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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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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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2013 NFL Philosophy Mock Draft

I’m not a fan of mock drafts but there are so many people asking me for one, I literally felt bad for not doing one. I didn’t do any trades because there’s really no way to predict those. So here … Continue reading

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