Twitter Q&A with a former NFL General Manager

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Questions from the Twitter mailbag. Bill Carroll ‏@elevenbravo138   @Jeff_LJ_Lloyd @OneDayGM In your opinion @Ted_Sundquist is there anyway an NFL team would take Cardale Jones in the 1st 50 picks? Well the answer to this question has already manifested itself and I’m glad it turned out the way it did.  I have to admit that I was “smitten” a … [Read more...]

Managerial Styles of NFL General Managers & Head Coaches

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Managerial Styles of NFL General Managers and Head Coaches:  Does Your Team Have Executive Presence? by Stephen Long, PhD - Motere Consulting The NFL coaching carousel is in full swing. After Black Monday and the following weeks, there are six head coach openings and at the time of this writing in January 2015, four of the positions have been … [Read more...]

Thorn’s 2015 Top 5 Positional Rankings – Jan. 14, 2015

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2015 NFL Mock Draft – Round 1 (Jan. 5)

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By Brandon Thorn for 2015 NFL Mock Draft - Round 1 1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon: Tampa Bay has weapons on offense (Mike Evans, Vincent Jackson, Austin Seferian-Jenkins) but is lacking on the offensive line and most importantly, quarterback. The Bucs are heading into 2015 with a returning GM (Jason … [Read more...]

Thorn’s 2015 Top 5 Positional Rankings – Jan. 1, 2015

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Thorn’s 2015 Top 5 Positional Rankings – Dec. 29, 2014

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Brandon Thorn’s 2015 NFL Draft “BIG BOARD” – Jan. 1

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Brandon Thorn's "BIG BOARD" Here are my top 50 overall prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft. I have seen at least one game of every player on this list so far. I am working everyday to evaluate and grade every player on this list, plus several fringe players who didn't make this first cut. These grades are based on film study and how I grade the … [Read more...]

2015 NFL Draft: The Thorn Report

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2015 NFL Draft: Brandon Thorn’s Weekly Scouting Journal Debut Welcome to my weekly journal everyone! My name is Brandon Thorn and I have been writing for several blogs/websites for about six years (off and on due to breaks for military deployments). I have been a scout even longer, just didn't realize it until I went to the 2009 Senior Bowl and … [Read more...]

“Mirror, Mirror; How old is too old in the NFL?”

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This is always a tough time of year for those without any last week hope of securing a playoff position, and those left wondering what the future might have in store for them with their current clubs; players, coaches, and scouts.  Seems it was only a couple months ago where all 32 teams were excited about the start of a new season and everyone … [Read more...]

A Touch of Hostility Primer: Cowboys – Colts, Part 2

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It is quite possible that most Cowboys fans do not even realize how closely tied the Cowboys are to the Colts. In what I hope will be one of your favorite of my primer threads, please allow me to untangle this mystery for you. - Michael Burke The Cowboys Close Relationship to the Colts - Part 2 The Colts won their third NFL Championship in … [Read more...]