The Green Bay Packers were dismantled in the NFC Championship game, meaning all four of the NFC North teams have now been eliminated this year. Last April, this division had four first-round picks, with Green Bay having two of those four. The Chicago Bears were without first and second-round picks due to the Khalil Mack trade. The Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings had plenty of picks throughout the draft and didn’t do much moving around. Let’s take a look at how all four teams did last April with their selections. Continue reading →
We are almost done with the NFL season. In three weeks we will know which team is at the top of the mountain in the league. Last April, all 32 teams looked to address some of their weaknesses during the draft. The draft is the offseason Super Bowl as all seven rounds are televised live with in-depth analysis of each player and what they bring to their new teams.
Today, I take a look at how the NFC East did with their draft selections. The NFC East had six selections in the first round with the Giants having three, Washington having two, and Philadelphia having one. Two teams took their quarterbacks of the future, while another took their new franchise tackle. Let’s take a look at how the Cowboys, Giants, Eagles, and Redskins rookies did this year. Continue reading →
Welcome back to part two of a four-part series. Halfway into the NFL season means these players are halfway to the end of their rookie seasons. Just like the last go-around, the sample size is not very large but we have an even better idea on these players than we did just a month ago.
Can’t you just smell the burgers and chicken wings in the air? Football season is right around the corner, and I say that literally for me, as the first game of the season between Florida and Miami will be less than ten minutes away from my house. As close as it is, the season cannot come soon enough. Right now all we have is the NFL preseason, but think of that as the bread you get when seated at a restaurant, it’s good and all but it’s not what you go to the restaurant for unless it’s Olive Garden. Now that I got enough food mentioned in my first piece, let’s move onto some real football stuff. Continue reading →
Monday everyone was introduced to a fun defensive line class headlined by Derrick Brown. Today we introduce you to the guys benefitting from the big guys in the middle, the edge rushers. While players like Derrick Brown and Raekwon Davis will be coming barreling through the middle, these guys will be coming off the edge with both power and finesse like a Russian Ballerina.Continue reading →
After finishing up the offensive side of the ball we are full steam ahead onto defense. This class may not be as deep as last years but it is top-heavy with loads of talent across the positions.Continue reading →
There is a breath of fresh air as OTAs are underway for the Kansas City Chiefs’ 2019 season. With new defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, a new scheme, and new faces, the Chiefs are looking to make a return to the AFC Championship Game, and hopefully, with a better defense. Besides returning leaders Chris Jones and Kendall Fuller along with Frank Clark and Tyrann Mathieu being added to the squad, there are a few players who you may or may not know of, that could be stepping up into bigger roles in 2019.