Emily Kaplan

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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

The Pain You Can’t See

From the trial to the diagnosis, how Erin Andrews endured the most difficult year of her life and came out stronger than ever

In Southern California, An NFL D-League Grows

Don Yee, known best as Tom Brady’s agent, is laying the groundwork for an NFL developmental league with his Pacific Pro League, providing an alternative for college players with an emphasis on an NFL style of football. Why this league might work, and what it means to the draft scene

NFL’s View on the Bowls (and Those Who Skip Them)

As top prospects Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey opt to skip their bowl games the league mostly shrugs its shoulders, but some brainstorm ideas for how to get the best playing in bowl games. Plus, the top NFL prospects in the upcoming bowls

Who Is Mitch Trubisky?

It’s the question evaluators across the league are scrambling to answer as the first-year UNC starter has established himself as the best draft-eligible quarterback in college football

The Way of the Wolf

The legacy and lessons of Hall of Fame GM Ron Wolf’s time with the Green Bay Packers live on today, through five former pupils who are current GMs for playoff-contending teams

Drafting Lists

With the college football regular season winding down, it’s as good a time as any to assess the 2017 draft: Who’s moving up draft boards, who are the most polarizing prospects, who could be the next Dak Prescott and more

For Kerry Hyder, It Was Worth the Weight

He was a 300-pound defensive tackle who spent his first two NFL seasons on practice squads. Then he changed his diet, lost 35 pounds, and became one of the surprise stars of this season’s first half

Go Time for Goff

Emily Kaplan recently spent some time with Rams head coach Jeff Fisher and quarterbacks coach Chris Weinke to discuss Jared Goff's prospects as a starter. She reacts to the news Goff will start Week 11

A Big Lineman, a Bigger ‘Loser’

When does ‘big’ become ‘too big’? USC offensive lineman Zach Banner is 6' 9" and once weighed close to 400 pounds. He lost the weight and is on a quest keep it off; his NFL future depends on it

Ready or Not, Is It Jared Goff’s Time?

On the heels of three straight losses, calls for the Rams to hand the reins to the No. 1 overall pick are heating up. Is it just a matter of L.A. sticking to a long-term plan, or is there something more that's keeping Jared Goff off the field?