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Speed Running Backs

“Speed Running Backs” are RB draft prospects who are physically smaller (under 210-215 pounds), and are more change of pace, or pure speed/home run hitting runners.

Alvin Kamara As a Wide Receiver…Really?

 

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As I am doing research for dynasty rookie drafts, I come across some articles and notes from local reporters on lesser-covered or off the beaten track rookies at training camps…or just nice observation notes on all the young players. I’m going to share some of them with you on players you might be interested in...

 

You probably saw the recent ESPN note that Alvin Kamara has been working out some as a wide receiver for the Saints…and the mere mention of that will send dynasty-fantasy owners of Kamara into a tizzy, and I see it already boosting his dynasty rookie draft ADP the past 24 hours.

Here’s the thing…we need to read more of the ESPN note to understand the entire situation. The headline that Kamara was working out with the wide receivers is attention getting, for sure. However, finding out that it is a ritual that Sean Payton has all pass catching RBs do, most recently Travaris Cadet…well, that angle isn’t as sexy. In reality, it’s not a new twist, a new usage specially designed for Kamara…it’s just standard operating procedure for Payton.

Here’s the entire ESPN note…

 

link: http://www.espn.com/blog/new-orleans-saints/post/_/id/26658/rookie-alvin-kamara-catching-on-as-saints-runnerreceiver

 

 

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NFL Draft 2017 Scouting Report: RB Matt Breida, Ga. Southern

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Some Tarik Cohen Talk With Video Clips

  Twitter @CFBMetrics As I am doing research for dynasty rookie drafts, I come across some articles and notes from local reporters on lesser-covered or off the beaten track rookies at training camps…or just nice observation notes on all the young players. I’m going to share some of them with you on players you might […].. Continue reading→

 

NFL Draft 2017 Scouting Report: RB Marlon Mack, So. Florida

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A Deeper Dive On 49ers’ RB Joe Williams’ Off-field Issues…

Twitter @CFBMetrics Yesterday, I published a full scouting report on the 49ers’ Joe Williams — a scouting look at Williams you won’t see/hear in the mainstream. Everything is so focused on his off-field stuff and the feel-good on overcoming it that the ON-field problem is just totally ignored…per usual by the football media who are […].. Continue reading→

 

NFL Draft 2017 Scouting Report: RB Joe Williams, Utah

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More Detail On Taywan Taylor’s Rookie Camp…

Twitter @CFBMetrics As I am doing research for dynasty rookie drafts, I come across some articles and notes from local reporters on lesser-covered or off the beaten track rookies at training camps…or just nice observation notes on all the young players. I’m going to share some of them with you on players you might be […].. Continue reading→

 

2017 Dynasty Rookie Draft Rankings Update (After Day One)…

  I am updating the board and the commentary, and will be posting a new top 30 with commentary midday Friday/today. I can tell you this…one major move up and one major move down are in the offing after last night’s festivities A few changes among the top 5 overall as well. *After each draft […].. Continue reading→

 

2017 NFL Draft ‘Speed’ Running Back Grades/Rankings (2.0)

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2017 ‘Speed’ Running Back Prospect Grades/Rankings (1.0) Posted

Twitter @ CFBMetrics The first set of prospect grades and rankings for our ‘speed’ running backs. Some of the names include… Tarik Cohen (N.C. A&T), Matt Dayes (NC State), De’Angelo Henderson (Coastal Carolina), Marlon Mack (South Florida), Jeremy McNichols (Boise State), and Taquan Mizzell (Missouri) among others. Our nationally recognized for mock draft expert Xavier Cromartie will have his latest 2017 NFL Mock Draft […].. Continue reading→

 

2017 NFL Draft ‘Speed’ Running Back Grades/Rankings (1.0)

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