New offensive weapons Breshad Perriman and Maxx Williams take the field as Baltimore Ravens for the first time this week. First, NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney offers this offseason reset on the Ravens, the 10th in a 32-team series.
Scouts are wary of hailed improvements and once-in-a-lifetime performances at on-campus pro days, and you should be too. NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney breaks down how teams dissect pro day numbers.
The strength of the 2015 draft may very well be with its pass rushers, which was demonstrated by the sheer athleticism shown Sunday, with LSU's Danielle Hunter, UCLA's Owa Odighizuwa and Washington State's Xavier Cooper among the most impressive performers.
Despite only three wins in 2014, there are reasons for optimism in Oakland, notably Derek Carr at the quarterback position. But he needs help and James Jones and Andre Holmes aren't quite enough at wide receiver. Alabama's Amari Cooper could be the answer.
For scouts, the competition and talent at the line of scrimmage at the Senior Bowl is about as good as it gets. Among the early standouts this week have been Iowa defensive tackle Carl Davis and Washington's Danny Shelton. Small-schooler Ali Marpet has also made a name for himself.
NFL teams looking for powerful run blockers would be well served to review the Hawkeyes-Panthers game, where Iowa's star left tackle Brandon Scherff demonstrated the combination of talent, toughness and technique that could position him as the safest prospect in the 2015 NFL draft.