Justin Herbert’s rapid rise reminds us that evaluating QB prospects is absolutely futile

If I were to put together a list of the quarterbacks I’d most like to build around, Justin Herbert might crack the top-five. I’m saying that now, but four months ago, I thought the guy was legitimately bad at football. My point is, I’m an idiot. But I’m not alone. When it comes to evaluating […]

Why Football Outsiders projects Broncos to win seven games in 2020

Almost every year, SB Nation partners with Football Outsiders to discuss the data in their annual and we get to dive in and look at their information specific to each of the teams we cover. The Denver Broncos section was written by Mike Tanier. We asked Football Outsiders some questions about that Broncos chapter in the Football Outsiders […]

K.J. Hamler is the Discount Henry Ruggs

The Broncos are all in on second-year quarterback Drew Lock. Denver’s front office has revamped their offense this offseason with the acquisition of Melvin Gordon in free agency and the selection of Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy with the 15th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Lock is also surrounded by receiver Courtland Sutton, tight end Noah Fant, and running back Phillip Lindsay. Jeudy’s […]

The Kansas City Chiefs Can Cover And The Defense Is Dangerous

Last year, the Kansas City Chiefs had the league’s best offense but the team was undone by a defense that couldn’t get a stop. That led to an overhaul of the Kansas City defensive structure. Defensive coordinator Bob Sutton was replaced by Steve Spagnuolo and a number of additions were made on that side of […]

Derek Carr is getting too much credit for the Raiders’ offensive success (again)

We spent the last two years laughing at Jon Gruden seemingly stumble his way through the task of rebuilding a Raiders team that crashed back down to earth after a brief resurgence led to a playoff appearance in 2016. For at least a moment, the jokes will have to stop. After an exhilarating 31-24 win […]

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