Trent Richardson
18 May 2016

How Relevant Can You Expect A New Rookie Running Back’s Career To Be? Spoiler Alert: Not Very


“Draft capital” is a term used to describe the value of the draft pick spent on any player — it’s also a valuable predictive indicator of that player’s career. This article focuses on running backs; the first part of this two article series, on wide receivers, can be

18 May 2016

Will Leonte Carroo Be Cheaper Next Year?


The question I’ve been asking myself about acquiring Dolphins wide receiver Leonte Carroo is: will he be cheaper next year?

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16 May 2016

Draft Capital – The Production of Every Wide Receiver Taken In The Last Ten Years


“Draft capital” is a term used to describe the value of the draft pick spent on a player — it’s also a valuable predictive indicator of that player’s career.

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12 May 2016

Kenneth Dixon Is The Most Overvalued Rookie By a Country Mile


Per the Dynasty ADP App, Ravens running back Kenneth Dixon is the eighth rookie drafted on average. That makes him the most overvalued rookie by a country mile. He shouldn’t even be a first-round rookie pick.

12 May 2016

Targets, Flyers, Deep Sleepers, and Zombies: A Look at 13 Late Round Rookie WRs


With the 2016 NFL Draft in the books, we now have a glimpse of how the league views this class at the wide receiver position. The hit rate for receivers outside the top 100 picks is trivial, but you don’t want to miss out on players like Antonio Brown and

Tyler Ervin
11 May 2016

Tyler Ervin Is The Best Rookie Bargain


It is time for a brief update on the most exciting running back in the 2016 NFL Draft class, Texans RB Tyler Ervin, now that he has also turned out to be the biggest bargain at any position in rookie drafts.

10 May 2016

Jordan Howard May Not Have Much Trouble Usurping Jeremy Langford


In his 2016 NFL Draft NFC North Draft Recap, Charles Kleinheksel says he is treating the Chicago backfield as an open competition between rookie running back Jordan Howard and sophomore RB Jeremy Langford. I wanted to expand on that and explain why it is pretty easy to imagine Howard winning the job outright.

09 May 2016

Washington is a Bad Landing Spot For Josh Doctson


I saw a strange thing after Washington drafted wide receiver Josh Doctson: People were calling it a good spot for him. I don’t think that’s correct at all. Even Shawn Siegele, who called Doctson a, “minor loser,” because of his landing spot, is underestimating things.  Let me explain why I think it’s

06 May 2016

DeAndre Washington is Big Trouble For Latavius Murray


Here’s what Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie had to say about new running back DeAndre Washington, per the team’s website: “DeAndre, he’s more than just a third-down back. He can pound it up in there. The Raider Nation will find out fast just how physical he is. We think he’s a complete back, and

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05 May 2016

5 Rookies Who Are Backups Now, But Might Not be for Long


Only four running backs were drafted in the first three rounds of the 2016 NFL draft. So there aren’t a lot of obvious starters. The silver lining is that the draft did produce several RBs who all have a shot to be the direct backup to their team’s starter and