NFL Draft Notebook

NFL Draft Notebook: Patriots develop Drake Maye, Michigan's secondary setback, and More

Why the Patriots are taking their time with top pick Drake Maye, how Michigan's secondary is coping with a major injury, and more. Link

2024 NFL Draft Review

With the 2024 NFL Draft concluded, let’s delve into how teams performed—spotting the winners and those who might have missed the mark. While it's premature to assess draft classes before the rookies hit the field, it's intriguing to gauge which teams seemed to make the most of their picks. Link 

Final Big Board

As we wrap up the 2024 NFL Draft cycle it’s time to give our final rankings of the season. The top two players in the NFL Draft are both franchise caliber players in USC quarterback Caleb Williams, and Marvin Harrison Jr. We also see plenty of talent in this year’s NFL Draft as 26 players carry first-round grades. Link

Final Mock Draft

The 2024 NFL Draft is only a few days away, and with teams now having their draft boards set it’s time for me to unveil my last mock draft of the year. In this mock draft, I have included several significant trades including the Buffalo Bills making a big move up the draft board to find a replacement for Stefon Diggs, and the Minnesota Vikings trading up for their quarterback of the future. Link

NFL Draft Notebook: Kalen DeLoach, Jaylan Ford and Josh Proctor lead All-Underrated Defense

In this week's NFL Draft Notebook we name our All-Underrated defense, review some of the trades made last week, and much more. Link

NFL Draft Notebook: Five Small School Players to Watch

As we enter the final steps of the 2024 NFL Draft process it is time to identify some underrated small-school prospects. This group is led by UNI’s Khristian Boyd who proved he can play against top competition in the East-West Shrine game, and during the regular season having played in the top conference in the FCS. Link

NFL Draft Notebook: Justin Fields not Las Vegas bound

The big NFL Draft news from this week was seeing who got invited to the NFL Combine. While plenty of top-tier players were invited to Indianapolis, several players were snubbed by not getting an invite. In this week’s NFL Draft Notebook, we look at three players who should be in Indianapolis. This week’s article also talks about why Justin Fields will not be heading to the Las Vegas Raiders, an FCS prospect getting plenty of interest, and much more. Link

Detroit Lions Mock Draft

The Detroit Lions established themselves as one the best teams in the NFL this year, falling just a half short of making it to the Super Bowl. Now that the season is over though the task is to find the missing pieces that will get them over the hump in 2025. One area, Detroit will focus heavily on this offseason is their defense which gave up almost 24 points a game which ranked 25th in the NFL. Link

Chop Robinson tops Jared Verse and Darius Robinson as the best defensive end

The 2024 NFL Draft has no elite defensive end and only has two players with first-round grades in its class. Despite this lack of surefire talent, the class does have a couple of players with intriguing potential led by Penn State’s Chop Robinson who posts strong testing numbers and has underrated production. The class also has a couple of interesting sleepers in it. One of these players is Xavier Thomas who shows the raw tools that made him the number four player in his recruiting class. Another underrated player in this class is Washington State's Brennan Jackson whose non-stop motor has allowed him to account for 14.5 sacks over the past two seasons. Link

All-Underrated Offense

The fourth annual All-Underrated team is led by two of the most underrated pass catchers in the 2024 NFL Draft are Oklahoma wide receiver Drake Stoops, and TCU tight end Jared Wiley. Stoops put up strong numbers this year having caught 84 passes this season, while Wiley had a breakout season catching more passes this season than his first four seasons combined. Link.