After tying Mike Mayock in the Huddle Report Mock Draft Contest last year with 26 players correctly predicted in the first round, Brandon Thorn returns for his 2nd consecutive TFE Mock Draft. This was put together under the basis of predicting what the 31 teams will do, not what they should … [Read More...]
Former NFL GM Ted Sundquist &TFE contributor Brandon Thorn discuss the Titans pick at #1, FCS prospects, and what the Super Bowl Champs will do at #31 with Matt Miller of the Bleacher Report. … [Read More...]
Welcome to the first installment of “A Tale of Two Prospects” where OL specialist Duke Manyweather and myself select two offensive lineman to simultaneously breakdown side-by-side. Each pairing of prospects will be split among each of us. I was tasked with Jack Conklin, and Duke was charged with … [Read More...]
By Joe Landers The Giants need a leader at safety and they need one bad. The consensus #1 need for Cleveland, Los Angeles, and San Francisco is quarterback. Detroit’s top need is offensive tackle. There’s some draft philosophy and personnel … [Read More...]
By Joe Landers This isn’t the time of year that we get to see what schools produce the best NFL talent – that happens in the fall. What we do get to see during the off-season is what NFL organizations think of their talent sources. 256 players get … [Read More...]
Former NFL GM Ted Sundquist, along with TFE contributor Brandon Thorn & Jon Ledyard of Draftwire.com & USA Today, look at the impact of 2016 Free Agency and some Draft dynamics by position. … [Read More...]
Final Mock Draft: 2016 – By Brandon Thorn
After tying Mike Mayock in the Huddle Report Mock Draft Contest last year with 26 players correctly predicted in the first round, Brandon Thorn returns for his 2nd consecutive TFE Mock Draft. This was… [more]
2016 T-minus 20 days to the DRAFT
Former NFL GM Ted Sundquist &TFE contributor Brandon Thorn discuss the Titans pick at #1, FCS prospects, and what the Super Bowl Champs will do at #31 with Matt Miller of the Bleacher Report.
A Tale of Two Prospects: Jack Conklin & Ronnie Stanley
TFE contributor Brandon Thorn teams up with O-Line expert Duke Manyweather to compare and contrast two of the top Offensive Tackle prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft - Michigan State's Jack Conklin vs Notre Dame's Ronnie Stanley.
NFL Talent Sources – Productivity by Round, by Position
Using followup research to one of my favorite studies of all-time, TFE contributor Joe Landers looks at the NFL talent source by round and position.
School Reputations – NFL Camp Slots Suggest Perceived Value
TFE contributor and analytics expert Joe Landers looks at the relationship of school reputation and the actual ability to produce talent for NFL clubs.
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- 2016 NFL Draft: Best Available Undrafted Free Agents April 30, 2016After 253 picks, these players are still available. Top prospects include Duke’s Jeremy Cash, Michigan State’s Jack Allen, Baylor’s Jay Lee, Harvard’s Anthony Fabiano and Ohio State’s Jalin Marshall. Quarterbacks are ranked separately, while the top players from our initial Top-300 Big Board, 110 players remain. Included is their Current Rank, Overall Rank (of the […]
- 2016 NFL Draft: Sterling Shepard to the Giants and other Great Team and Player Fits from Day 2 April 30, 2016During the draft, followers may quickly judge where a player is selected based on a value pick or a reach while not focusing on the big picture of how the player will fit into his new team. After analyzing all the selections from Day 2 of the draft, these eight selections stood out to me […]
- 2016 NFL Draft: Top-200 Prospects Available for Day 3 April 30, 2016While quarterbacks aren’t on included on this list, surprising names like Connor Cook and Cardale Jones slipped to Day 3 of the draft, some of our favorites like Tavon Young, Alex Collins and Kenneth Dixon are still available for Day 3 as well. Here’s our Top-200 Players left for Day 3 of the draft. […]