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Open 2019 NFL Draft Thread
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Open 2019 NFL Draft Thread

This is an open thread for discussion of the 2019 NFL draft. You can use this thread all night Thursday night during the first round, or to discuss the aftermath of Round 1 the next day, and then again Friday night (Rounds 2-3) and Saturday (Rounds 4-7). We will also have our annual Audibles at the Line staff discussions from the first two nights, published on Friday and Saturday mornings.

9 comments, Last at 25 Apr 2019, 1:59pm by JIPanick

Podcasts

Off The Charts Podcast: April 25
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Off The Charts Podcast: April 25

A shortened podcast this week, with a small draft preview and some discussion of the Frank Clark trade. There will also be a bonus edition of Off The Charts on Friday morning covering the first round of the draft. (Click for audio link.)

Futures

Futures: Justin Layne
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Futures: Justin Layne

The Michigan State product converted from offense to defense in college and is still learning his new position -- but his raw athletic gifts will probably entice some team to draft him higher than some more polished players.

NFL Draft

2013 NFL Draft: Six Years Later
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2013 NFL Draft: Six Years Later

The 2013 draft has gotten a reputation as the worst in recent history. Is there anything redeemable to be found in a draft that produced Dion Jordan, Dee Milliner, and EJ Manuel?

32 comments, Last at 25 Apr 2019, 11:40am by Theo

Stat Analysis

SackSEER 2019
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SackSEER 2019

Our statistical projections for edge rushers in this year's draft agree with the consensus that the talent pool at the position is deep, but are surprisingly pessimistic about Ohio State's Nick Bosa, expected to be the first pass-rusher off the board Thursday night. Who has the best statistical profile? That's a surprise too.

16 comments, Last at 24 Apr 2019, 3:07am by Subrata Sircar

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Ramblings

NFL Runway with Vinny and Dave: AFC West
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NFL Runway with Vinny and Dave: AFC West

Just as major news concerning the Chargers' uniforms breaks, we cover their history of fashion changes, while also breaking down the classic threads of the Raiders, Chiefs, and Broncos. Plus: If the NFL is going to use pink every year for Breast Cancer Awareness month, what's the best way to do it?

6 comments, Last at 22 Apr 2019, 6:30am by Raiderjoe

Podcasts

Off The Charts Podcast: April 18
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Off The Charts Podcast: April 18

This week, Matt Manocherian and Aaron Schatz welcome NFL Next Gen Stats researcher Keegan Abdoo. We talk about draft strategies, defensive research, the Josh Rosen situation, and Keegan's career trajectory. (Click for audio link.)

1 comment, Last at 19 Apr 2019, 2:51pm by theslothook

Podcasts

FO on "What Would Sashi Do?" Podcast
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FO on "What Would Sashi Do?" Podcast

FO's Aaron Schatz and Nathan Forster appeared on Kevin Cole's "What Would Sashi Do?" podcast to discuss the FO draft models and what they say about 2019's prospects. Come dive in-depth into QBASE, SackSEER, BackCAST, and Playmaker Score.

Stat Analysis

BackCAST 2019
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BackCAST 2019

Sometimes statistical projections simply reinforce common consensus -- and sometimes they knock that consensus on its ear. Welcome to BackCAST's projections for 2019 running backs, where a likely Day 3 pick leads the way, and the scouts' favorites fare quite poorly.

3 comments, Last at 20 Apr 2019, 1:45am by Lebo

Extra Points

2019 NFL Schedule Released
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2019 NFL Schedule Released

Rejoice, for the 2019 NFL schedule has been released to the public! Come discuss it with us here.

20 comments, Last at 21 Apr 2019, 12:03pm by Theo