Houston Texans CANNOT trade Deshaun Watson; three fits for Matthew Stafford

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explains why the Houston Texans simply CANNOT trade Deshaun Watson. Plus, three potential fits for Matthew Stafford and a look at Detroit's unique rebuilding approach.
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Jared Goff-Sean McVay relationship on the rocks? Who'll replace Philip Rivers on Colts?

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explores a potential rift between Jared Goff and Sean McVay. Plus, who'll replace Philip Rivers as Colts QB? And can Dwayne Haskins get his career back on track in Pittsburgh?
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Urban Meyer will be perfect for Jaguars; Russell Wilson done cooking in Seattle?

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explains why Urban Meyer will be perfect for the Jaguars. Plus, an about-face in the Seahawks' offensive approach and a marquee matchup to watch in this weekend's Divisional Round.
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Grading the playoff coach-QB combos; a look at Justin Fields

Bucky Brooks grades each coach-QB combo in the 2020 NFL playoffs. Where do Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson rank? Plus, a look at QB prospect Justin Fields.
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Ranking top five wide receivers; should Dolphins draft another QB?

In the latest edition of his Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks considers the top five WRs in the NFL today. Plus, a QB conundrum for the Dolphins and the Ravens' rediscovered identity.
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NFL wish list: Biggest needs for 11 teams already eliminated from playoffs

This edition of the Scout's Notebook has a holiday twist, as Bucky Brooks provides a wish list for the 11 teams that have already been eliminated from the playoffs.
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Five biggest threats to Chiefs' reign; Matt Ryan era's run its course in Atlanta

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks identifies the five teams most likely to derail the Chiefs' repeat effort. Plus, one franchise that should move on from its longtime QB and some MVP-level respect for a kicker (seriously).
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Five Goldilocks teams that COULD shake up NFL playoffs; maximizing Taysom Hill, Jalen Hurts

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks spotlights five Goldilocks teams that COULD shake up the NFL playoffs. Plus, is New Orleans better with Taysom Hill at quarterback? What should we expect from Jalen Hurts?
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Jared Goff's woes implicate Sean McVay's script; stop sleeping on this DPOY candidate

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks says Jared Goff's woes stem from Sean McVay's play-calling. Plus, a QB who could challenge Patrick Mahomes' throne and a sleeper candidate for Defensive Player of the Year.
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Bruce Arians is right about Tom Brady; Packers feel like pretenders

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explores Bruce Arians' harsh assessment of Tom Brady's play. Plus, one faux contender, a draft class that lifted a franchise and a defense that could fuel a title run.
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Reappraising the 2018 NFL Draft's hyped QB class; plus, Ben Roethlisberger for MVP?

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks reappraises the hype QB class of 2018. Plus, one veteran quarterback who deserves MVP consideration and the NFL's answer to John Stockton.
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Five teams with an identity crisis, Ravens' play-calling firestorm and much more

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks spotlights five teams suffering from an identity crisis. Plus, the truth about Baltimore's play-calling firestorm and much more.
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Bill Belichick culpable for Patriots' decline; what did scouts miss with DK Metcalf?

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explains why Bill Belichick deserves substantial blame for the Patriots' decline. Plus, an answer for the question on many minds: How did talent evaluators miss on DK Metcalf?
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Four fixes for Bears' offense; Lions, Seahawks bolster defense

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks offers four ideas for how to fix the Bears' offense. Plus, who is the NFL's best route runner?
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Ben Roethlisberger playing as well as ever; time is right for Tua Tagovailoa

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks says Ben Roethlisberger is back in a major way. Plus, thoughts on Tua Tagovailoa's promotion, the real reason why Tampa Bay is a contender and much more.
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Panthers surprising everyone with potent offense; Ryan Tannehill's a top-five QB

Everyone expected the Saints and Bucs to battle for the NFC South title, but who saw the Panthers coming? Bucky Brooks examines one of this season's early surprises. Plus, why Ryan Tannehill's a top-five quarterback and much more.
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Packers' system elevating Aaron Rodgers; Bills' brilliant move

The secret to Aaron Rodgers' success in 2020? Bucky Brooks says it's the Packers' system. Plus, why Bills receiver Stefon Diggs could be the acquisition of the year.
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Lamar Jackson's kryptonite; Aaron Rodgers' resurgence

Bucky Brooks identifies the reasons for the Chiefs' success against Lamar Jackson. Plus, examining Aaron Rodgers' hot start and the hype around Nick Foles.
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How to fix Eagles' Carson Wentz; no rebound for Drew Brees?

In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks identifies what must happen for the Eagles' Carson Wentz to bounce back from a rough start to the season. Plus, troubling signs for the reigning DPOY and Drew Brees.
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Baker Mayfield's on the mend, Josh Allen's on the rise, Cam Newton's on the run

In the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks says rumors of Baker Mayfield's demise were greatly exaggerated. Plus, a crazy comeback story and the way-to-early Defensive Player of the Year favorite.
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