Draft Brawl

Draft Brawl

The Brawl network hosts some of the best and most experienced individuals in the scouting from the NFL ranks on down. Draft brawl gives different insights multiple times a week from a range of draft gurus who will have all geared up for the next wave of NFL players

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March 31, 2021 64 min
In Episode 5 of the Best Player Available Podcast on the 2017 NFL Draft, Inside the League’s Neil Stratton welcomes Randy Mueller, who’s worked in the front offices of four NFL teams and served as GM of the Saints and Dolphins. They discuss why Mueller still has high hopes for Cincinnati’s John Ross, how a chance encounter at the rental car desk helped tell him who would go No. 2 in the draft, and which player’s out-of-sight workou...
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n Episode 4 of the Best Player Available Podcast, ITL’s Neil Stratton discusses the 2017 NFL Draft with former Raiders pro personnel director Dane Vandernat. They discuss how Mark Sanchez may have helped Mitch Trubisky go No. 2, how many draft spots Gareon Conley lost due to a late-breaking story just days before the draft, the one consistent “ding” on Alabama players among scouts, and why Alvin Kamara was such a popular player amo...
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n Episode 3 of the Best Player Available Podcast on the 2017 NFL Draft, ITL’s Neil Stratton talks to former Bills GM Doug Whaley about how close Buffalo came to drafting Patrick Mahomes, what attending a baseball game taught him about how to evaluate defensive ends, and how coaches and scouts judged Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey’s introverted personality differently.
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In Episode 2 of his 10-part series on the 2017 NFL Draft, Inside the League’s Neil Stratton talks to former 49ers area scout Bob Morris about how to evaluate defensive backs, why Jets pick Jamal Adams was a success but Browns pick Jabrill Peppers wasn’t despite being similar players, how the ’17 draft changed the way the NFL looks at running backs and why Patrick Mahomes was so different from the usual Texas Tech passer.
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In the inaugural episode of a 10-part series on the stacked 2017 NFL Draft, Inside the League's Neil Stratton talks to former Titans Director of College Scouting Blake Beddingfield about Tennessee's picks, the players the team almost took, who the team had rated in the first round and one of the unsung heroes of the Patriots dynasty that haunts Blake to this day.
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February 13, 2021 46 min
Pro Scout Russ Lande and Scott Bischoff take on a very intriguing group of runningbacks in the draft. most likely landing in day 2, these backs will be heavily scouted now until the draft.
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Episode 5 is here! Sewell vs Tunsil? Chase vs Cooper? That’s just the start when we pit some current prospects against some former studs from years' past.

Who was better coming out and should that impact how we evaluate things today? Then we discuss polarizing quarterback prospect Davis Mills, Alabama star Pat Surtain and dig deep on their evaluations. Can Surtain become an elite player or has he been a bit over-hyped by the me...
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In this weeks’ show, the crew starts off by breaking down 2 popular players at positions that aren’t viewed as high value positions in today’s NFL.

Followed by a segment called Draft Diamonds where each guy picks 1, 2 or 20 players (in Ruckus’ case) that are currently underrated but could surprise come draft time.

Then the guys have a new segment called Down, Distance & Match-up where they come up with a game situation and pick...
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January 24, 2021 49 min
The Scouts Russ Lande and Scott Bischoff break down the top runningbacks of the 2021 NFL draft class
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January 16, 2021 49 min
Scout Russ Lande and Scott Bischoff breakdown the top Tight ends entering the 2021 draft.
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We’re back at it discussing the QB carousel that the NFL has become and trying to solve the question, when do you pay your quarterback and when do you let him leave? Then we dive into uncharted territory discussing two of the most polarizing prospects in this current class with 2020 opt outs Oregon left tackle Penei Sewell and Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons. What makes them tough evaluations? What are their best positions in t...
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January 2, 2021 59 min
Scout Russ lande and Scott Biscoff break down Offensive Tackles Darrisaw, Slater and Mayfield in this episode of Draft Brawl
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Welcome back! Episode 2 is here!

We discuss some draft philosophy and why sometimes the best are saved for last. Then, a former NFL GM sends out a tweet that’s controversial but also spot on? Lastly, who is Mac Jones? As he’s compared to a former past era great, we dive in and ask some tough questions about how much the game may have changed in the last decade and what that means for current young quarterbacks. It’s all here plus t...
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December 19, 2020 84 min
Scouts Russ lande and Scott bischoff break down the top offensive tackles in the draft and why you draft them at their spots.
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December 14, 2020 66 min
The Big Nickel Podcast is here! The Pilot episode includes the guys introducing themselves, the origin story of the show, our 2 favorite prospects in the 2021 draft, a couple hot takes and much more!

Oh...and there's a bonus question at the end! (Hint: it's alright, alright, alright)

00:00 - 4:30: Introductions

4:30 - 11:30: Origin story & show elevator pitch

11:30 - 24:45: Art of our Evaluations...take a peek inside our sc...
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Pro scout Russ Lande and Scott BIschoff talk about wide receiver evaluation in their second episode. There is discussion about watching a player and seeing another player pop, generating excitement to get into a full evaluation which can lead to disappointment when watching every snap from a player. There is a bit to be learned about watching everything from a player, and not just highlights.

They break down Alabama wide receivers D...
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December 5, 2020 75 min
Pro Scout Russ Lande and Scott Bischoff take center stage while they crack open this draft for us. They break down what you look for in QBs from a NFL scouting perspective and shed light on players in this draft. Get ahead of the offseason and make yourself smarter about scouting in this episode of the draft brawl
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December 3, 2020 61 min
The guys kick off Draft Season and the month of December with a one-round mock draft.
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November 26, 2020 38 min
Dante and Tyler are back to breakdown some NFL draft prospects and discuss the hot topics in the NFL like Tua and Taysom Hill.
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November 18, 2020 57 min
The guys are back to talk about a plethora of different prospects while picking apart Surae's updated top 60. The guys touch on Kyle Trask, Kwity Paye, the offensive tackle class, and the Senior Bowl.
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