Emily Kaplan

  • Emily Kaplan



Corey Davis Has Become the Draft’s Mystery Man

The Western Michigan wideout had been on a trajectory to be a high first-round pick, but an injury-filled draft season (including an absence of a 40 time) will test teams interested in him. Plus, notes on two fast-rising corners, the potential of trade ups into the top 10, and a look at the 2018 draft’s headliners

24 Hours ... With Patrick Mahomes

In a draft that lacks a surefire franchise quarterback, Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes has a chance to emerge as 2017’s prize passer. We went behind the scenes with the QB as he prepared for the audition of his life: his pro day

Ranking Four Years Worth of Running Back Prospects

Just how good is the 2017 draft’s heralded class of running backs? A scout shares four years of RB draft grades to show where Fournette, Cook, Mixon, Kamara and McCaffrey fall in comparison to Zeke Elliott, Todd Gurley and the rest of the recent top RB prospects

On Myles Garrett, Competitor

There are whispers that the presumptive No. 1 overall pick held back to avoid injury last season. A conversation with his head coach reveals another side of Garrett

Davis Webb: Another QB Enters the Round 1 Conversation

One year after Jared Goff went first overall, another Cal QB is the latest QB to catch scouts’ eyes in a muddled group of passers. Plus, the combine’s biggest riser has scouts going back to review UConn film, five things you need to know about the draft this week, and a draft mailbag

The Quarterbacks Speak

And, not surprisingly, each met with just about every NFL team. Plus, Leonard Fournette’s testing elicits an “LOL” from a scout, Mitch Trubisky’s official height controversy is settled, and the Eagles and Colts flip a coin for the 14th pick

The Draft’s Rorschach Test: What Will Each Team See in Patrick Mahomes?

An athletic, cannon-armed playmaker, son of a professional athlete and leader of men? Or a sloppy, reckless developmental prospect from a gimmicky offense? In a QB class full of question marks, Mahomes has emerged as the most fascinating passer in the draft. And every evaluator will see something different

David Njoku Could Own the Combine

The high-jump national champ turned tight end can solidify his first-round status in Indianapolis. Plus, a handful of small-school stars to watch and everything else to know heading into combine week

John Ross Speeds Toward the Draft

How the University of Washington receiver—and possibly the fastest man in the 2017 draft—got help from DeSean Jackson and Snoop Dogg en route to becoming a likely first-round pick

The Longshot: Germone Hopper

Hopper, a promising receiver who walked away from Clemson just before they won it all, is now hoping to play at the next level

The Longshot: Alton Voss

Voss, a 28-year-old former drug addict, is now a sack master drawing interest from the NFL. Not all paths to the draft are linear 

The Longshots

A former drug addict turned sack master, a promising receiver who walked away from Clemson just before they won it all, a freak athlete from a tiny school and tinier hometown, and a British import who held his own in the SEC. The NFL is interested in all of them. Meet four prospects who have taken the most unusual paths to the draft

NFL Evaluators on Joe Mixon

In 2014, the star running back punched a female student, fracturing four bones in her face. In December, the video was made public. Now, NFL teams are figuring out what to do about the talented back with the troubled past. Plus, more on who impressed at the Senior Bowl