Instant-impact draft prospects

Lance Zierlein names the 38 players who could have the biggest impact upon their arrival in the NFL. Read

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  1. 2017 NFL Combine Experience

    2017 NFL Combine Experience

    The NFL will showcase NFL Combine Experience - a free-admission, family-friendly festival - at the Indiana Convention Center from Thursday, March 2 - Sunday, March 5. Read

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    Five pass rushers with most to prove at combine

    Will T.J. Watt, J.J. Watt's younger brother, depart the combine having solidified himself as a first-round pick? He's among the edge rushers with the most on the line heading into the event. Read

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    Best of combine from past decade

    Take a look at the best combine performances of the past decade that helped boost a prospect's draft stock, including Chris Johnson's record 40-yard dash. Read

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    Five OL with most to prove at combine

    Can Alabama's Cam Robinson convince an NFL team that he can be a Day One starter at tackle? He's among the offensive linemen with the most on the line at the combine. Read

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    Ask 5: Who'll generate most buzz at combine?

    Which prospects will have evaluators' jaws dropping with their combine performance? Daniel Jeremiah polls five NFL executives, and four players receive votes, including a QB. Read

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    Sources Tell Us: TE compared to Jordan Reed

    A scout says Ole Miss' Evan Engram is the draft's second-best tight end and compares him to one of the NFL's most talented players at the position. See the inside scoop on prospects. Read

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    Five QBs with most to prove at combine

    Highly touted QBs like DeShone Kizer, Deshaun Watson and Mitch Trubisky each make Chad Reuter's list of the signal-callers with the most to prove at this year's combine. Read

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    The Book on Corey Davis

    Bucky Brooks continues his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at WR Corey Davis. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

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    MTS notebook: Draft's top pass rusher?

    Think it's a lock that Myles Garrett is the draft's top pass rusher? Bucky Brooks says not so fast. He explains why Tennessee's Derek Barnett could claim the title. Read

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    Top candidates to break CJ2K's 40 record

    John Ross and Adoree' Jackson are 2 of the fastest prospects in the 2017 draft, but a different player leads Daniel Jeremiah's list of candidates to break Chris Johnson's 40-yard dash record. Read

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    The Book on Jabrill Peppers

    Bucky Brooks continues his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at Michigan's Jabrill Peppers. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

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    5 RBs with most to prove at combine

    There's no doubt that Leonard Fournette and Dalvin Cook are among the top talents in this year's draft, but they still will have plenty on the line next month at the NFL Scouting Combine. Read

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    38 Special: Instant-impact players in 2017 draft

    When Lance Zierlein looks at the 2017 NFL Draft, he sees 38 special players, including 15 game-changers, 15 safe picks and another eight who could be stars in the right system. Read

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    Joe Mixon to participate at Oklahoma pro day

    Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon, who was not invited by the league to take part in the the NFL Scouting Combine, will participate in the Sooners' pro day on March 8. Read

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    4-round mock draft: Taking a chance on early QBs

    Three quarterbacks in the first 13 picks and a couple of surprise top-10 selections cause some talented players to drop in Chad Reuter's four-round mock draft. Read

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    The Book on Mitch Trubisky

    Bucky Brooks continues his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at UNC QB Mitch Trubisky. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

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    Sources Tell Us: Scout comps Trubisky to Wentz

    A scout says Mitch Trubisky has the same talent as Carson Wentz. What could keep Trubisky from going as high as Wentz did in last year's draft? See what we're hearing about prospects. Read

  18. NFL Scouting Combine participants list released

    This year's NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis will have 330 participants. We have the full invite list here. Find out who will be working out in Indy. Read

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    Polling prospects: Who'll go No. 1 overall?

    Who do this year's draft prospects believe will rise from their ranks to be the No. 1 overall pick? We polled 25 of them to find out, and there is a decisive favorite. Read

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    Mayock's position rankings

    With the NFL Scouting Combine just around the corner, Mike Mayock unveils his initial position-by-position rankings for the 2017 draft. The No. 1 players at QB and RB might surprise you. Read

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    The Book on Christian McCaffrey

    Bucky Brooks continues his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at Christian McCaffrey. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

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    Which NFL player do prospects most want to face?

    Which NFL player are draft prospects dreaming of facing at the next level? We polled 25 of them to find out, and two of the league's best WRs are among the top vote-getters. Read

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    Casserly mock 1.0: Trades shake up Round 1

    Two running backs in the first eight picks? One quarterback in the entire first round? And two shake-up-the-draft trades? Charley Casserly has a few surprises in his first mock draft of the year. Read

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    Jeremiah mock draft 2.0: Bills, Giants pick QBs

    Are the Bills and Giants in a QB state of mind? In his second mock draft, Daniel Jeremiah has both New York teams addressing their futures at the most important position on the field. Read

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    What we learned from Mayock's rankings

    Despite his struggles last season, Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer is the top-ranked QB in Mike Mayock's initial position rankings. There's intrigue around how he stacks the RBs and WRs, too. Read

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    The Book on Deshaun Watson

    Bucky Brooks begins his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at Deshaun Watson. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

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    Garrett pleads with Cowboys to trade up to draft him

    Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett is proposing a trade between the Dallas Cowboys and the Cleveland Browns that would put the former Aggies star in Dallas. Read

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    2017 draft order and needs for every team

    With the Super Bowl in the books, we have our first complete look at the first-round draft order. Have a look at how the board shakes out, along with needs for all 32 teams. Read

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    MTS notebook: How Super Bowl could affect draft

    The Falcons fell in Super Bowl 51, but NFL teams will be trying to copy their blueprint for team building in this year's draft. See more scouting nuggets from Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks. Read

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    Team fits for 2017 NFL Draft's top QBs

    While projections vary on some of the draft's top QBs, it's not too early to tell which clubs will suit them best at the next level. Have a look at Chad Reuter's take on team fits for signal-caller prospects. Read

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    Top 50 prospects 2.0

    Alabama TE O.J. Howard and Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey are among the biggest movers on Daniel Jeremiah's updated top 50 prospects list. See who else is rising ... and falling. Read

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    Belichick on draft: 'We're five weeks behind' for 2017

    New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, in the wake of another Super Bowl victory, lamented on Monday about the catch-up work the coaching staff must now do in preparation for the 2017 NFL Draft. Read

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    Ask 5: Which position is deepest in 2017 draft?

    The 2017 draft is loaded with depth at several positions. Which group is the deepest? Daniel Jeremiah polls five NFL executives, and three positions receive a vote. Read

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    Daniel Jeremiah mock draft 1.0

    Daniel Jeremiah takes a look at how the 2017 NFL Draft could unfold, including the 49ers, Jets and Texans filling QB needs, and the Panthers pairing Cam Newton with the draft's top RB. Read

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    Three-round mock draft: Watson goes No. 1

    Projections for QB Deshaun Watson are all over the map, but Chad Reuter says the Browns won't pass him up at No. 1. The intrigue goes three rounds deep in his first mock draft of 2017. Read

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    Five teams that need to dominate draft

    With the 2016 season in the rearview mirror, it's time to look ahead to the draft. Daniel Jeremiah says the Eagles are one of the clubs that need a top rookie class as they build around Carson Wentz. Read

  37. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Brooks mock 1.0: Senior Bowl effect

    With a week of Senior Bowl practices in the rearview mirror, Bucky Brooks rolls out his first mock draft. How did the performances of the top seniors re-shape the first round of the draft? Read

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    Eight NFL teams that need to draft a QB in 2017

    Will the Texans' Brock Osweiler and Jaguars' Blake Bortles have some younger competition in camp next year? Daniel Jeremiah says their teams are among the clubs that need to draft a QB in 2017. Read

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    5 prospects that will make biggest impact in 2017

    After a year in which rookies like Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Joey Bosa took the league by storm, Bucky Brooks reveals his list of 5 prospects that will make the biggest impact next season. Read

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    Colleges with most talent in draft: Big Ten team No. 1

    Clemson took home the national title, but a school that didn't play in the championship game leads our list of the colleges sending the most talent to the 2017 NFL Draft. Read

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    Mayock: 2017 TE class might be best I've seen

    NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock believes the 2017 draft class of tight ends might be the best he has seen. Read

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    Zierlein mock 1.0: Browns land Garrett, Fournette

    In his first mock of the year, Lance Zierlein has the Browns making a splash by landing two players widely considered the best on defense and offense in the entire draft. Read

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    What we learned from Senior Bowl

    Zay Jones capped off a great Senior Bowl week with a dazzling game on Saturday. Find out who else is on the rise thanks to their performance in the all-star showcase. Read

2017 NFL Scouting Combine

The NFL Scouting Combine is a vital event in the path to the draft. More than 300 prospects will participate in the 2017 combine in their quest to achieve their NFL dreams.