By now, most rookie drafts are in the books and the summer hype is just beginning. Our attention drifts to other things as the countdown to the start of football season begins in earnest. This lull in the football calendar can make for a great time to acquire players, whether you’re rebuilding or
Originally published on May 15, Daurice Fountain – Small School, Big Upside is part of our Memorial Day weekend look at the best of RotoViz.
The University of Pennslyvania is known for many things: being America’s first university, it’s Ivy League education, the Wharton School of Business, and building the first general-purpose digital computer. Football, on the other hand, doesn’t immediately come to mind for the school in Philadelphia. However, we shouldn’t overlook their latest draftee, Justin Watson. He was
With the release of veteran C.J. Anderson, it seemed inevitable that the Denver Broncos would another running back to the stable during the draft. After most of the high-profile backs had slipped by, they selected Royce Freeman with the 71st overall pick. Following a highly productive collegiate career at Oregon, Freeman joins a
In a surprise move, the New England Patriots selected Georgia running back Sony Michel with the 31st overall pick. For a team that staunchly uses a multitude of running backs to fill roles, this seems like a huge disconnect from their current philosophy regarding the position. Throw in the report
After months of speculation in a deep QB class, Baker Mayfield was drafted with the first overall pick by the Cleveland Browns. After the recent trade for Tyrod Taylor, Mayfield may not see playing time right away as he learns under head coach Hue Jackson and offensive coordinator Todd Haley.
We are now less than a month away from the 2018 NFL Draft in Arlington, Texas. After no running backs were selected in the first round of the 2013 or 2014 drafts, the position has experienced a resurgence with the likes of Todd Gurley, Ezekiel Elliott, Leonard Fournette, and Christian
Deontay Burnett put up quite a fight in his WR Sweet 16 matchup against Courtland Sutton. While Sutton prevailed, it was a great sign that Burnett kept it that close, especially since we lacked athletic testing numbers. Burnett has been on my radar as a prospect based on his
The 2018 NFL Combine kicks off from Indianapolis on February 27th. Ahead of that event, I wanted to profile a few prospects that we haven’t touched on yet at RotoViz. Whether that’s due to injury, small school status, or a deep position group, it’s time to learn more about these
The 2018 NFL combine kicks off from Indianapolis on February 27th. Ahead of that event, I’ll profile a few prospects that we haven’t touched on yet at RotoViz. Whether that’s due to injury, small school status, or a deep position group, it’s time to learn more about these prospects and