RB devaluation: Why teams won’t pay for the difference between good and great Bucky Brooks explains the devaluation of running backs and why teams view the difference between good and great as not worth the price tag.
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Nick Bosa, Tyreek Hill among NFL stars who should have made Madden 99 Club Bucky Brooks has no quibble with those who made this year's Madden 99 Club. But the former NFL scout presents several more who belong.
Joe Burrow, Nick Bosa, Justin Jefferson headline list of must-sign NFL players As the deadline to extend franchise-tagged players looms, Bucky Brooks identifies the five most essential NFL players to sign long-term.
'Hard Knocks' life: What opening camp to cameras means for players, teams With the Jets expected to be the focus of "Hard Knocks" this summer, Bucky Brooks breaks down the pros and cons of having cameras in camp.
What NFL players and coaches do on their summer vacation The four weeks from mid-June to mid-July give football people a chance to catch their breath after a whirlwind ride. So what do they do?
Justin Fields, Kadarius Toney, Nakobe Dean top early breakout candidates for 2023 Former NFL scout Bucky Brooks identifies his "hype bunnies," breakout candidates for 2023 based on the buzz surrounding them this offseason.
Why practice is everything in the NFL — and OTAs aren't just for rookies Former NFLer Bucky Brooks explains why every rep counts and how players forge strong bonds with teammates during the offseason program.
Packers QB Jordan Love tops list of players who must shine at OTAs, minicamps Bucky Brooks identifies the NFL players with the most on the line in OTAs and minicamps over the next month.
Five reasons why first impressions are so important at NFL rookie minicamps Despite executives and coaches downplaying the importance, first impressions play a big role in how teams view rookies and make plans.
NFL schedule release: Five key factors that players and coaches look for As the 2023 schedule is released, starting with the Chiefs on Sept. 7, Bucky Brooks reveals what's most important to players and coaches.
Five teams that must 'win the draft' this weekend Headed into the 2023 NFL Draft, Bucky Brooks identifies the five teams with the most on the line this weekend.
The five tasks every team must complete in final days before 2023 NFL Draft Bucky Brooks reveals what every NFL team is doing in the days before the draft, from staging internal mocks to setting up potential trades.
Bryce Young's game rises above his frame, making him worthy of No. 1 pick Former NFL scout Bucky Brooks breaks down what makes Alabama QB Bryce Young stand out above some of his bigger draft competition.
Hendon Hooker's draft grades are all over the board. Is he legit or not? Former NFL scout Bucky Brooks argues that seasoned evaluators have been high on the Vols QB ever since he started torching SEC competition.
Niners all but named Brock Purdy their 2023 starting QB. Is that a good move? The 49ers appear all-in on Brock Purdy over Trey Lance. Bucky Brooks explains why that exemplifies their "best players play" approach.
C.J. Stroud vs. Bryce Young: Who shined the brightest at his pro day? Bucky Brooks breaks down the pro days of C.J. Stroud and Bryce Young and makes his pick on which QB he would select at No. 1.
Bears lead list of top five teams winning NFL offseason so far Bucky Brooks picks five teams winning the offseason, starting with the Bears, who traded the No. 1 draft pick and went big in free agency.
Anthony Richardson tops list of five most intriguing prospects to watch at pro days Heading into pro days, Bucky Brooks identifies five must-watch prospects after they turned heads and opened eyes at the NFL Combine.
NFLPA report cards show link between player-friendly coaches and winning The NFLPA released report cards on all 32 NFL teams. One interesting trend: Coaches who respected their players' time and were willing to co...
2023 NFL Combine: What scouts watch for, who to watch this year Former NFL player and scout Bucky Brooks breaks down what league execs look for at the combine and offers five prospects to watch this year.
NFL's 5 best 2023 coaching hires: From Sean Payton to Steve Wilks With the NFL's coaching carousel slowing down, we look at the five best head-coach and coordinator hires of the 2023 cycle.