Marcus mariota

Draft Board
The Big Board Is Back
The Big Board Is Back
As NFL teams begin slipping out of playoff contention, we look ahead to the rebuilding process. Here are the top 50 prospects for the 2015 draft
By Andy Staples
Going Long
Everything’s There But the Fire
Everything’s There But the Fire
He scrambles like Kaepernick, sheds tacklers like Roethlisberger and throws with preternatural precision. It all points to Oregon’s Marcus Mariota as the No. 1 pick next year and sure-fire NFL franchise QB. But does he play it too cool?
By Greg A. Bedard
Draft Board
Making Their Case
Making Their Case
A competitive two weeks on the college circuit are over, and top players on the nation's top teams are moving on my draft board—some for good, some for bad
By Andy Staples
Draft Board
Best Bets for the Bottom-Feeders
Best Bets for the Bottom-Feeders
We've got a good handle on the teams in the running for the No. 1 overall pick in next May's draft. So which top prospect best fits what those teams need?
By Andy Staples
West Coast State of Mind
The QB Carousel Will Be Dizzying in 2014
The QB Carousel Will Be Dizzying in 2014
A recent slowdown in teams changing quarterbacks from season to season certainly will not continue in 2014. Here's a look at nine teams that could be in the market for a new franchise man and whip the offseason into a full-on frenzy
By Jim Trotter
Draft Board
Competition Starting to Stiffen
Competition Starting to Stiffen
We think we have this draft's top prospects pegged, but we'll learn a lot as some in our top 50 get ready to face off against each other in coming weeks
By Andy Staples
Draft Board
Mariota Mania
Mariota Mania
I've underestimated him before, but after showing something against the legit Washington defense, it's no longer possible to ignore the surging Ducks QB
By Andy Staples
Draft Board
Now the Schedule Gets Real
Now the Schedule Gets Real
We now have some data on the draft's top prospects, but the cream will really separate itself now that conference games are beginning
By Andy Staples