-Olumu

Oregon State's Biletnikoff Award winner was upstaged in the Oregon Civil War by a fellow junior with a higher draft stock who has chosen to stay in school.

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2 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 11:07pm by avelin

29 Jan 2014, 03:01pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater

Teddy Bridgewater is fluid, relaxed, and confident, but do his arm, deep accuracy, and hand size inspire the NFL's confidence?

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15 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 10:54pm by avelin

22 Jan 2014, 09:28pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: What's After Clowney?

Remove Jadeveon Clowney from the equation and this class of defensive end prospects is not an exciting one. However, the NFL isn’t comprised solely of superstars. Teams still derive value from players that do one thing well when that one thing fits within an organization’s scheme.

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3 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 10:50pm by avelin

15 Jan 2014, 10:41am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Senior Bowl Preview

Matt Waldman's headed to the Senior Bowl again. What is he looking for, and what does the format of the Senior Bowl help him see?

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7 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 10:49pm by avelin

08 Jan 2014, 10:01am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Fresno State QB Derek Carr

Want a glimpse into a quarterback’s mind? Watch his feet. Derek Carr's reveal initiative and impulsivity.

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5 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 11:05pm by avelin