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Risers and Fallers in Danny Kelly’s NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Plus, breaking down the quarterback market after the Carson Wentz trade

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The Post–Russell Wilson Trade Mock Draft

Seattle is suddenly in the market for a quarterback. How will that shape the first round of the 2022 NFL draft?

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Why the Calvin Ridley Suspension Was Fair and Necessary. Plus, Danny Kanell on NFL Draft QB Prospects.

Russillo shares his thoughts on the news of wide receiver Calvin Ridley receiving a one-year suspension for betting on NFL games during the 2021 season

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The 2022 NFL Combine Awards

Plus, the guys answer listener questions and play Two Jargons, One Lie

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The Top 50 Prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft

The NFL combine has come and gone. How has a week of testing and interviews in Indianapolis affected our Big Board?

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QB and WR Combine Standouts

Plus, the guys get into where Amari Cooper could end up if he parts ways with Dallas, the players who disappointed at the combine, and using context to judge the results of the combine

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Will Kenny Pickett’s Tiny Hands Affect His Draft Standing? Let’s Look at the History.

On Thursday, Pickett’s hand size went from unknown to meme when he measured 8.5 inches. Now the question is how this will change his prospect standing—and whether he can make tiny-hands history in the NFL.

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The QB Trade Market Rests in Kenny Pickett’s Tiny Hands

The guys share their thoughts from the NFL combine

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What We Learned From the Combine

The hosts discuss Kirk Cousins, Kyler Murray, Carson Wentz, and what the offseason quarterback carousel could look like

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The NFL Combine Is Dumb. Here’s Why It’s Great.

Plus, answering a listener question and playing America’s favorite new game, Two Draft Jargons, One Lie

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The NFL Offseason QB Pod, Including Free Agency, the Draft, and Development

Ryen also talks about Deshaun Watson’s return to the NFL and closes out the show with another edition of Life Advice

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50 Shades of Wide Receiver Prospects

The hosts break down each receiver’s strengths and weaknesses and then compare them to NFL players on a scale of 1-50

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The Ringer’s 2022 NFL Mock Draft, 1.0

Alabama’s Evan Neal is rising up draft boards—could a tackle be the top pick for the first time since 2013? And where will quarterbacks like Malik Willis, Kenny Pickett, and Matt Corral land?

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Talking NFL Prospects at Prospect Park: Quarterback Pros and Cons

What better place to break down the top prospects of the 2022 NFL draft than L.A.’s Prospect Park?

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Who Is the No. 1 Pick in the Draft?

The crew breaks down the complicated debate for the first pick in April’s NFL draft, and explain why there’s no consensus top player this year

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The Top 32 Players in the 2022 NFL Draft

Should Kayvon Thibodeaux or Aidan Hutchinson—or someone else—be the no. 1 pick? Which quarterback will rise to the top of the class? Welcome to draft season.

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Could the Bad QB Draft Class Actually Be Good?

Each week, Danny Kelly and Ben Solak will guide Heifetz and Craig through the world of the NFL draft

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Spencer Rattler Had All the Hype. Then Caleb Williams Rewrote History.

Quarterback changes happen in college football all the time. The rise of Oklahoma’s freshman phenom is different.

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The Punter That Was Promised Has Arrived

San Diego State’s Matt Araiza is having the greatest punting season in college football history. He’s also redefining how valuable punters can really be.

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Six College QBs Who Could Save This NFL Draft Class

After Spencer Rattler’s benching in Oklahoma, this QB class lacks a star passer. But the draft process is long—and there are a number of talented players who could rise up big boards over the next six months.

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Kayvon Thibodeaux Is More Than Just the NFL’s Next Superstar Pass Rusher

The elite defensive lineman spurned SEC schools to join Oregon; is one of the first players to profit off his name, image, and likeness; and could be the no. 1 pick in the 2022 NFL draft. Now, he could even lead the no. 3 Ducks back to the College Football Playoff.

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What’s More Important in NFL Quarterback Development: Nature or Nurture?

Highly drafted quarterbacks are often seen as saving graces in the NFL. But many of the league’s most successful passers weren’t taken all that high, or didn’t start right away. So what matters more for long-term success: a QB’s talent level or their situation?

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The Votes of Confidence Teams Gave Their Vets in the NFL Draft

Some teams that were expected to upgrade specific position groups surprisingly declined to do so. From Jared Goff to Myles Gaskin, here are the players who can breathe a sigh of relief after the draft.

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The 14 NFL Rookies With the Most Fantasy Football Potential in 2021

It’s hard to pick first-year breakouts during the season, let alone just days after the draft. But some talented college stars landed on teams that could put them to work right away.

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Rookie Rankings and Post-Draft Winners and Losers

Danny, Danny, and Craig rank the rookies based on their outlooks for the 2021 fantasy season before discussing the biggest fantasy winners and losers from the NFL draft

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Daniel Jeremiah on the Most Interesting NFL Draft Stories, Plus Jokic Is (Uniquely) the MVP

Ryen talks with Daniel about Jaylen Waddle vs. DeVonta Smith, first-round QBs, most trustworthy front offices in evaluating positional talent, stories from the war room, and more

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The Late-Round NFL Rookies Who Could Make an Instant Impact

Players at the top of the draft get all the attention, but some less-heralded prospects could be in line to break out this season

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Five Biggest Things We Learned From the NFL Draft

Plus: Claire McNear takes us through what to make of Aaron Rodgers guest hosting ‘Jeopardy!’

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The Eight Biggest Questions Coming Out of the 2021 NFL Draft

Now that the draft is behind us, it’s time to look ahead at the questions that will define this NFL offseason, like will Julio Jones be on the Falcons this season, and what in the world will happen between Aaron Rodgers and the Packers?

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NFL Draft Recap With Mike Renner and Zach Wilson’s College Coach Kalani Sitake

Plus, Mets drama, a Yankees resurgence, and the Nets lose to the Bucks

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2021 NFL Draft Awards

‘The Ringer Fantasy Football Show’ hosts Danny Heifetz and Danny Kelly give out NFL draft awards, such as the best draft award and the smokescreen award

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The Ringer’s 2021 NFL Draft Team Grades

All seven rounds and 259 picks are in the books. Now it’s time to decide who came out on top. Here are the grades for all 32 teams, from the good to the bad to everything in between.