The Hidden Gems Of The 2021 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is fast approaching, and it cannot be overstated how much it can define the outlook of an organization. Whereas free agency is for short-term gain, the amount of edges that can be exploited through the draft to maximize a franchise’s long-term well being. Between trading down, attacking valuable positions, and playing the draft board correctly, there are plenty of ways to get … Continue reading The Hidden Gems Of The 2021 NFL Draft

2020 NFL Draft: Top Ten Safeties

It’s clear that this year’s cornerback class won’t disappoint, but how about that players behind him? In my opinion, safeties are very underrated in terms of value in today’s game, as the best ones can be the type of athletic chess pieces that defensive coordinators ┬áneed in order to slow down explosive offenses. Well, not only is this a strong cornerback class, but it’s a … Continue reading 2020 NFL Draft: Top Ten Safeties

2020 NFL Draft: Top Ten Cornerbacks

We’ve gone through the entire front seven with out 2020 NFL Draft position rankings, but now, it’s time to get to the most valuable defensive position- cornerback. Though many believe that rushing the passer is the most important part of defensive play, having strong cornerback play forces the quarterback to hold onto the ball longer, which in turn ┬áleads to more sacks. Therefore, in order … Continue reading 2020 NFL Draft: Top Ten Cornerbacks

2020 NFL Draft: Top Ten Edge Rushers

Recently, we examined the top ten interior defensive linemen in the 2020 NFL draft. Let’s stick with the theme of pressuring the quarterback, this time looking at the top edge rushers. As we’ll get to, perhaps the best overall player in this draft comes from this position, though overall, the group represents an interesting debate of production versus athletic traits, which we’ll discuss at full … Continue reading 2020 NFL Draft: Top Ten Edge Rushers

2020 NFL Draft: Top Ten Offensive Tackles

We’ve analyzed some of the more glamorous positions in the 2020 NFL draft, such as quarterbacks, running back, wide receiver, and tight end. However, it’s time to move to the offensive trenches, particularly offensive tackles. Outside of quarterback, offensive tackle is one of the most important positions to draft in the NFL; they have to protect the quarterback from explosive edge rushers. With a mix … Continue reading 2020 NFL Draft: Top Ten Offensive Tackles