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The QB blind stats quiz: Can you spot the NFL bust?

Think you can pick out the best quarterback using only his college stats? Prove it. Then see how each QB compares to a 2018 draft prospect.

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McShay: Strengths and weaknesses of the NFL draft's top QBs

It's a stacked class, but every quarterback has his shortcomings. Todd McShay breaks down what the top five have going for and against them, plus what he's hearing about QB-needy teams.

Barnwell: Why drafting a QB is often a disaster ... and what that means for 2018

Josh Allen, Baker Mayfield or Lamar Jackson? It's not easy. History tells us evaluating quarterbacks is a crapshoot.

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Gauging NFL draft's top six picks: Barkley, Mayfield trending up

With the NFL draft just days away, which way are teams at the top of the first round leaning on the elite prospects? We've got some ideas.

New episode: Follow six NFL hopefuls as they prepare for the upcoming draft.

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McShay's draft buzz: Everything I'm hearing on top prospects

Is Josh Allen still the favorite to go No. 1 overall? Where will Lamar Jackson end up? Todd McShay details the latest from his sources inside the league.

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NFL draft predictions for all 32 teams: Who's trading up, more

Will the Browns deal the No. 1 pick? Which teams will move up for a QB? NFL Nation reporters make one prediction for every team.

NFL draft Herbies: Kirk's best of the best in 2018

Kirk Herbstreit watched and studied this class all college football season. Here are his picks for best players, Day 2 steals and more.

Kiper's Top 300 NFL draft Big Board and position rankings

Mel Kiper ranks the top 300 prospects in this class, then runs through each position to tally up more than 700 players.

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Darnold critiques play ahead of draft.

Sam Darnold joins GetUp! and breaks down his college career with Damien Woody as the NFL draft draws closer.

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DRAFT TALK

Which top-5 pick is most likely to be traded?

Mel Kiper says the Broncos would be most likely to trade down in the draft with the Bills as a potential partner.

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Best of NFL Nation

Packers' GM 'welcomes' talks with Aaron Rodgers, Packers' players

Green Bay general manager Brian Gutekunst said "nobody has voiced any frustrations to me" and said he's willing to listen to opinions from players and coaches.

Why Bradley Chubb shouldn't be discounted at No. 2 for Giants

Teams at the top of the draft have several possibilities for landing a quarterback. For those seeking an elite pass-rusher, there's only one option.

Broncos have drafted better when they get defensive

In John Elway's seven drafts with Denver, early-round picks have been evenly divided between offense and defense. The success rate of those picks has not been so even.

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Legwold: My ranking of top 100 NFL draft prospects

Who are the top 100 prospects in the NFL draft? Longtime draft guru Jeff Legwold nailed 84 of 100 in 2017. How will he do in 2018?

McShay: Top five NFL draft needs for all 32 teams

Which holes will each team be trying to fill during the 2018 NFL draft? Todd McShay takes a close look at where all 32 franchises still need to improve.

Kiper's favorite draft prospects at every position

Mel Kiper picks the prospects he likes most and adds round projections for each.

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Kiper builds Browns' perfect 2018 draft: Mocking all 9 picks

Let's go, Cleveland. Time to go from 0-16 to ... a few wins. Mel Kiper goes through every Browns pick to create an A-plus draft.

Pairing up: Browns' possible combinations with first, fourth picks

The Browns' two first-round picks should be key pieces of the team for years to come. Which players are they most likely to select?

Franchise QB or bust? Making sense of Josh Allen, draft enigma

Rocket arm. Freakish talent. The Wyoming quarterback could be a superstar. But Allen has flaws that stand out from the usual top draft pick.

2018 NFL Schedule Release

Record predictions, analysis for all 32 teams

The full schedule is out, and Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady will meet in Week 9, just the second time they've faced off. We've got predictions for every game.

NFL schedule winners and losers: Why Steelers should be happy

The Steelers could have the AFC North wrapped up by midseason. Plus: How Ed Sheeran influenced eight different games and more.

Five games to watch from the 2018 NFL schedule.

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Woodson predicts Eagles' record.

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Pats get Texans Week 1.

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Woodson predicts hot start for Steelers.

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Jackson's draft journey

Lamar Jackson could change the NFL - if he gets the chance

The Heisman winner's future in the league won't just depend on whether he's ready, it'll depend on whether the NFL is.

Ranking best NFL fits for Lamar Jackson

The 2016 Heisman winner has rare athleticism. Which team could get the most out of the QB's skill set?

New episode: Follow six NFL hopefuls as they prepare for the upcoming draft.

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BEST BACKS

How Saquon Barkley grades vs. elite running backs

Saquon Barkley is the best running back prospect since ...? Here's where Todd McShay grades him vs. Adrian Peterson, Ezekiel Elliott and other first-round RBs since 2007.

Projections for the draft's top RBs

We know Saquon Barkley is a great prospect. Just how great? Using Football Outsiders' BackCAST, we project the top of the new class of backs.

The legend of Saquon Barkley was born long before Penn State

The NFL draft's top RB was a superstar long before Penn State in a tiny town still big enough to turn out a crowd almost double its size to honor him.

NFL DRAFT

10 late-round draft sleepers who could be steals

Every year, Day 3 picks make an impact as NFL rookies. Which prospects are the best candidates in 2018?

The best undrafted players in every team's history

Antonio Gates. Kurt Warner. James Harrison. NFL Nation reporters identify the players who went from under-the-radar prospects to franchise leaders.

Draft trade talk

Three draft prospects to target for all 32 NFL teams

Which are the best team fits for Josh Allen and Baker Mayfield? We're running through the Day 1, 2 and 3 prospects who make sense for every team.

Barnwell’s All-Trades Mock Draft: Wild deals for 32 NFL teams

Picture Odell Beckham Jr. or Le'Veon Bell in a Patriots uniform. Yeah, Bill Barnwell's getting weird with trades at every first-round slot.

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