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Charley Casserly

Charley Casserly

 

Charley Casserly is the former general manager and front-office executive for the Houston Texans (2002-06) and Washington Redskins (1977-99). In addition to writing for NFL.com, Casserly is an analyst on NFL Network's "NFL Total Access," "Path To The Draft" and other shows.


April

More mocks: Casserly 3.0 Mayock 1.0 Jeremiah 4.0 Brooks 5.0 Schrager 3.0 Reuter 5.0 Hours before the 2018 NFL Draft, here is my third and final mock. I ignore the noise and give Cleveland the QB I would personally take here.... more

More mocks: Casserly 2.0 Jeremiah 3.0 Brooks 4.0 Jones-Drew 1.0 Reuter 5.0 Davis 3.0 Editor's note: This mock draft was updated after the Patriots traded Brandin Cooks and a fourth-round pick to the Rams for the No. 23 overall p... more

February

More mocks: Casserly 1.0 Jeremiah 2.0 Brooks 1.0 Davis 1.0 Zierlein 2.0 Reuter 2.0 With the NFL Scouting Combine (March 2-5 on NFL Network ) just around the corner, here's my first mock of the 2018 NFL Draft. Darnold is the bes... more

April

Casserly 5.0 Jeremiah 5.0 Mayock 1.0 Brooks 4.0 Zierlein 5.0 Reuter 6.0 (7 rounds) » How to watch NFL Network coverage of the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia School: Texas A&M. Excellent pass rusher. Mitchell Trubisky could st... more

More mocks: Jeremiah 4.0 Brooks 4.0 Zierlein 4.0 Casserly 4.0 Reuter 6.0 (7 rounds) » How to watch NFL Network coverage of the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia School: Texas A&M. Best player in the draft. Excellent outside pass ru... more

March

More mock drafts: Jeremiah 3.0 Brooks 3.0 Reuter 3.0 Zierlein 3.0 Casserly 3.0 » How to watch NFL Network coverage of the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia The Browns, who are going to a 4-3 defense, get the best pass rusher in the... more

School: Texas A&M. Best player in the draft. Excellent outside pass rusher. School: LSU. I never bought into Solomon Thomas in this spot. Fournette is the second-best player in this draft. School: LSU. Tough call with Marshon Lattimore still on t... more

The 2017 NFL Scouting Combine provided a platform for the top draft prospects to prove themselves, both physically and mentally. Having recently undergone shoulder surgery, though, highly touted inside linebacker Reuben Foster was not expected to... more

February

» Other mock drafts: Daniel Jeremiah 2.0 | Bucky Brooks 1.0 | Lance Zierlein 1.0 | Chad Reuter 1.0 Myles Garrett - DE, Texas A&M: Cleveland gets the best pass rusher in the draft and a veteran quarterback better than any in this particular d... more

April

More ready to play than Carson Wentz. Quick release coupled with quick decision-making. They have been a QB away from being in the playoffs. Reminds me of Joe Flacco, but more athletic. Both starting tackles -- King Dunlap and Joe Barksdale -- ar... more

More ready to play than Carson Wentz. Quick release coupled with quick decision-making. They have been a QB away from being in the playoffs. Reminds me of Joe Flacco, but more athletic. Both starting tackles -- King Dunlap and Joe Barksdale -- ar... more

More ready to play than Carson Wentz. Quick release coupled with quick decision-making. They have been a QB away from being in the playoffs. Reminds me of Joe Flacco, but more athletic. Both starting tackles -- King Dunlap and Joe Barksdale -- ar... more

More ready to play now than Carson Wentz. This team has been a quarterback away from the playoffs. Do they take Wentz or make the big trade? No big trade offered, so they take Wentz. Not a primary need but they take the best player available.... more

Fills need to protect their franchise quarterback, Marcus Mariota. RGIII gives them time to groom Wentz. Major need filled with best interior defensive lineman in draft. Most debatable pick in the top 10. They can try for QB later with a win-no... more

April

With all 254 selections in the books, it's time to reflect on the best value picks in the 2013 NFL Draft. These are the players I had rated much higher than their ultimate draft slots would indicate. Here are 10 guys who definitely fit the bill, lis... more

May

NFL/Associated Press USC's Matt Barkley (left) and Oklahoma's Landry Jones will both enter the 2012 season with BCS title aspirations. USC's Matt Barkley and Oklahoma's Landry Jones seriously considered entering the 2012 NFL Draft , but both... more

The long buildup to the draft makes the payoff of finally seeing the team and player pairing that much sweeter. Here are six rookies I can't wait to watch take the field with their new teams, and some questions I'll be seeking answers to: Wyche: Gr... more

April

Thirty-two names are off the board, but there's still plenty of talent available in the 2012 NFL Draft . I believe this will be a very strong second round. Look for a run on offensive tackles, wide receivers and cornerbacks. Brooks: Second-round mo... more

By now, you've read plenty of analysis on the projected first-round selections in the 2012 NFL Draft . But there will be plenty of talent left over after the first 32 picks on Thursday night. The following six prospects (in alphabetical order) coul... more

In speaking with teams these days about where particular players could be selected in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft , I'm continually asked one particular question: Will Alabama safety Mark Barron be available when it is our turn to pick? T... more

Today, I decided to dig deeper in my mock drafting and fill out the second round, as well. There is still plenty of talent available in Round 2. In fact, teams picking near the top of the second round will often select a player they had a first-round... more

Eric Bakke/Associated Press NFL general managers, like Denver's Brian Xanders (right), do plenty of homework before getting to the draft room. In my time with the Washington Redskins and Houston Texans, I never paid any attention to mock drafts .... more

In January, NFL teams begin the draft process by attending various all-star games, like the East-West Shrine Game and Senior Bowl . In February, it's all about the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. In March, attention turns to pro days at colleg... more

On most draft boards, LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne is the top-rated defensive player in the 2012 NFL Draft . But there have been multiple reports the past few days that Claiborne scored very low on the Wonderlic Test. It begs the question: Will th... more

March

In some scouting circles, North Carolina's Quinton Coples was the highest-rated senior prospect heading into the 2011 season. He had flourished at defensive tackle in 2010, but was switched to end in 2011, a move many believed would result in an even... more

Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III held much-publicized pro days last week, but neither outing carried nearly as much importance as Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill's workout Thursday. Not to kill the suspense, but Luck and Griffin are going to be the f... more

Since being hit with unprecedented sanctions by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell earlier this week, the New Orleans Saints have been relatively quiet as an organization in the wake of the bounty scandal. The team immediately put out a statement Wednes... more

John A. Bowersmith/Associated Press Justin Blackmon is considered to be the best wide receiver in the draft and is expected to go in the top 10. We have seen a run on wide receivers in the early stages of free agency. I believe there were two... more

Matthew Emmons/US Presswire The Browns need a running back, and Alabama's Trent Richardson is easily the best back available in April's draft. The Cleveland Browns have a plan, and they're sticking to it. This became clear when the franchise... more

I spent part of this past week watching tape of some of the best offensive players in the 2012 NFL Draft . I made a few notes along the way. I already shared my list of the top five quarterbacks , so let's tackle the best running backs next: 1. Tre... more

Sue Ogrocki/AP Brandon Weeden has the talent to be a first-round quarterback, but his age (28) likely will hold him back. I spent part of this past week watching tape of some of the best offensive players in the 2012 NFL Draft. I made a few notes... more

March and April are the "fine tuning" months in NFL draft preparation. NFL.com's Mock Draft Central With the combine now in the rearview, NFL.com analysts unveil their attempts at projecting how Round 1 will go on April 26. More ... There... more

February

INDIANAPOLIS -- The headline grabber at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine was Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III . Coming into the combine, I didn't have any questions about his speed, so his 40-yard dash time was not important to me. But his blazing... more

Michael Conroy/AP Giants WR Hakeem Nicks reportedly bombed the Wonderlic Test, but that hasn't stopped him from becoming a star. INDIANAPOLIS -- The Wonderlic Test, administered to players during the NFL Scouting Combine , is a 50-question quiz... more

Darron Cummings/AP Cornerback/returner Patrick Peterson posted a blazing 4.34 40-yard dash at last year's NFL Scouting Combine. The reason the NFL Scouting Combine came into existence was to have an efficient and economical way to obtain a... more

Associated Press The Rams already have Sam Bradford (left), but Baylor's Robert Griffin III is an enticing prospect. With the second overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft , the St. Louis Rams are in a great trading position. They could keep Sam... more

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