The Atlanta Falcons have drafted Desmond Trufant with the 22nd overall pick. Trufant is set to join brothers, and fellow cornerbacks, Marcus and Isaiah in the NFL after spending four years at Washington. Despite posting respectable numbers in every season, it wasn’t until his strong showing at the Senior Bowl and combine that Trufant’s stock really [...]
The Buffalo Bills select E.J. Manuel with the 16th overall pick. Manuel came into the draft as one of the more interesting quarterback prospects this season in a cloudy quarterback class. At 6’5” 237 pounds, Manuel has the size that teams want in their quarterback. Add on the strong arm and the mobility to run option [...]
The Carolina Panthers took Star Lotulelei with the 14th overall pick. There were many story lines coming into this year’s draft, and Lotulelei found himself as part of one of the stranger ones in recent memory. Lotulelei returned for his senior year one of the top defensive players in this years draft class, and did nothing but further [...]
The New York Jets have selected Sheldon Richardson with the 13th overall pick. Richardson immediately burst onto the scene after joining Missouri for his junior year. With 37 tackles, eight for a loss, and two sacks, 2011 went about as well as anyone could have hoped for Richardson. But it didn’t end there, as Richardson came [...]
Jeff Ratcliffe checks in on the Eagles’ defensive overhaul with the signings of Cary Williams and Kenny Phillips.
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the IDP implications of Pat Chung and Bradley Fletcher signing with Philadelphia.
Jeff Ratcliffe gauges CB fantasy value using passes defensed and interceptions to gain insight into big-play upside.