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Speed Score 2019
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Speed Score 2019

An underwhelming class of running back prospects puts up a record-low combine performance.

22 comments, Last at 07 Mar 2019, 11:50pm by lightsout85

Week in Quotes

The Month In Quotes: February 2019
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The Month In Quotes: February 2019

This month: The AAF gets started, the Combine begins, spring training starts, reflections on past drafts, confessions of childhood sins, teams make offseason plans, and there's a shaving.

4 comments, Last at 07 Mar 2019, 1:01pm by Noah Arkadia

Four Downs

Four Downs: AFC East
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Four Downs: AFC East

The Bills and Dolphins need offensive line help, the Jets hunt for something they've been missing since John Abraham, and the Patriots try to reshape their receiver depth chart.

15 comments, Last at 04 Mar 2019, 1:18pm by sbond101

Futures

Futures: Kyler Murray
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Futures: Kyler Murray

Oklahoma's Heisman-winning quarterback is tiny and inexperienced -- and also blessed with such ridiculous physical talent that somebody's going to take a shot at developing him into a franchise quarterback. Derrik Klassen breaks down Murray's extreme strengths and weaknesses, and where he'll need to improve to win in the NFL.

9 comments, Last at 03 Mar 2019, 12:28am by Theo

Four Downs

Four Downs: NFC West
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Four Downs: NFC West

There's a lot we don't know about the Rams, but we know they need pass-rushers. Elsewhere, the Cardinals need blockers, the 49ers need defensive backs, and the Seahawks -- shockingly -- don't need help on the offensive line.

2 comments, Last at 04 Mar 2019, 6:27pm by Vincent Verhei

Stat Analysis

Evaluating Third-and-Long Strategy with Expected Points
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Evaluating Third-and-Long Strategy with Expected Points

Which routes and coverages work best when the offense needs to pick up big yardage in one play? And which individuals played best and worst in those situations?

5 comments, Last at 19 Mar 2019, 9:27am by garion333

Four Downs

Four Downs: NFC South
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Four Downs: NFC South

The Falcons and Panthers both require serious help along the defensive front, whereas the Buccaneers and Saints have still not filled their biggest post-draft holes from last year.

1 comment, Last at 26 Feb 2019, 2:42pm by Theo

Four Downs

Four Downs: NFC North
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Four Downs: NFC North

The Bears could suffer some major losses in the secondary that would make it hard to repeat as the league's best defense. Elsewhere, the Lions need pass-rushers, the Packers need pass-catchers, and the Vikings need pass-blockers.

13 comments, Last at 25 Feb 2019, 6:48pm by Dan

Futures

Futures: Greedy Williams
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Futures: Greedy Williams

The LSU Tigers have a tradition of developing high-quality defensive backs for the NFL, and this cornerback looks like he'll meet those high standards.

2 comments, Last at 25 Feb 2019, 7:33am by Willsy

Stat Analysis

To Return or Not to Return
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To Return or Not to Return

When kickoffs go into the end zone, should returners try to make a play, or just take a knee and settle for a touchback? Guest columnist Jack Duffin breaks down the numbers and finds teams are making the wrong decision more often than not.

27 comments, Last at 23 Feb 2019, 6:24am by RobotBoy