Monday, October 23, 2017

Dak Prescott drafted by Dallas in Fourth Round

Dak Prescott became the highest drafted Mississippi State quarterback in modern NFL Draft history when the Dallas Cowboys called his name in the fourth round with the No. 135 overall pick on Saturday afternoon. Prescott, who was watching the draft...

Marshawn Lynch is Back (except that he’s definitely not)

Marshawn Lynch is not coming back. No matter how much bad reporting you are hearing right now, Marshawn is retired, and he's not returning to the team. I know it and you know it. His (hall of fame?) career...

Bucs Draft Options at the Wide Receiver Position

The injury to Vincent Jackson was a serious blow the wide receiver core. Not just his paly, but also from his leadership. During his years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers he was nothing short of a model citizen, and...

Vance Joseph, HC

By Marc Mandell Well folks, the Denver Broncos head coaching search came to a close on Wednesday afternoon. The Broncos hired, the now former defensive coordinator for the Miami Dolphins, Vance Joseph! I'm sure you have all heard the news,...

Jacob Coker signs with Arizona Cardinals as Undrafted Free Agent

Alabama QB Jacob Coker has signed an undrafted free agent deal with the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals were rumored to be in the market for a QB in the NFL Draft but opted to not select one after having...

Dear Kubiak

Dear Mr. Kubiak. Since I knew what football was, I was a Bronco fan. Since I knew what a coach was, you were one of them. Since I have began my love of the game, you have been a part...

Dolphins take on Bengals on TNF

After escaping the Browns game with a victory, the Miami Dolphins will look to build some momentum on a short week. It won't be easy though, because they have to go to Cincinnati  and beat the Bengals who are...

Dirk Koetter and the Bucs Run Game

Offensives that find any level of success must run the football effectively. The NFL has become more pass first, run second in both their style, philosophy, and play calling. As teams throughout the NFL have learned, the running back...

Titans Rookie Mini Camp Tryouts Underway

Rookie mini camp is underway in Nashville for the Titans. In addition to the draft picks such as Jack Conklin and Derrick Henry there are twenty players who have been invited to try out this weekend. Each NFL team...

Chargers sign 20 Undrafted Free Agents Including Arizona State QB Mike Bercovici

Teams are making their pitches to players that weren't drafted in the NFL Draft this weekend. Unlike the draft players have the ability to pick their teams and in a way it's better than being drafted since you can...

Why the NFL is Wrong About Earl Thomas

Earl Thomas is not the 66th best player in the NFL. No offense to the other players NFL.com put into their annual Top 100 Players list, but Earl Thomas is easily among the elite. Yet, as is often the...

Week 12 Game Preview: Houston Texans (6-4) vs. The San Diego Chargers (4-6)

  This Sunday, the Houston Texans will be looking to solidify a playoff spot, while the San Diego Chargers try to keep their playoff dreams alive. At 6-4, Houston (AFC South) leads their division, but with six games left...

Grading the Houston Texans vs. The San Diego Chargers

Offense Can’t Get into a Rhythm as Chargers Shock the Texans At Home On Sunday, playing against the San Diego Chargers, the Houston Texans had a chance to make a statement to the AFC that they were playoff contenders by...

Would the Titans hit the reset button and trade Marcus Mariota to the 49ers?

The Titans just named a new team president, general manager and head coach after the 2015 season. With a 3-13 record they will have the first pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. There is a lot of speculation about...

TJ Gurley shines at South Carolina Pro Day

The University of South Carolina football program held its annual Pro Day on Wednesday. Seventeen draft-eligible former Gamecocks showcased their skills in front of scouts representing all 32 NFL teams on another beautiful morning in the Palmetto State. The event...

Raidahhh Week!

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w Twitter 360Sports Review https://twitter.com/NFLon77/status/793446035683147776 Is this the biggest game that the Raiders have had in decade? I believe the answer to that question is yes. Irrelevancy and hopelessness have been the names of the game for our AFC West siblings since...

Ben Madon Invited to Raiders to Rookie Mini Camp

Ben Madon will get a chance to play in the NFL but will have to take the tough route after not getting drafted last week. The former EKU tight end from Pineville, Kentucky, accepted a rookie minicamp tryout invitation...

Could Derrick Henry replace Marshawn Lynch in Seattle?

Ezekiel Elliott is projected to be the only running back drafted in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft by most draft experts but Marshawn Lynch's retirement in Seattle may have cracked the door for Derrick Henry. The...

Patriots secondary gets thinner after cutting veteran DB Leonard Johnson

New England released backup defensive back Leonard Johnson earlier this week. Johnson was signed by the Patriots after being released by Tampa in December. Johnson started three games late in the season but did not play in the playoffs...

Your 2016 Undrafted Seahawks Primer part 1 – Trevone Boykin

Doug Baldwin. Michael Bennet. Jermaine Kearse. Thomas Rawls. These guys, and 20 others, formed the backbone of the Seahawks roster in 2015. Everyone one of these players went undrafted. Every one of these players earned a spot on the...

Bludgeoned in the Black Hole

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 360Sports Review on Facebook. Great Knights of Columbus! That was a catastrophic meltdown by Denver, and a perfectly executed game by Oakland. What did you see on Sunday Night Football? I saw an Oakland Raider team that straight clocked...

Seattle Seahawks 2016 Runningback Preview

For the first time in a long time the Seahawks enter a season with a lot of questions at the running back position. Marshawn Lynch has retired. Thomas Rawls is recovering from a severe ankle injury. General Manager John...

Free Agency, The Ravens 3 W’s

Baltimore has been one of the more active teams in free agency. There are three teams who have added five free agents (this does not include resigning players). There are six teams that have added four free agents. The...

Is Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Tony Romo a Hall of Famer?

Tony Romo is undoubtedly one of the top ten quarterbacks in the league, but at this point in his career is Romo a hall of famer? With the way that offenses have transcended in the NFL, the passing game...

Redskins Rookie Minicamp Preview

In preparation for Washington's rookie minicamp this weekend, let's look at the spots on the depth chart that provide the best opportunity to make the team in 2016. Injuries aside, there are nine positions that are virtually set in stone for the...

Players on the bubble for the Dolphins

Now that rookie mini camp is wrapped up, we can look at some the undrafted free agents who were signed to camp to that may make the team. Here are all the undrafted players who were picked up by...

Your 2016 Seahawks Post Cut Down Analysis

Wow! That’s all I can say after the Seahawks trim down to the initial 53 man roster. You can read the full roster here (and about a thousand other places). I don’t want to talk about the players on...

Defensive Coordinator and the Bucs Defense

It seems that Buccaneers defensive coordinator Mike Smith is now starting to make his mark with the defensive setup. Prior to Smith becoming the defensive coordinator in Tampa he was the Atlanta Falcons head coach 2008 – 2014, Jacksonville...

WE SPIN THE WHEEL AND LOSE AGAIN

Curse you, NFL Draft! Why can you not make Atlanta's picks for them!? Why do you torture them so?! Why are they taking their second round option and paying him round 1 money? Why do the Falcons rely on...

Buffalo Bills GM likes Glenn Gronkowski

Kansas State fullback Glenn Gronkowski has caught the eye of the Buffalo Bills. Bills GM Doug Whaley was in Mobile, AL last week for the Senior Bowl and noticed "Baby Gronk" practicing for the North Team last week. According to...

Game Preview: The Houston Texans (6-5) vs. The Green Bay Packers (5-6)

This coming Sunday, the Houston Texans look to have a strong start in the last leg of the season with a possible win over the Green Bay Packers. The Texans are coming off a tough loss in week 12...

Grading the Houston Texans vs. The Green Bay Packers

On Sunday, the Houston Texans were forced to fight a war on two fronts; against the Green Bay Packers and the treacherous snow. While the Houston defense was able to hold the Green Bay offense to just 7 points...

Colts–Where Draft focus should be.

There are many hopeful fans out there (myself included) who believe THIS will be the year their beloved "blue and white" will solidify the struggling offensive line. From the outside, it appears that if they can get that unit cleaned...

Seattle Seahawks 2016 Quarterbacks Preview

  Outside of death, taxes, and Pete Carroll's Khakis, few things have been more certain over the last few years than the Seattle Seahawk’s quarterback situation. Russell Wilson, a star who has started every game since coming into the league...

Week 15 Preview: Houston Texans vs. The Jacksonville Jaguars

In this division matchup, the Houston Texans look to add to their win total and cement there slot in the playoff race. They are coming off a thriller in Indianapolis where they managed to beat the Colts and continue...

Head Coach Hire

By Marc Mandell   @Mandell_W on Twitter/360Sports Review on Facebook I'm sure that most of us have an idea of who John Elway is looking to hire as a replacement for Gary Kubiak. The list is; Kyle Shanahan, Vance Joseph,...

#FlashbackFriday–IND’s Recent Draft Busts

The people of Indianapolis, and Colts fans worldwide have been very fortunate to have had a front office that has seemed to make all the right decisions.... Well for the most part. We could go on all day about the...

Caleb Azubike Signs Undrafted Free Agent Deal with Cowboys

Vanderbilt defensive end Caleb Azubike has signed an undrafted free agent deal with the Cowboys. Vandy head coach Derek Mason tweeted a congratulatory message to his former player earlier this evening. Congrats to Caleb Azubike @VandyKid_55 on signing a F.A....

Dolphins take WKU QB Brandon Doughty in Seventh Round of 2016 NFL Draft

With the 223rd pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins selected a former WKU quarterback Brandon Doughty, a hometown product, in the seventh round on Saturday. Doughty grew up playing football in Davie, Fla., where the Dolphins practice...

The Least Publicized Alabama Prospect

What if I told you that the best offensive lineman in this year's NFL Draft was probably the least publicized in recent history? What if I told you that prospect was the smartest, most athletic offensive lineman on a SEC...

Not so easy Breesy

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 360Sports Review on Facebook https://twitter.com/mandell_w/status/796483515479130112 Scooby Drew Brees. Wiley Sean Payton. A high powered offense and another bottom of the barrel defense. This is the team that our Denver Broncos have to do battle with on Sunday....

Taylor Decker, Jack Conklin and Ronnie Stanley look appealing to Seahawks in 2016 Draft

Russell Okung looks to be on his way out of Seattle after emailing teams this week letting them know he is a free agent. Okung serves as his own manager and that explains why no one told him that...

Grading Osweiler’s performance vs. The San Diego Chargers

On Sunday, the Houston Texans faced a San Diego Charger defense that ranked near the bottom of the league when it came to defending the pass. This was very good opportunity for Brock Osweiler to continue his success from...

Sophomore Stars

Under GM John Schneider and Head Coach Pete Carroll the Seahawks have made it their mission to build their team through the draft. In all rounds of the draft they’ve managed to uncover talent that is core to the...

Saints sign DJ Pettway, De’Vante Harris and others as undrafted free agents

Now that the NFL Draft is over players that were not drafted have been scrambling to find the right fit. The Saints have been very active and signed some notable players in the SEC such as Bama's DJ Pettway...

Can Broncos Kick Jags?

By Marc Mandell The Denver Broncos are heading to sunny, warm Jacksonville for a match-up with the Jaguars. Only 5 games left in the season, so the time for shenanigans is kaput! No more spoon full of sugar. This medicine...

Lions will likely get a 3rd round Compensatory Draft Pick for losing Ndamukong Suh...

Although there is a dark cloud hanging over Detroit with Megatron's pending retirement it's not all gloom and doom for the Lions in the offseason. Unfortunately if Calvin Johnson decides to walk away from the team they will be...

Will Broncos draft a QB in 2016 NFL Draft?

The Broncos have two big question marks at QB once the Super Bowl is over. Brock Osweiler will be a free agent and Peyton Manning could retire. With all of the uncertainty Denver will be keeping their eyes on...

Your 2016 Undrafted Seahawks Primer part 2 – George Fant

Doug Baldwin. Michael Bennet. Jermaine Kearse. Thomas Rawls. These guys, and 20 others, formed the backbone of the Seahawks roster in 2015. Everyone one of these players went undrafted. Every one of these players earned a spot on the...

The 7 Worst Redskins Draft Selections of the Modern Era

A week removed from the 2016 NFL draft and a week away from the team's lone NFL sanctioned rookie minicamp-- let's take a look at the seven worst Redskins draft picks over the last 3 decades. A cautionary tale if you...