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BackCAST 2021 (ESPN+ Version)

Now up on ESPN+, here's our BackCAST running back projections for the 2021 draft. As expected, Travis Etienne and Najee Harris are 1-2, but the rest of our rankings are very different from conventional wisdom. A full list of running back prospects will run on Football Outsiders next week.

Apr 17, 2021

SackSEER 2021 (ESPN+ Version)

Here's the ESPN+ version of this year's SackSEER projections, our system for projecting the top college edge rushers into the NFL, led by Jaelan Phillips of Miami and Jayson Oweh of Penn State. An expanded version of this will run later this week on Football Outsiders.

Apr 11, 2021

Playmaker Score 2021 (ESPN+ Version)

Here's the ESPN version of our Playmaker Score system for projecting wide receivers into the NFL. The short version: DeVonta Smith is a historically great prospect, but Ja'Marr Chase is pretty good too. An expanded version of this will run later this week here on Football Outsiders.

Apr 10, 2021

ESPN: Daring Moves for All 32 NFL Teams

It's time for our annual "Bold Move" series for ESPN. We've got suggestions for moves for all 32 NFL teams, including new homes for Cam Newton and J.J. Watt. We did set a "no Deshaun Watson trades" rule so we didn't suggest that half the teams in the league just trade for Deshaun Watson!

Feb 24, 2021