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17 Apr 2018, 11:50am by The Outsiders

ESPN: 2018 NFL Draft Guides

FO writers have put together draft guides for all 32 teams, looking at three things for each franchise: the biggest need, a quiet need, and a position that is definitely not a need.

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12 Apr 2018, 11:23am by Nathan Forster

BackCAST 2018 (ESPN version)

FO's BackCAST projections for running backs are here, led by Saquon Barkley. Barkley gets the second highest projection since 1998, behind only Ricky Williams. The Barkley debate is fascinating: we don't advise taking running backs high, but what do you do when there aren't great prospects at the positions we usually advise taking high? Backing the idea of taking Barkley higher than other running backs: he's also by far the best receiving back in this year's class, giving him plenty of value even if the passing game is by far more important than the running game.

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02 Apr 2018, 10:55am by Nathan Forster

SackSEER 2018 (ESPN version)

Surprise! Bradley Chubb is not the No. 1 edge rusher in this year's SackSEER projections. Who beats him? Is it Harold Landry, Marcus Davenport, or Sam Hubbard? Find out here.

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29 Mar 2018, 11:53am by Nathan Forster

Playmaker Score 2018 (ESPN version)

Here's the ESPN version of our Playmaker Score forecast for this draft's wide receivers. It's a fairly lukewarm year, and our favorite prospect is D.J. Moore rather than Calvin Ridley. This will also run on FO next week with an expanded list of prospects.

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23 Mar 2018, 12:49pm by Aaron Schatz

QBASE 2018 (ESPN version)

Here are our QBASE projections for the Class of 2018. Baker Mayfield ends up with one of the best QBASE projections of all-time, and Josh Allen has one of the worst projections ever for a first-round pick. Everyone else is grouped in the middle. This will also run here on FO late next week.

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9 comments, Last at 28 Mar 2018, 2:11pm by mehllageman56

07 Mar 2018, 01:31pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: The Two Teams That Must Sign Kirk Cousins

The Minnesota Vikings may be the favorites to sign Kirk Cousins, but Arizona and Denver could use him even more.

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10 comments, Last at 13 Mar 2018, 9:07pm by BravoSix

02 Mar 2018, 12:35pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: Five Best Second-Contract Sleepers

There's a reason why teams give up on players after the conclusion of their rookie deals. However, many have enough talent to become difference-makers if they land in the right situation on their second contract. Here are five for 2018.

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01 Mar 2018, 11:24am by The Outsiders

ESPN: Bold Offseason Moves for All 32 Teams

Our annual feature in which we suggest some crazy things that teams could do this offseason, and some not-so-crazy things. Among our suggestions: Houston should draft the entire Iowa offensive line, Indianapolis should act as if Andrew Luck doesn't exist, and Cleveland should try to entice Green Bay to trade them Aaron Rodgers for roughly one zillion draft picks. Hey, we said bold, right?

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06 Feb 2018, 01:33pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Projecting Top 10 Picks in 2019 NFL Draft

Is this way too early and a little ridiculous? Yes! Did I do it anyway when the ESPN editors asked? Yes! On average, two playoff teams will decline enough to pick in the top 10 of the following draft, and I think you can guess which two playoff teams got into the article.

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3 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2018, 4:51am by Stech

27 Jan 2018, 02:25pm by Aaron Schatz

ESPN: Ranking the 16 Brady-Belichick Teams

For ESPN, I've ranked all 16 of the Brady-Belichick teams going back to 2001. Which one comes out on top, and which one on the bottom? We've emphasized postseason success by giving double credit for postseason DVOA and extra credit for winning the Super Bowl... but still, three of the top five teams are teams that did not go all the way to a championship. This is free, not Insider.

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47 comments, Last at 01 Feb 2018, 9:06am by Anon Ymous