NFL Preseason Rookies Week One: Titans vs. Packers

August 14, 2014

The Titans and Packers faced off in week one during an absolute deluge.  Despite the weather conditions, I was still able to get a strong feel for a number of rookies on both sides.  For the Titans I focused on OT Taylor Lewan and RB Bishop Sankey, while for Green Bay I took my first peek at SAF Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and WR Davante Adams. TITANS RB Bishop Sankey 2nd…


Scouting the OTs: Taylor Lewan, Michigan

January 17, 2014

The more you study the 2014 NFL Draft prospect pool, the more you realize that this year’s class of offensive tackle prospects is right there with the 2013 class. It’s very possible that there could be five or more players at the position taken in the first round, and Taylor Lewan is right in that mix. Lewan’s 48 career starts (41 straight) at left tackle is only part of his…


Top 5 Players Available for the 2014 NFL Draft (Preseason)

It’s never too early to start thinking about which prospects could end up being the top-5 picks of the 2014 NFL Draft.  And while there are a lot of things that can change a player’s preseason standing (injuries, sub-par performance, surprise players that rise out of nowhere), it’s a useful exercise to start building a “Big Board” of players as the season gets ready to kick off. The slides that…

July 31, 2013

Tale of the Tape: Taylor Lewan vs. Jake Matthews

The 2013 NFL Draft saw several talented offensive linemen selected in the first round. It was the first time since Jake Long (Dolphins, 2008) that an offensive tackle was selected with the No.1 pick overall (Eric Fisher, Chiefs). In fact, offensive tackles were both the first AND second overall picks (Luke Joeckel, Jaguars, 1.02). The amazing part of last year’s offensive tackle domination of round one is that there’s a…

July 18, 2013