Category Archives: Evaluations

Fatal Flaws

When discussing draft prospects, it’s typical for scouts to speak in terms of overall skill-sets. It’s a familiar way to generalize a player’s attributes to fans without having to get into the minutiae of the evaluation. The problem is that … Continue reading

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Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston

Whether they like it or not, Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston will be compared and contrasted extensively between now and April 30th, 2015 – Day 1 of the NFL draft. Both players look like they could have been dreamt up … Continue reading

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Gambling on a Gambler

Johnny Manziel is one of the hardest evaluations I’ve ever encountered. Even before ever turning on the tape, the sort of pop culture fame that has followed Manziel creates preconceived notions that must be ditched before evaluating his play on … Continue reading

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