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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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2018 Breakout Players: Wide Receivers

This past year, receivers such as Adam Thielen, Robby Anderson, Robert Woods and Nelson Agholor all took their games to the next level. As was the case for running back breakouts, receiver breakouts seem to be coming down to if … Continue reading

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2018 Breakout Players: Running Backs

Over the past few seasons, we have started to see running back renaissance throughout the league. The past few drafts have had tons of depth of depth at the position, and teams are finding creative ways to use backs even … Continue reading

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2018 Breakout Players: Quarterbacks

The mix of passing volume and teams catering their systems to their quarterbacks have made breakouts more common. Last year, the top two picks of the 2016 draft established themselves in big ways. Carson Wentz was a MVP candidate before … Continue reading

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