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NFL Runway with Vinny and Dave: NFC South
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NFL Runway with Vinny and Dave: NFC South

Say this for the Falcons, Panthers, Saints, and Bucs: none of them are drab. But which is a contender for the league's worst uniforms?

7 comments, Last at 22 Apr 2019, 3:00pm by Raiderjoe

Stat Analysis

Playmaker Score 2019
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Playmaker Score 2019

Marquise Brown -- top target for both Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray at Oklahoma -- is the top wide receiver prospect in this year's draft class ... which says a lot about how limited the prospects this year are.

1 comment, Last at 14 Apr 2019, 10:44am by gofastjoey

Futures

Futures: Drew Lock
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Futures: Drew Lock

Between his arm talent and big-play ability, there's no doubting the upside of Missouri's quarterback -- but issues with ball security and consistency make him a big risk for teams at the top of the draft.

5 comments, Last at 24 Apr 2019, 6:33pm by Mountain Time ---- formerly Ninjalectual

Stat Analysis

2018 Offensive Line Continuity Scores
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2018 Offensive Line Continuity Scores

While the Rams reached the Super Bowl thanks in large part to the perfect cohesion of their offensive line, their division rivals used as many starters as any team we've ever measured.

7 comments, Last at 17 Apr 2019, 7:09pm by Bobman

Stat Analysis

QB Functional Mobility Model 2019
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QB Functional Mobility Model 2019

Guest columnists Jeremy Rosen and Alexandre Olbrecht return to see which quarterback prospects in 2019 had the best footwork, and why that can be a valuable tool in predicting NFL success.

1 comment, Last at 09 Apr 2019, 5:59pm by Dan

Week in Quotes

The Month in Quotes: March 2019
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The Month in Quotes: March 2019

This month: Le'Veon Bell gets paid, Golden Tate gets paid, and Kyle Long gets paid a little too much. Plus: old quarterbacks are just hitting their stride, and unexpected testicles.

1 comment, Last at 05 Apr 2019, 11:55pm by LionInAZ

Stat Analysis

Failed Completions 2018
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Failed Completions 2018

2018 saw some record-breaking performances in the field of failed completions. Learn about Nick Foles: King of the Dink-and-Dunk; the golden arms of the Buccaneers quarterbacks; and the empty calories that comprised Stefon Diggs' statline.

7 comments, Last at 07 Apr 2019, 4:48pm by Bryan Knowles

Futures

Futures: Josh Allen
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Futures: Josh Allen

Kentucky's edge rusher has the kind of athletic gifts and on-field production that will likely see him drafted early this month -- but as Derrik Klassen shows, he also has glaring holes in his game that should be cause for concern.

14 comments, Last at 08 Apr 2019, 10:03pm by mehllageman56

Stat Analysis

QBASE 2019
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QBASE 2019

As you'd expect, Kyler Murray and Dwayne Haskins are statistically the most promising quarterback prospects in this year's draft ... but how do we account for their inexperience when the track record for one-year college starters is so poor?

21 comments, Last at 05 Apr 2019, 3:49am by Theo

Futures

Futures: Hakeem Butler
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Futures: Hakeem Butler

You won't find the Iowa State wide receiver in the first round of many mock drafts, but Derrik Klassen watched the tape and found an athletically gifted deep-ball specialist who could turn out to be a steal.

3 comments, Last at 07 Apr 2019, 4:38am by Theo