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2014 NFL Draft: All Potential First Team Defense

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

Jadeveon Clowney is the ultimate high potential prospect (Photo: US Presswire)

By Marc Sluis, Staff Writer

Potential can be a like an oasis. An illusion that mystifies and intrigues  but often leaves us with nothing. So is it purely a show to distract us from the prospects’ real value? Maybe, but isn’t it fun? Rarely does an elite athlete clearly also possess all the necessary intangibles to be great. So read with caution and remember athletic ability and potential are only a piece of the picture. (more…)

2014 NFL Draft: Two Dynamic Wide Receivers to Watch

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Jarvis Landry has all the ability to rise up draft boards (Photo: US Presswire)

By Marc Sluis, Staff Writer

College production is for obvious reasons a very important factor to consider when looking at NFL Draft prospects. But it matters more for certain positions. It can be argued that wide receiver, due to its inherent reliance on the play of the quarterback and offensive system, is not a position were college production is heavily tied to NFL potential. Kasen Williams and Jarvis Landry are prime examples of immensely talented athletes without top level stats. That doesn’t mean that you should overlook them however. (more…)

Prospect Review: UCF QB Blake Bortles

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Is Blake Bortles a dark horse candidate to go in Round 1? (Photo: US Presswire)

By Marc Sluis, Staff Writer

The quarterback position is not just the most influential position as far as affecting wins and losses likely in all of sports. It’s also one of the toughest positions to evaluate, scout and project to the next level. Blake Bortles of UCF has everything one would look for in a quarterback prospect, but like all young signal callers has flaws as well. Let’s take a closer look at a few of his games this year and then wrap up with his overall strengths and weaknesses. (more…)

David Fales Scouting Report

Monday, July 15th, 2013

David Fales

QB / RB / FB / WR / TE / OT / OG / OC / DT / DE / OLB / ILB / CB / SAF

Prospect: David Fales, QB, San Jose State
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 220
Grade: 7.4 (Grading Scale)


Scouting Report: TE Colt Lyerla, Oregon

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla is one possibility should New England opt to replace Aaron Hernandez early in 2014. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

Assuming New England remains dedicated to their two-tight end philosophy on offense, they may desire an athletic, versatile option in next year’s draft in order to assuage the damage created by Aaron Hernandez’s arrest and subsequent release. After the jump, one of the top junior prospects, Oregon’s Colt Lyerla, is profiled.


Shamarko Thomas Scouting Report

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Shamarko Thomas NFL Draft

QB / RB / WR / TE / OT / OG / OC / DT / DE / OLB / ILB / CB / SAF

Prospect: Shamarko Thomas, SAF, Syracuse
Height: 5’8 7/8″
Weight: 213
Speed: 4.42
Grade: 7.05I (Grading Scale)


Giovani Bernard Scouting Report

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Gio Bernard NFL Draft

QB / RB / WR / TE / OT / OG / OC / DT / DE / OLB / ILB / CB / SAF

Prospect: Giovani Bernard, RB, North Carolina
Height: 5’8 3/8
Weight: 202
Speed: 4.53 
Grade:  7.1 (Grading Scale)


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