SackSEER 2015 - Nathan Forster
This year, there is considerable uncertainty concerning who will be the first edge rusher selected in the NFL draft. Randy Gregory, Dante Fowler Jr., Shane Ray, or Vic Beasley could each conceivably hear his name called before any of his peers. SackSEER, however, sees this class as night and day: it thinks two of the four are excellent prospects, and the other two are highly likely to become busts. Here's a look at how SackSEER judges the edge rushers among the 2015 NFL Draft's top prospects, plus a look at our top sleepers.
Futures: Florida DE/OLB Dante Fowler - Matt Waldman
Fowler is one hell of an athlete. You're dead-on to tout that this 6-foot-3, 261-pound man ran a 4.6-second 40 "with all the lights and cameras focused on him," at the combine. Listen to Kenny Bell describe the combine with its long, crammed days, late nights, and early mornings, and you'll realize that Indy is the least workout-friendly environment of the pre-draft events. No doubt that Fowler's 40 time and closing speed on the field should induce guffawing.
Which RB best fits the San Diego Chargers -- Gordon or Gurley? - Eric Williams
So which one is the better fit -- Gordon or Gurley? We take a closer look here, evaluating them on five specific traits important to a productive running back in the NFL.
Chargers give local prospects a look - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
But in standard fashion, the participants feature not only draft-eligible San Diego State and University of San Diego athletes but former prep players from the area. They include Montana running back Travon Van (Helix), California guard Alex Crosthwaite (Cathedral Catholic), Colorado State-Pueblo quarterback Chris Bonner (Clairemont) and Fresno State linebacker Karl Mickelson (Morse), sources said.
Chargers stadium daily update - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
Using potential relocation to L.A. as a spur, the NFL seems to have created pressure on city officials in St. Louis, San Diego and Los Angeles to move faster in coming up with support for new stadiums. Deadlines can help bring clarity to any endeavor, but in the rush to satisfy the NFL, cities risk making mistakes that may loom large later.