Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

05 Oct 2013, 02:44pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews

Offensive tackle Jake Matthews is another star from a family whose careers as professional football players parallels the contributions of the Marsalis family to music.

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28 Sep 2013, 11:48am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel is intuitive, improvisational, daring, and he has the prerequisite physical skills to start in the NFL. But he can have a coach shouting from the sideline, "No, no, no, ... No!" as much as “No, no, no ... Yes, yes, yes, yes!!!"

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21 Sep 2013, 09:35am by Matt Waldman

Futures: UGA QB Aaron Murray

Quarterbacks are managers and there are two basic types: task-oriented managers and creative managers. Matt Waldman shows why Aaron Murray's NFL prospects are tied to his managerial style.

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

14 Sep 2013, 12:46pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: UCLA OLB Anthony Barr

Barr made the switch from anonymous fullback to star outside linebacker at UCLA, but can he elevate his game to earn the whispers of top-10 pick?

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4 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 11:15pm by avelin

07 Sep 2013, 10:23am by Matt Waldman

Futures: Clemson WR Sammy Watkins

Some mad scientist has spliced the genetic material of Percy Harvin’s rugged, explosive athleticism with Brandon Lloyd’s route savvy and mind-bending body control, then removed migraines and mood swings.

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3 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2013, 3:55pm by Patrik

31 Aug 2013, 03:21pm by Matt Waldman

Venric Mark: Offensive Weapon?

A college player who reminds me of Eric Metcalf is Venric Mark. Scouts will wonder which positional template Mark fits into – if he fits into one at all.

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7 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 11:09pm by avelin

24 Apr 2013, 11:12am by Matt Waldman

Futures: WR Cordarrelle Patterson

When it comes to evaluating a football talent like Cordarrelle Paterson, I believe the Playmaker Score can be part of the conversation -- just not the entire discussion.

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6 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2015, 11:19pm by avelin

17 Apr 2013, 01:17pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Scouting's Bum Rap

The biggest problem with scouting is the system, not the scouts themselves. Matt Waldman explains why the NFL's evaluation process is low-hanging fruit for an overhaul.

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10 Apr 2013, 11:58am by Matt Waldman

Futures: OLBs Dion Jordan and Barkevious Mingo

Both are exceptional athletes, but despite playing the same position these players are what Robert Frost once wrote, “two roads diverged in the wood.”

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38 comments, Last at 21 Apr 2013, 8:48am by Durst

03 Apr 2013, 01:32pm by Matt Waldman

Futures: Unknown, Unsung, and Underappreciated

Who are Perez Ashford and Miguel Maysonet? And why does conventional wisdom underrate Texas A&M's Ryan Swope?

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12 comments, Last at 10 Apr 2013, 8:32pm by NIU Fan