Category Archives: Breakout players

Breakout Player Recap: Wide Receiver

For a few years, I had gone in a slump of a few years predicting receivers that would break out. For one reason or another, it just seemed guys I picked weren’t taking the next step. The good news is … Continue reading

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Breakout Player Recap: Running Back

The value of running back in today’s NFL is often debated for various reasons. One is due to every year we see young backs step up and emerge as viable options. All three of these backs bring different skills to … Continue reading

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Breakout Player Recap: Quarterback

With training camps rapidly approaching, it seemed like a fitting time to go over which players I predicted to breakout this past season. Every year this is fun to do as not only can your review results, but see where … Continue reading

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2018 Breakout Players: Defensive Backs

More so now than in the past, it seems young defensive backs are coming into the NFL and making a huge impact. Jalen Ramsey and Kevin Byard were two who immediately come to mind, but others like William Jackson and … Continue reading

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2018 Breakout Players: Linebackers

Linebacker breakouts are ones that can vary drastically depending on the scheme. The breakouts of Telvin Smith and Deion Jones in recent years were more of the “traditional” variety being outside linebackers in a 4-3 defense. Meanwhile in a 3-4 … Continue reading

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2018 Breakout Players: Defensive Linemen

With the evolution of the position and league trends, defensive linemen breakouts seem to occur more frequently. The most typical breakouts these days are pass rushers which Yannick Ngakoue and Demarcus Lawrence showed in 2017. Others like Michael Pierce and … Continue reading

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2018 Breakout Players: Tight Ends

Tight end is said to have one of the biggest learning curves when adjusting to the NFL. Despite that, we’ve seen players at the position breakout early on in their careers. Granted, some can do this off their pass catching … Continue reading

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