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Kevin Cole

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Why Carolina Panthers QB Matt Corral is the best value bet for Offensive Rookie of the Year

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The Carolina Panthers selected Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft, and while his Offensive Rookie of the Year odds trail a few others, he provides the most value.

by Kevin Cole 3 days ago

Fantasy Football: 2021 NFL rookie running backs who are undervalued according to draft position

PFF's Kevin Cole analyzes the historical success and disappointments of the ADP value of incoming rookie running backs and correlates it to the incoming rookie halfback class of 2022.

by Kevin Cole 6 days ago

Fantasy Football: 2021 NFL rookie wide receivers who are undervalued according to draft position

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Skyy Moore could be overvalued in 2022 fantasy football drafts, while others, like Washington Commanders Jahan Dotson and Detroit Lions Jameson Williams, might be undervalued.

by Kevin Cole 7 days ago

Fantasy Football: Quantifying the biggest veteran winners and losers of the 2022 NFL Draft

The dust from the 2022 NFL Draft has settled, and teams are now preparing for offseason workouts. Kevin Cole breaks down the biggest winner and loser veteran players heading into the season.

by Kevin Cole 8 days ago

Fantasy Football: Quantifying the biggest rookie winners and losers of the 2022 NFL Draft

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Looking at the biggest rookie risers in fantasy football drafts, headlined by Buffalo Bills running back James Cook and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Alec Pierce.

by Kevin Cole 9 days ago

Fantasy Football Rankings and Tiers: Post-draft 2022 rookie wide receiver model

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The 2022 rookie wide receiver class hasn't stepped on an NFL field yet, but it's never too soon to project how they stack up for fantasy football purposes.

by Kevin Cole 15 days ago

Fantasy Football Rankings and Tiers: Post-draft 2022 rookie running back model

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The 2022 class of rookie running backs hasn't stepped on an NFL field yet, but it's never too soon to project how they should be tiered for this fall. Kevin Cole organizes the rushers into six different tiers.

by Kevin Cole 16 days ago

Fantasy Football Opportunity Scores: Quantifying the landing spots for the 2022 third-round picks

Examining which wide receivers and running backs taken in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft have a path to WR1 or RB1 fantasy football status in the near future.

by Kevin Cole 18 days ago

Fantasy Football Opportunity Scores: Quantifying the landing spots for the 2022 second-round picks

Kevin Cole breaks down how the second-round receivers might fare in their rookie fantasy football season, including the Green Bay Packers' Christian Watson.

by Kevin Cole 18 days ago

Fantasy Football Opportunity Scores: Quantifying the landing spots for the 2022 first-round picks

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Kevin Cole breaks down how the five first-round receivers might fare in their rookie fantasy football season, including the Atlanta Falcons' Drake London and the New York Jets' Garrett Wilson.

by Kevin Cole 20 days ago

Fantasy Football Opportunity Scores: The best landing spots for 2022 rookie running backs

Rookie running backs who land in the right situations with the right teams have plenty of opportunities to put up big numbers, regardless of when they are drafted.

by Kevin Cole 22 days ago

Fantasy Football Opportunity Scores: Best landing spots for 2022 rookie wide receivers

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Rookie wide receivers who land in the right situations with the right teams have plenty of opportunities to put up big numbers, regardless of when they were drafted.

by Kevin Cole 23 days ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: Missouri RB Tyler Badie brings an ability to force missed tackles and generate yards after contact

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Missouri running back Tyler Badie earned above-average PFF grades while bringing the ability to force missed tackles and generate yards after contact. His gaudy counting stats last season weren’t simply the product of volume, he was also efficient.

by Kevin Cole 27 days ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: South Dakota State RB Pierre Strong Jr. profiles as an efficient runner and receiver out of the backfield

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South Dakota State running back Pierre Strong Jr. has risen up draft boards after an elite showing at the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine and profiles as a quick and efficient receiver out of the backfield.

by Kevin Cole 28 days ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: USC WR Drake London's contested-catch ability is impressive but could be slightly concerning

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USC wide receiver Drake London earned one of the better receiving grades in the class, dominating at the catch point and displaying the ability to get open in the intermediate areas of the field. His reliance on contested catches isn’t disqualifying, but it does put him in the same bucket as some recent draft busts.

by Kevin Cole 29 days ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: Notre Dame WR Kevin Austin Jr. could fill a role as an NFL deep threat

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Notre Dame's Kevin Austin Jr. earned good, not great, grades in 2021, and while his comps paint a grim picture, he has the ability to become a deep threat in the NFL.

by Kevin Cole 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: Cincinnati RB Jerome Ford possesses underrated receiving ability

College & Draft
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Cincinnati running back Jerome Ford, a former four-star Alabama commit, thrived with the Bearcats in 2021 and could do the same with the right team in the NFL.

by Kevin Cole 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: RB Kenneth Walker, WR Garrett Wilson and more

PFF Analyst Kevin Cole compares current 2022 NFL Draft prospects to prospects of years past, including Ohio State wide receiver Garrett Wilson and Michigan State running back Kenneth Walker.

by Kevin Cole 1 month ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: BYU RB Tyler Allgeier displayed an elite ability to force missed tackles and generate yards after contact

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BYU's Tyler Allgeier might not be the most talked-about running back in the 2022 NFL Draft, but he is likely a value at this point in the cycle considering his profile and comps, as too many are focused on backs with better combine performances.

by Kevin Cole 1 month ago
Bio

Kevin Cole joined PFF in 2019, works as a Data Scientist with the research and development team, prorduces written content and hosts the Unexpected Points podcast.

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