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Kapadia: What the Jalen Hurts pick says about how the Eagles view Carson Wentz

The dominant topic of conversation surrounding the Eagles this week has been about whether they were wise or foolish to use a second-round pick on Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts. Below are seven thoughts on that decision, including what Howie Roseman was thinking and what the move means for the future of the franchise. I’ve heard a […]

Who Ya Got: Aaron Judge or Christian Yelich for the Rest of His MLB Career?

You’re starting an MLB franchise today (or once the COVID-19-related hiatus ends), and you have to choose between two franchise players: the New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge and the Milwaukee Brewers’ Christian Yelich. It’s an enviable decision, obviously. Both are multitalented outfielders in the midst of their primes with MVP-caliber tools. But if you’re forced […]

How A’s Matt Olson’s first base success was helped by third base time

Each A’s infielder gets a sense of confidence knowing their primary target is two-time Gold Glove Award winner first baseman Matt Olson. Before he was scooping balls from Matt Chapman and Marcus Semien, however, Olson played more third base during his earlier years in the game. He detailed how that has improved his game in […]

The top 50 players in the 2020 NFL draft class

With the 2020 NFL Draft kicking off Thursday, Touchdown Wire’s Doug Farrar and Mark Schofield collaborated to create overall reports on the 50 players they believe are the best in this draft class. Here’s a look at how the top of the crop stack up, beginning with No. 50. 50. Jordan Love, QB, Utah State […]

How to invest In Joe Burrow’s long-term fantasy potential in dynasty rookie drafts

Heisman Trophy-winning redshirt senior quarterback who goes No. 1 overall to the Cincinnati Bengals and suits up as a 24-year-old rookie after a dominant final college season in which he turned two unknown underclassmen into 1,000-yard producers: That’s Joe Burrow, right? Wrong. That’s 2003 Carson Palmer. Click here to read the rest of the article […]

The Buccaneers’ trade for Rob Gronkowski is fun but probably won’t matter. Here’s why.

Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are reuniting in Tampa Bay. A month after signing the greatest quarterback in NFL history, the Buccaneers have traded a fourth-round pick for the greatest tight end in NFL history. From the Patriots’ perspective, it’s a no-brainer move. They’re picking up an extra draft pick for a guy who was […]

“Could Be a Decent Regular” – Mike Trout’s 2011 Scouting Report from MLB The Show Aged TERRIBLY

Hopefully by now, you don’t need the rambling preamble on how good Mike Trout is at baseball. The quickest way there? He’s the best at baseball. Maybe ever. The funniest version? In Trout’s WORST MLB season, he won the AL MVP award. Enough said. But his greatness wasn’t always so obvious! For example, although Mike Trout […]

D-backs’ Top 5 shortstops: Gilbert’s take

Stephen Drew likely would have been the No. 1 pick in the 2004 MLB Draft, but because he was represented by agent Scott Boras and demanding a large signing bonus, he slipped to 15th, where the D-backs scooped him up. Drew made his big league debut during the 2006 season and became the team’s primary shortstop […]

Brandon Aiyuk is an Explosive Talent But Brings a Difficult Evaluation

The 2020 NFL Draft is creeping ever closer. Right around this time every year, the fog on the mirror starts to get wiped away ever so slightly. It helps prepare us for what might actually happen when Round 1 kicks off Thursday night. When I saw NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah put Arizona State wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk […]

The Best Players in the NFL Draft

The 2020 NFL Draft is almost here. The Green Bay Packers own the 30th pick of the first round, which will be held on Thursday, April 23. They own No. 62 of the second round and No. 94 of the third round, which will be held on Friday, April 24. And they possess No. 136 […]

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