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Why Baker Mayfield broke the NFL Draft

Three months ago we could never think this would be the outcome of the 2018 NFL Draft. And neither Baker Mayfield had imagined he would be selected first overall in this year’s draft. 574 more words

NFL Combine Recap – Winners and Losers

Winners:

  1. Shaqeem Griffin
  2. Penn State
  3. Will Hernandez
  4. Kolton Miller
  5. D.J. Chark

Losers:

  1. Orlando Brown
  2. Ronald Jones
  3. Lamar Jackson
  4. Sam Darnold
  5. Maurice Hurst
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Why war rooms are the worst thing during Draft Day

Draft week is coming and what is happening on the war room? Every single team has some positions to fill and coaches, scouts and managers don’t really think the same way. 743 more words

Why Mike Maccagnan is not the next Nobel prize winner

The Nobel Prize of Economics winner Richard Thaler studied the approach of the franchises in the NFL. He defended the theory that teams are way over confident when deciding to trade up in the draft to select a player they love. 744 more words

The evolution of Scouting Combine metrics

We discussed the inefficiency of the Scouting Combine a few weeks ago. And we know the metrics used on the event that is going on now do not translate to results on the player´s career. 552 more words

QBs make a good impression at the podium

There are almost always “important” media interview sessions here at the Scouting combine. Most of the time it has to do with players with potential red flags. 293 more words

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Being "aggressive" in the search for QB

It’s the buzzword that the Cardinals — and many teams — use this time of year: “Aggressive.”

It came up with both GM Steve Keim and coach Steve Wilks here at the Scouting combine, when both were asked what exactly it meant when they said they were going to be aggressive in their pursuit of a quarterback. 198 more words

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