Deshaun Watson gets an 'A-' while Bama edge rusher Tim Williams fails to show up
Joe Mixon is leaving Oklahoma for the NFL after a suspect draft evaluation.
Quarterbacks will get the attention, but the top players in next year’s draft are on defense Looking ahead to the 2017 NFL Draft, the immediate attention goes to how the quarterbacks get graded. Three – Deshaun Watson of Clemson, DeShone Kizer of Notre Dame and Mitch Trubisky of North Carolina – seem like first-round picks. Show More Summary
In 2001, Drew Brees began his NFL career as a second-round draft pick from Purdue. Jared Goff was beginning the first grade. Brees has done pretty well in the 15-plus years since then. The New Orleans Saints icon won a Super Bowl and has passed for 64,180 yards and 454 touchdowns in 227 games....
At 0-8, the midseason grade for the 2016 Cleveland Browns should be easy, an F or U. Let’s take a second to factor in that this is year one of a complete rebuild of the franchise. 12 of the teams 14 draft picks in last April’s NFL Draft are on the roster. The Browns have […] The post NFL 2016 Midseason Grades: Cleveland Browns appeared first on EndZoneScore.
The MLB draft is quite the different animal than its NBA and NFL counterparts. That isn't to say it's less entertaining or important. Whereas the other two leagues helped popularize the draft process for everyone to look for help now...Show More Summary
The MLB draft may not receive the same amount of national recognition and overall coverage as its NFL and NBA counterparts, but it is still important for franchises looking to build sustained winners. After all, Baseball Tonight noted...Show More Summary
It's easy to focus on Day 1 and Day 2 NFL draft picks in terms of impact. When you read draft grades or draft reviews on individual teams, they almost always revolve around those players specifically. While this is correct as a generalization—that...Show More Summary
It's May, so draft grades are flooding the NFL media landscape. What they are judging can be semi-vague, though. The Jacksonville Jaguars can be highly-rated for using a draft pick on Myles Jack, a perceived short-term talent, whileShow More Summary
The Green Bay Packers went into the 2016 NFL Draft looking to bring in more depth for their roster. Aaron Rodgers and Mike McCarthy were not happy with their playoff loss to the Arizona Cardinals and getting back to that point started with the draft. Grading their draft isn't an [...]
Carson Wentz was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. It was an expensive move for the Eagles, but it is one that will help the franchise long-term. Wentz may have some question marks surrounding him and a lot of work [...]
There's just something about the NFL draft that makes us love immediate analysis. The week following the draft is always filled with media discussions involving winners, losers and letter grades. The 2016 edition of the draft and its...Show More Summary
With the NFL draft now in the rear-view mirror, it's time to start breaking down the picks. Obviously, there are countless articles out there grading the selections, but let's take a look at the picks from a different perspective and...Show More Summary
With the 2016 NFL draft class behind us, it's never too early to look toward the future. If you are tired of draft grades, a healthy alternative is to peer at what is coming ahead. Maybe your team is aging. Maybe a key player is slated to hit free agency. Show More Summary
The 2016 NFL draft has come to a close, and soon 253 new players will report to rookie minicamps, OTAs and eventually training camps with their teams, hoping to carve out places on the final 53-man rosters. All we have to go on right...Show More Summary
Your favorite team probably deserved the 100 emoji, I know. If you're looking for an in-depth look at each team's new crop of rookies from the 2016 NFL Draft, there are better places to do it. SB Nation's Dan Kadar assigned a grade to...Show More Summary
Oh, you thought it was too early to grade the 2016 NFL draft class? What about giving you some top draft names for 2017? Yes, we’re a bit sick in the head. But we know you’re already — somewhere deep in the backs of your minds — thinking about next year. [Yahoo Fantasy Football is open for the 2016 season. Show More Summary
The Seahawks came out of the NFL Draft with the highest grades of their NFC West rivals. The NFC West has been ruled by the Seattle Seahawks in recent years, though both the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers have provided resistance...Show More Summary
NFL draft grades can and likely will change as time passes, but they still have value in the moment. Each team has its own board, and it will be years before we know which players live up to expectations and which become busts. However,...Show More Summary
We've capped the proverbial red pen for another year's worth of final draft exams. The good news: Some teams did really well. The bad: Others, not so much. [Yahoo Fantasy Football is open for the 2016 season. Sign up now] The gradesShow More Summary