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Should Broncos Trade up to Draft a Franchise Quarterback?

March 9, 2016 • AFC West, Denver Broncos, Front Page, NFL DraftComments (0)

Repeating as Super Bowl champions is one of the toughest things to do in professional sports. It’s been done, but it’s an uphill battle. The Denver Broncos have already learned that it’s an up-hill battle from the get-go: **Starting quarterback Peyton Manning retired on Monday. **Backup quarterback Brock Osweiler just agreed to a lucrative...

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NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles Mock Draft (1.0)

March 7, 2016 • Front Page, Lists, NFC East, NFL Draft, Philadelphia EaglesComments (0)

Round 1: OT Jack Conklin, Michigan State The Eagles have two starting tackles, but Jason Peters was playing hurt most of the season and at age 34 who knows how much he has left in the tank. Quarterback Sam Bradford re-signing gives the Eagles opportunity to...

Small-School WR Impresses at NFL Regional Combine

March 5, 2016 • Events, Front Page, NFL Draft, Off-SeasonComments (0)

If you didn’t think it’d be possible for a guy to attract a lot of attention at one of the NFL’s Regional Combines––a new-ish tradition around the league––you’d be dead wrong. Small-school WR Wendall Williams (University of the...

Path to the Draft: No Scouting Combine Needed

February 27, 2016 • Features, Front Page, NFL Draft, Off-SeasonComments (0)

I was reading an article from fellow blogger and friend Antwan “Smitty” Smith: How important is the NFL combine? After reading it and thinking of my path to the draft and the NFL, I know the answer to that question. To most college athletes...

Top 5 Players to Watch During the 2016 Scouting Combine

February 23, 2016 • Front Page, Lists, NFL DraftComments (0)

We’re just a couple of days away now from the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, and there will be a plethora of players to keep a close watch on. Stocks will rise, and stocks will fall during the week-long workouts in Indianapolis, Indiana. Here’s five...

Former DE Tweets Weird Questions Asked by Scouts at Combine

February 23, 2016 • Front Page, NFL Draft, Off-SeasonComments (0)

In case you were wondering what sort of crazy questions NFL scouts/execs ask NFL Draft prospects during the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, former fifth-round draft pick Austen Lane is here to help. Lane, 28, played his college ball at Murray State before...

AOB Mock Draft (Edition 2) with Draft Breakdown’s Joe Marino

February 4, 2016 • Front Page, Lists, NFL DraftComments (0)

Our NFL Draft analyst Johnny Ulecka came out with an early mock draft at the beginning of January, meaning it’s about time for a second edition. For this one, Johnny teamed up with Joe Marino, Senior NFL Draft Analyst from Draft Breakdown. Johnny made...

NFL Draft: Top 10 Performances from Senior Bowl Week

January 31, 2016 • Front Page, Lists, NFL Draft, RecapComments (0)

The Senior Bowl is much more than the 60-minute game that was played Saturday afternoon in Mobile, Alabama. All week long draft prospects are given the opportunity to meet with scouts and team execs, speak with media, and impress the public during practice...

NFL Draft: Top 5 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Standouts

January 27, 2016 • Front Page, Lists, NFL Draft, RecapComments (0)

In addition to the East-West Shrine game, the 2016 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl was also played on Saturday. This year, the National Team (coached by Mike Martz) pulled off an 18-17 victory over the American Team (coached by Mike Holmgren). Ricardo Louis, Auburn WR...

NFL Draft: Top 5 East-West Shrine Game Standouts

January 26, 2016 • Front Page, Lists, NFL Draft, RecapComments (0)

On Saturday afternoon, the classic East-West Shrine Game was played, giving NFL Draft hopefuls a shot at proving themselves in front of NFL scouts and executives. This year, the West––coached by June Jones––dominated the game with a 29-9 victory. Here...