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2014 NFL Draft: Friday Bowl Preview

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Minnesota and the athletic freak RaShede Hageman will take on Syracuse in the Texas Bowl on Friday. Hageman’s versatility and physical ability might intrigue Belichik and company (Photo: US Presswire)

By Marc Sluis, Staff Writer

As we begin to put the holiday season in the rear view one phrase will help help us start the New Year with joy or at least get us through: playoff football. The NFL will crown a champion within the next few months and while the college football season ends with something more like a mix between an exhibition and pro tryout it can still be exciting. Especially if you are an NFL draft fan.

Here are the names to watch on Friday as we could be seeing much more of them on Sundays next year. (more…)

Receiver or Power Forward? The Best 2014 Possession Receiver Prospects

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Mike Evans, a 6’5 former basketball standout, uses his power forward skill set to his advantage on the gridiron (Photo: US Presswire)

By Marc Sluis, Staff Writer

With the NFL tight end continuing to evolve into a more receiving oriented position and the spread attack gaining traction, the classic possession receiver has lost a bit of its luster. Sure guys like Calvin Johnson, AJ Green and Julio Jones have the build and strength of such a receiver but now guys like that run sub 4.4 40’s. Here are some true possession receiver who might offer some speed and athletic ability but are best suited to line up out wide and move the chains. It might not be surprising that a lot of these guys were standout basketball players as well.


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…)

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