If you need an offensive lineman in the 2021 NFL Draft and you’re near the front of the order, you are really hoping that Penei Sewell is available when you pick. Even with the PAC-12 playing football next month, Sewell is still choosing to opt out of the season and prepare for the NFL Draft. Who could blame him for his decision when he is already being considered as a top five pick. Let’s take a look at why he is getting the hype that he is getting.
Sewell's Back Story
Sewell stands at 6’5” and 325 pounds and is from...
NFL Rookie of the Year Odds
The 2020 NFL Draft stood as the most distinctive iteration of the event in the league’s long history. While the draft itself has seen major revisions and evolutions over the years, the COVID-19 pandemic forced a unique set of circumstances. The rookies didn’t get invites to a green room, a draft cap handed to them in the moment, or a handshake with the commissioner. Despite virtual draft, though, many of these rookies are looking to make an instant impact on their teams. And each one will vie for NFL Rookie of the Year on...
Early Round Instant Impact NFL Rookies
Going from college standout to NFL rookie is not easy. The 2020 NFL Draft class will be starting further behind than usual, considering a lack of rookie mini camps thanks to COVID-19. Through video conferencing and virtual workouts, these NFL rookies are relocating across the country and trying to transition to the professional ranks amid a pandemic.
While some of these selections might have been head-scratchers back in April, there’s clear opportunity for success for some. General managers envision how these players fit, while coaches and coordinators adjust game plans and scheme fits to maximize...
Top-5 Fantasy Rookies for 2020
Fantasy sports is a multi-billion dollar industry that engages millions of fans. The popular fantasy sport these days is football, and with the 2020 NFL Draft in the books, it's time to pivot towards discussing who might be the top fantasy rookies for the upcoming season.
Now that the draft is complete, and the schedule has been released, fantasy players everywhere have begun plotting their approach for the season. The offseason remains virtual and uncertainty clouds the outlook for training camps and preseason games. But owners are still confident there will be a full 2020 season.
The Green Bay Packers draft class in 2020 is a big one for the future of the team. Looking to add long term help, while improving immediately isn't easy. The team made waves with its first round pick, selecting Aaron Rodgers' potential replacement.
Closing the gap on the top teams is difficult, but they're within striking distance. Here, we take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from the 2020 Packers draft.
Packers Draft: The Good
Bulking Up The Offensive Line
With three 6th round picks, the Packers added three straight offensive linemen. One center, one guard, and a college...
Today, we will be continuing our look at every team’s results from the 2020 NFL draft. For part two of this series, we'll focus on the Atlanta Falcons draft.The 2020 NFL Draft has come and gone, and 255 collegiate athletes have fulfilled their lifelong dream of hearing their name called to join an NFL roster. In this series, we will be looking at each NFL team’s individual draft and reviewing just how well the team did at adding the next wave of talent to their roster.
Here's a look at the NFC South's Atlanta Falcons.
1st Round, Pick 16 overall:...
The disappointment of not getting chosen during the 2020 NFL Draft is something that will stick with former LSU tight end Thaddeus Moss. Some have speculated that missing the 2018 season due to injury, coupled with a recent foot surgery, might have been why Moss’s name, despite its Hall of Fame pedigree, wasn’t among the 255 called during the draft.
In a video conference on Wednesday, Moss described his experience as “a slap in the face.” He wasn’t among the record-tying 14 LSU Tigers selected during April’s draft, and noted it was particularly insulting to see “kickers and punters and...
The NFL Draft has come and gone for the 2020 season. For the most part, there weren't too many surprises outside of Jordan Love to the Packers and Jalen Hurts to the Eagles. Most teams stuck with their game plans and got their guys. First rounds are usually the easy part for NFL teams. The tough part is finding players outside the first round who can make an immediate impact. Here is a list of five players picked outside the first round who could be potential stars.
Potential Stars: Cam Akers, RB, LA Rams: Round 2, Pick 52
Todd Gurley is...
Cowboys No. 88 Club
Dallas first-round draft pick WR CeeDee Lamb will be wearing the famed Cowboys No. 88 when he takes the field in Big D. Although Lamb expressed a desire to wear the No. 10 as a pro, but he was given the number from Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who was adamant that his team's newest star don the 88.
Lamb will be the 11th member of the franchise to wear No. 88, and first since WR Dez Bryant’s final season with the club in 2017.
Dallas Doesn't Retire Jerseys
Longtime Dallas Cowboys public relations director Rich Dalrymple explained in an...
Brett Farve and Aaron Rodgers have been linked since 2005. But now, 15 years later, a new connection seems to have forged between the two.
During the 2020 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers made waves in the first round when they traded up to draft Utah State quarterback Jordan Love. The Packers acquired the 26th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft from the Dolphins in exchange for the Nos. 30 and 136 selections and with No. 26 took Love.
This move sent ripples throughout the NFL community, and many likened the move to what the Packers did in 2005 when they drafted Aaron Rodgers. Brett...