2023 NFL All-Breakout Team, Defense: Jaycee Horn and Derrick Brown poised to make noise in Carolina
Which up-and-coming defensive players are poised for stardom in the 2023 NFL season? Bucky Brooks spotlights 11 names to know on his All-Breakout Team. Do the Eagles have ANOTHER young stud? Which NFC South franchise boasts two selections?
2023 NFL All-Breakout Team, Offense: Kenny Pickett and George Pickens give Steelers bright future
Which up-and-coming offensive players are poised for stardom in the 2023 NFL season? Bucky Brooks spotlights 11 names to know on his All-Breakout Team -- and one storied franchise boasts a pair of selections.
Confidence rankings on nine quarterbacks in make-or-break year: Jared Goff, Jimmy Garoppolo to shine
For nine quarterbacks, the 2023 NFL season figures to be a critical hinge point in their respective careers. Who will ball out? Who will flounder? Bucky Brooks provides confidence rankings on make-or-break signal-callers.
2023 NFL Draft: Indianapolis Colts assembled the freakiest class; five picks that took me by surprise
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explores the freakiest team haul from the 2023 NFL Draft. Plus, what's with the Eagles' obsession with Georgia products? And which five picks took everyone by surprise?
2023 NFL Draft: All-Pros, Pro Bowlers and overachievers in this class
Bucky Brooks sorts the 2023 NFL Draft class into All-Pros and Pro Bowlers. Where do C.J. Stroud and Tyree Wilson land? Plus, five prospects who can outperform their draft position.
Five potential trade fits for Devin White; why Hendon Hooker is the third-best QB in the 2023 NFL Draft
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks provides five potential trade fits for Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Devin White. Plus, one of the hottest names in the 2023 NFL Draft class.
2023 NFL Draft: Will Levis, Emmanuel Forbes, Jordan Addison among this class' most polarizing prospects
The pre-draft process is a beauty pageant, and when it comes to NFL prospects, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. With that in mind, Bucky Brooks spotlights 10 of the most polarizing players in the 2023 NFL Draft class.
Jalen Hurts' forthcoming megadeal underscores Eagles' brilliance; Julian Love reshapes Seahawks' D
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks studies one organization's spectacular work at the game's most important position. Plus, an overlooked signing that could completely revitalize a once-proud defense.
Bears, Lions pushing to take over NFC North; how Patrick Peterson, Stephon Gilmore defy Father Time
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks examines one NFC division that could see some major reshuffling in 2023. Plus, how two veteran cornerbacks have aged so well.
2023 NFL free agency: Don't overlook these signings
In the whirlwind of the free agency frenzy, a significant number of potentially impactful pickups get lost in the shuffle. Not today! Bucky Brooks spotlights 10 intriguing signings you should NOT overlook.
Anthony Richardson tops combine standouts to re-examine; thoughts on Panthers acquiring No. 1 pick
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks spotlights five combine standouts who forced him back to the tape. Plus, thoughts on the Panthers acquiring the No. 1 overall pick and a blockbuster acquisition everyone forgot about.
2023 NFL Scouting Combine: Quentin Johnston, Kelee Ringo among 10 prospects I can't wait to see
More than 300 draft hopefuls are heading to Indianapolis, looking to put on a show at the 2023 NFL Scouting Combine. Our resident scout, Bucky Brooks, spotlights 10 prospects he can't wait to see.
NFL's eight biggest Super Bowl windows right now? Chiefs, Eagles and Bengals top list; Bills at No. 7
With the 2022 NFL campaign in the books, it's time to look forward to next season -- and beyond. Who currently has the biggest Super Bowl window? Bucky Brooks provides his ranking of the top eight contenders for the next few Lombardi Trophies.
Super Bowl LVII's top 10 game-planning nightmares: How do you cover Travis Kelce? Stop A.J. Brown?
Can the Eagles stop Travis Kelce? Block Chris Jones? Will the Chiefs be able to contain A.J. Brown? Bucky Brooks ranks Super Bowl LVII's top 10 game-planning nightmares, providing mitigation ideas for each.
NFL Championship Sunday unit ranking: Top offense? Most imposing defense? Plus, 5 draft steals to watch
Just four teams remain in the NFL playoffs. How do they stack up against each other on each side of the ball? Bucky Brooks ranks the units, 1-8. Plus, five draft steals to watch on Championship Sunday.
Who needs a Super Bowl LVII win the MOST? My picks for all eight Divisional Round teams
Eight teams remain alive in the race for the ring. Obviously, each member of every organization would cherish a Super Bowl LVII triumph, but who needs it the MOST? Bucky Brooks has picks for each team.
NFL playoffs: One X-factor for each of the 14 teams
The star power in the NFL postseason makes the tournament must-see TV, but these games are routinely decided by lesser-known playmakers who rise to the moment. With that in mind, Bucky Brooks spotlights one X-factor for each of the 14 playoff teams.
New year, new team? Derek Carr, Zach Wilson among seven NFL players who could use a fresh start in 2023
New year ... new team? As we head into 2023, Bucky Brooks spotlights seven players across the NFL who could use a fresh start with a different organization, including a pair of high-profile quarterbacks.
Ranking the top five rookie classes of the 2022 NFL season: Jets, Seahawks shine bright
Bucky Brooks breaks down the top five rookie classes of the 2022 NFL season. Does any crop of newbies top the Jets' stellar set? Can Tariq Woolen help lead Seattle on a future title push?
Three potential best fits for Tom Brady in 2023; examining Steve Wilks' success in Carolina
Bucky Brooks eyes three potential best fits for Tom Brady in 2023, including locations with familiar faces. Plus, what's behind Steve Wilks' success in Carolina and examining a pass-rushing duo on the rise.
Biggest threat to Bengals' AFC title defense: Bills, Chiefs or Dolphins? Why is Derrick Henry slumping?
Cincinnati's rounding into form once again. So, who is the biggest threat to the Bengals' AFC title defense? Bucky Brooks ranks the top three contenders. Plus, what's wrong with Derrick Henry?
2020 QB class showing all-time potential in Year 3; San Francisco 49ers have frightening upside
With Joe Burrow, Tua Tagovailoa, Justin Herbert and Jalen Hurts all thriving in Year 3, Bucky Brooks says the 2020 QB class has all-time potential. How do the four signal-callers stack up against each other? Let's rank 'em! Plus, the scariest team in the NFL right now.
Chris Jones surpassing Aaron Donald as NFL's top DT; the savvy of Mike Vrabel and Howie Roseman
Has Chris Jones surpassed Aaron Donald as the NFL's best defensive tackle? Bucky Brooks provides his thoughts in this edition of the Scout's Notebook. Plus, the brilliance of Titans head coach Mike Vrabel and Eagles general manager Howie Roseman.