The Tease of Gerod Holliman

March 26th, 2015
Bob DeChiara / USA Today Sports

Bob DeChiara / USA Today Sports

Jeff Risdon

This is an excerpt from a larger piece on the entire Louisville draft class which will be published at It got lengthy enough that I felt it deserved some stand-alone room.

Louisville safety Gerod Holliman is certainly one of the more interesting prospects in this draft. He teases with intrigue, but will he ultimately satiate the thirst for a playmaking safety at the next level? Read the rest of this entry »

Eric Rowe Scouting Report

March 24th, 2015


Photo from Rowe's Twitter account

Photo from Rowe’s Twitter account

By Jeff Risdon

Prospect: Eric Rowe, CB, Utah
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 205
Grade: 7.25 (Grading Scale)

Scouting Report

Strengths: Excellent blend of length and playing speed…very strong initial punch and jam, uses his big (9.5”) hands well…decent break on ball…quick eyes and feet…very good at sticking on bigger and more linear receivers…fundamentally sound and enthusiastic tackler; it shows he played safety for three years at Utah Read the rest of this entry »

Safety Big Board

March 18th, 2015

Updated 3/17

This is one of the weakest position groups, with very few immediate impact players. There is a decent crop of solid, functional complementary safeties and future special teams fixtures.

Mario Edwards Jr. Scouting Report

March 12th, 2015
Photo from Twitter

Photo from Twitter

 Jeff Risdon

Prospect: Mario Edwards Jr., DE, Florida State
Height: 6’3”
Weight: 276 on his official visit to Detroit on 3/5
Grade: 6.4 (Grading Scale) Read the rest of this entry »

Haloti Ngata to the Lions: Snap Reaction

March 10th, 2015

Jeff Risdon

Just as the free agency signing period opened on Tuesday afternoon, the Lions preempted the action by swinging a big trade. Read the rest of this entry »

Zach Zenner Scouting Report

March 10th, 2015
Photo Emily Zartz

Photo Emily Zartz

Zach Zenner, RB, South Dakota St.

Height: 6’0

Weight: 220

Grade: 5.39 (Scale)


Strengths: Zenner is a tough running back with incredibly sharp feet and vision. Read the rest of this entry »

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