Tag: nfl draft

Final Zone Reads Big Board

At last. I will try to add a breakdown by each position, too. One thing I want to point out is that toward the end, we start dealing with issues of confidence. You may like some of the players in my 6th-round / 7th-round tiers better than I do. That’s okay– in many of these […]

Dueling Mock II: Three Rounds, 3/10

We did it again. Another mock draft, taking into account the Combine and the first wave of free agent signings. Haven’t been posting in a while due to other life obligations, but if you follow Zone Reads on Twitter (@zonereads, naturally) you can get a good handle on what we’re up to these days. Without further […]

The Chart of Picks By Team Is Complete

Now, you can view every pick your team made, along with our grade of the player, in one handy spreadsheet. Don’t lose too much heart if we have a “N/A” grade next to your player. It simply means we didn’t have the chance to evaluate the player properly. Some of those players we’ve heard of; […]

Explaining some changes on our Big Board

This will most likely be the last update on our Big Board before the draft (unless something drastic happens before then– discovering a heretofore unknown prospect, or a major piece of news lowering someone’s stock, for example). As such, I feel fairly comfortable with the final decisions we’ve made. Thus, I’d like to explain the […]

Zone Reads Twitter Mock

Last night, vix and I mocked the first two rounds of the draft on Twitter, alternating picks. As a bonus for website readers and forum viewers, we did a third round privately. Here’s the thread with the picks and discussion. Feel free to discuss either here or there. If you’d like to see the Twitter […]

The Mountain: Carl Davis

The most consistent thing I hear about Iowa defensive tackle Carl Davis is that his tape is inconsistent. Now, I am not calling these draft experts liars; they have more game tapes to watch and more knowledge of the game than myself. I can only go off of what I see, but what I see […]

Hindsight: NFC West Offseason Grades

Finishing up the NFC West grades, I’ll address the offseason performance of the top teams in the NFL’s most competitive division. Before I start, I’ll take a minute to comment on the year-long suspension of Cardinals ILB Daryl Washington. When on the field, he is one of the best players in the league at his […]

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