After falling completely out of the 2012 draft, Vontaze Burfict has emerged as one of the most feared middle linebackers in the NFL. He's coming off microfracture surgery, however, which could open the door for another talented but troubled linebacker to seize the spotlight.
In the 12th of a 32-team series, NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney resets the offseason of the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals found future bookend blockers with their first two picks in the 2015 NFL Draft.
The Dolphins, thanks to the loosely applied definition of local prospects, have been busy in the buildup to the 2015 NFL Draft with 37 visits, including eight wide receivers and potential offensive line help. NFLDraftScout.com investigates the team's unofficial list of draft visits.
Rang's Gang is the collective answer to the question I'm most often asked: "If you were running a team and you needed a (insert position), who would you take?" There are only two rules for applicants -- no consensus first-round prospects and toughness (more than elite size or speed) is required.
The reigning Heisman Trophy contender completed 57 of 65 passes during a scripted Pro Day workout designed to show his improvement as a pro-style passer. Each pass thrown came after taking the ball from under center. Mariota's workout was solid but the best positional workout of the day came from another former Duck.
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 Heisman Trophy winner gets most of the fanfare but the Oregon Ducks qualified for the National Championship because they are loaded with NFL talent. In fact, this year's class could be the most gifted in the university's rich history.