Archive for the ‘NFL Draft’ Category

Josh Keatley’s QB Rankings

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
Colorado State quarterback Garrett Grayson (18) throws during the first half of the NCAA New Mexico Bowl college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Colorado State quarterback Garrett Grayson (18) throws during the first half of the NCAA New Mexico Bowl college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Josh Keatley, @Keatdawg27

This quarterback class in not as talented as years past and the drop-off after Winston and Mariota is larger than NFL teams would like, but there are still some high upside passers that may develop into quality starters at the professional level. We have not had a QB selected number one overall since Andrew Luck, but that might change in 2015 with Winston showing the on-field skills to lead a team immediately. With that said it should be noted that even the first round caliber passers are high risk, high reward. These rankings reflect the player’s value, but it is not representative of where they will get drafted. (more…)


The Tease of Gerod Holliman

Thursday, 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 RealGM.com. 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? (more…)


Eric Rowe Scouting Report

Tuesday, 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 (more…)


Safety Big Board

Wednesday, 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

Thursday, 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) (more…)


Zach Zenner Scouting Report

Tuesday, 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. (more…)






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