New on ESPN+, our annual ranking of all 32 teams by talent under the age of 25. This year's list is led by Miami, Washington, and the Los Angeles Chargers. We had to decide which was better, overall young talent or a top young quarterback. We ended up with a No.
Here's our annual under-the-radar Top 25 Prospects list from Football Outsiders Almanac 2021, also running on ESPN+ this weekend. These are the top young prospects who were not chosen in the first or second rounds and haven't gotten a ton of playing time yet.
Our new article on ESPN+ gives a sneak peak at projections from Football Outsiders Almanac 2021, with a look at our forecast for the top 10 picks in the 2022 NFL draft. We have the Jets at No. 1, the Texans at No. 2, and a surprising team at No. 9.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Today's ESPN+ feature looks at players who have improved over the course of the season, including Derrick Henry, T.Y. Hilton, and Kirk Cousins, and players who have declined over the course of the year, including Russell Wilson, A.J. Brown, and the Steelers running backs.