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?
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?Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Lamar Jackson, Dak Prescott destined to join $40 million club; the truth about Russell Wilson
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explains what this QB market means for Lamar Jackson and Dak Prescott. Plus, why the Seahawks should NOT #LetRussCook.Read More
Cam Newton embodies Patriot Way; Fournette's fresh start and Adrian Peterson's potential finish
Bucky Brooks says Cam Newton and the Patriots are a perfect match. Plus, analysis on Leonard Fournette's signing, Adrian Peterson's release and much more.Read More
Budda Baker's contract furthers NFL trend; plus, why the Chargers are better off with Tyrod Taylor and much more
Bucky Brooks explains the big-picture impact of Budda Baker's big-money extension. Plus, why the Chargers are better off with Tyrod Taylor than Philip Rivers.Read More
What's the verdict on Joe Judge's polarizing practices? Plus, a rookie sleeper, a breakout candidate and much more
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks weighs in on Joe Judge's polarizing methods. Plus, a rookie sleeper, a breakout candidate and much more.Read More
Why George Kittle deserved to reset TE market; top 5 GM-coach duos
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explains why George Kittle is worth every bit of his new deal with the 49ers. Plus, ranking the NFL's top five GM-coach duos, identifying a potential bounce-back star and examining the impact of college football postponements on next year's draft.Read More
Cam Jordan's right about Bucs, NFC South race; five breakout DBs
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks weighs in on Cam Jordan's bold claim about the NFC South race. Plus, a fair assessment of Derek Carr, five breakout DB candidates and an examination of what could be the NFL's most prolific offense.Read More
Pats contenders despite attrition; Jamal Adams perfect for Seahawks
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explains why the Patriots are still Super Bowl contenders despite all of the offseason attrition. Plus, an examination of Jamal Adams' fit in Seattle, Alex Smith's starting prospects in Washington and more.Read More
NFL's top 10 second-year players; Washington Football Team rebrand
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks ranks the top 10 NFL players entering Year 2. Plus, an examination of the Rams' plan to copy the rival 49ers' ground attack, praise for the Washington Football Team rebrand and more.Read More
How COVID-19 limitations will affect NFL rosters; respect Zeke!
How will NFL rosters be impacted by the reduction or elimination of preseason games? Which teams boast the top five defensive quartets? What should we expect from Carolina's new-look offense? Bucky Brooks answers these questions -- and more -- in the Scout's Notebook.Read More
How Chiefs can maximize Patrick Mahomes era; top five NFL players
With Patrick Mahomes now under contract through the 2031 season, is Kansas City about to embark on a dynastic run? Bucky Brooks provides a four-part plan for the Chiefs to maximize their returns. Plus, the top five players in the NFL today.Read More
Patriots' offense with Cam Newton; ranking the top five 'starting fives'
How will the Patriots' offense change with Cam Newton at quarterback? What are the top five "starting fives" (five skill players) in the NFL today? Who is the best quarterback in the NFC South? Bucky Brooks has the answers!Read More
Antonio Brown's potential 'Hawks fit; Should Jets pay Adams?
In the latest edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks considers how Antonio Brown could fit with the Seattle Seahawks. Plus, he examines the top 5 franchise-tagged players, the Jamal Adams situation and Chase Young's promise.Read More
NFL's hottest offensive scheme; top 5 receivers; Ravens' complacency
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explores the NFL's hottest offensive system heading into the 2020 season. Plus, the top five receivers in the NFL, an examination of the Ravens' surprising problem and more.Read More