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Kevin Cole

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2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: Kenneth Walker profiles as an elite NFL producer

College & Draft
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Michigan State running back Kenneth Walker measures out similarly to former elite NFL running backs, including Jamaal Charles.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: Georgia RB James Cook showed shades of Devonta Freeman

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Georgia's James Cook continues to rise up draft boards after a college career in which he was one of the top-graded running backs in the country.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: Georgia RB Zamir White may have more upside than his college numbers project

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The combination of his strong combine numbers and upper-tier forced missed tackle rate is evidence that Zamir White's multiple ACL tears likely didn’t sap the elite talent that made him the No. 1 running back recruit coming out of high school.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

Cole: Scrambling ability and sack avoidance are the most overlooked traits in quarterback prospect evaluation

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PFF's Kevin Cole breaks down the importance of scrambling ability and sack avoidance for incoming NFL quarterback Prospects.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Free Agency: PFF Improvement Index for all 32 teams

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Kevin Cole brings the annual PFF Improvement Index, which helps evaluate how teams performed with free agency moves and trades.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: Arizona State RB Rachaad White has few weaknesses to his game

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Former Arizona State Sun Devil Rachaad White brings a great skill set as both a rusher and as a pass-catcher. While he might fall to Day 2, he will still be a great offensive addition to any team.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: Skyy Moore continues to rise up draft boards

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Skyy Moore, the former Western Michigan standout pass-catcher, drastically improved his draft stock after a speedy 40-yard dash time at the NFL scouting combine. With solid player comparisons, he should be at the top of some teams' big board.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: George Pickens' comps dampened by ACL tear, production drop-off

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George Pickens' ACL tear in 2021 complicates his NFL projections, but he still profiles as a true X receiver.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: Jalen Tolbert combines elite production with a late breakout

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Jalen Tolbert's college film and statistical achievements show a quality NFL talent with fantasy football upside despite his age and late breakout at South Alabama.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Draft Player Comparisons: Treylon Burks profiles like previous WR1s

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Treylon Burks' 2022 NFL draft stock may have taken a dip after his poor combine performance, but his comparable players suggest that's an overreaction.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

Cole: Pressured performance is unstable, but it could be the key to quarterback prospect evaluation

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While a quarterback's performance in a pressured pocket can be unstable, Kevin Cole believes that it can help teams scout signal-callers for the NFL Draft.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

Assessing the fantasy football fallout of the spinning NFL quarterback carousel

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Examining the fantasy football ADP movements of position players affected by the Russell Wilson and Carson Wentz trades and Aaron Rodgers resigning with the Green Bay Packers for the 2022 NFL season.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

Fantasy Football: The ADP winners and losers of the NFL Combine

Examining players whose fantasy football ADP changed the most based on 2022 NFL Scouting Combine testing.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

Fantasy Football: Post-combine 2022 rookie running back model

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The 2022 NFL Scouting Combine provided a clearer picture of which rookie running backs could be primed for a potential breakout in fantasy football, headlined by Breece Hall.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

Fantasy Football: Post-combine 2022 rookie wide receiver model

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The 2022 NFL Scouting Combine provided a clearer picture of which rookie receivers could be primed for a potential breakout in fantasy football, headlined by Treylon Burks.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Scouting Combine Winners and Losers by the Numbers: Defensive Positions

Interior defender Jordan Davis was the star of the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine, although plenty of other defenders stood out, including cornerback Tariq Woolen.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Scouting Combine Winners and Losers by the Numbers: Offensive Positions

PFF's Kevin Cole details which offensive prospects at the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine are rising and falling following their performances in the on-field drills.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Draft: What off coverage performance means for David Bell, Garrett Wilson and the WR class

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Kevin Cole clusters off-coverage wide receivers ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft, including Treylon Burks, Jameson Williams and Garrett Wilson.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

Cole: Mitchell Trubisky has all the buzz, but Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota are better free-agent QB options

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Mitchell Trubisky has been at the center of the offseason free-agent quarterback buzz, but Kevin Cole believes that Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota might be better options for the 2022 NFL season.

by Kevin Cole 3 months ago

2022 NFL Draft: What press coverage performance means for Treylon Burks, Drake London and the rest of the WR class

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Evaluating the 2022 NFL Draft wide receiver class based on how the players fared against press coverage in college.

by Kevin Cole 3 months 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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