The NFL draft starts Thursday night.

Posted by: MBR on Tue Apr 21st, 2020 4:34 am
Here’s a look at some of the top offensive players available by position.
NFL Draft: QB Joe Burrow, WRs and tackles headline draftQUARTERBACKSPosition outlook: The presumptive No. 1 overall, a likely top-five pick with injury concerns, another first-rounder — but how high? — and a real wild card.Joe Burrow, 6-foot-3, 221 pounds, LSUStrengths: Accuracy, poise and athleticism, plus the ability to command an offense.Weaknesses: Doesn’t have the biggest arm.Fact: The Heisman Trophy winner almost doubled his 2018 passing yards per game (222.6) in 2019 (429.2).
Posted by: MBR on Tue Apr 21st, 2020 4:42 am
2020 NFL draft projections: Which prospects are poised for stardom?There are plenty of rankings and scouting notes on the 2020 NFL draft class. But which players have the brightest professional futures based on underlying metrics?Every year, Football Outsiders uses proprietary analysis to project the top prospects at quarterback, running back, wide receiver and pass-rusher. This year's class provides a number of cases in which the scouting reports don't match up with the production. ... ed-stardom
Posted by: MBR on Wed Apr 22nd, 2020 5:56 am
NFL DRAFTA guide to the 2020 NFL DraftThe NFL is scheduled to hold the 2020 draft this weekend, but it won’t look like any draft you’ve watched before.Because of the coronavirus, the league will hold this year’s draft online, with teams using technology instead of person-to-person contact. Commissioner Roger Goodell will be announcing picks from his New York home, and 58 draft prospects will participate virtually, including LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who is expected to be the first pick overall by the Bengals.Here are all the details for this year’s draft.Dates: Thursday (Round 1, 8 p.m.); Friday (Rounds 2-3, 7 p.m.); Saturday (Rounds 4-7, 12 p.m.) ... -patriots/
Posted by: MBR on Wed Apr 22nd, 2020 5:58 am
Will the Patriots trade up for Tua? Land a tight end? Forget that. Draft the stud safety from AlabamaWelcome to the Unconventional Preview: 2020 NFL Draft Edition, a serious yet lighthearted look at the Patriots’ most important draft in years …During their two-decade run as the ultimate NFL dynasty, the Patriots have featured extraordinary stability in three spots (excluding ownership): head coach, quarterback, and, to a somewhat lesser degree of reliability and importance, kicker.Bill Belichick is, of course, the franchise’s exemplar of stability. But as he leads his 21st draft as head coach of the Patriots when the process commences at 8 p.m. Thursday, his decisions are going to be looked at through an unfamiliar prism. ... l-preview/
Posted by: MBR on Fri Apr 24th, 2020 4:18 am
AP Top 25@AP_Top25 The SEC broke its own NFL draft record with 15 players selected in the opening round, a number that topped the previous mark of 12 set in 2013 and matched four years later.More about the #NFLDraft <<
Posted by: MBR on Fri Apr 24th, 2020 4:18 am
AP NFL@AP_NFL Arms Race: QBs Joe Burrow, Tua Tagovailoa, Justin Herbert, Jordan Love all taken in first round.Full #NFLDraft coverage:
Posted by: MBR on Sat Apr 25th, 2020 5:30 am
AP Sports@AP_SportsFrom the 2020 overall No. 1 pick Joe Burrow to Cam Newton in 2011, here's a look at some of the top draft picks of the past decade.For AP's current draft coverage:
Posted by: MBR on Sun Apr 26th, 2020 5:39 am
2020 NFL draft grades: Kiper on all 32 classes, best picks and sleepers ... s-sleepers