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Samuel Gold
Sam founded NFL Breakdowns after working his way through the journalist farm system and is enjoying life in the big league. Growing up outside of Washington, D.C., Sam didn’t choose the Redskins, the Redskins chose him. Out of a love for the game and an insatiable curiosity to determine why his beloved team was underperforming, Sam turned to studying film in NFL Breakdowns. Follow me @SamuelRGold. For all of Sam's articles: Click Here. Sam is a guest contributor at Upvoted.com by Reddit, InsideThePylon, and RedskinsCapitalConnection.
Deshaun Watson QB Scouting Report Cover

Deshaun Watson needs to sit for a season before starting in NFL

One of the most controversial prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft is Deshaun Watson. Supporters believe he’s a franchise quarterback based on his clutch performances in the college playoffs when he led the Clemson Tigers to a comeback victory… Art…

Apr 20, 2017 Samuel Gold
Seattle Seahawks Team Needs

What are the Seahawks biggest needs in the NFL Draft?

With the NFL Draft approaching, I wanted to take a brief look at the biggest needs for the Seattle Seahawks. I also looked at some potential targets the team can acquire after the bulk of the free agents have signed. In my opinion, the three biggest&he…

Apr 15, 2017 Samuel Gold
Mike Williams Scouting Report

Mike Williams is incredibly talented but extremely raw

The class of wide receivers in the 2017 draft is without a doubt talented, but there is a lot of debate about how the top 5-10 players in the group should be ranked. One of those guys has a familiar name for a wide receiver but is in fact his own ̶…

Apr 13, 2017 Samuel Gold
Corey Davis Scouting Report

Corey Davis’ route running makes him the best wide receiver in the draft

A little known prospect out of Wheaton, Illinois, Corey Davis did not receive many offers from FBS programs. Poor grades and a bad home situation made many recruiters wary at the collegiate level. In his senior year, he worked hard to become … A…

Apr 11, 2017 Samuel Gold
John Ross Scouting Report

What sort of receiver will John Ross be at the next level?

John Ross was a three-star recruit out of Southern California and played for the Washington Huskies for four seasons. While many saw him as a potential first round pick in the upcoming draft, he gained national attention by setting the 40-yard… …

Apr 08, 2017 Samuel Gold
Mock Draft ConsensusPostCombine

Seahawks take offensive tackle Cam Robinson in consensus mock draft

In my first consensus mock draft of the 2017 NFL Draft season, the Seattle Seahawks take Cam Robinson, offensive tackle from the University of Alabama, with the 26th selection. This mock draft was created using the average selection of 48 other……

Apr 05, 2017 Samuel Gold
LeonardFournettte ScoutingReport

Leonard Fournette’s power and speed make him a Top 10 pick

Leonard Fournette was the number one running back in the 2014 high school class, and number two overall behind only Myles Garrett. He had offers from all over the country, but decided to sign with his home state LSU Tigers. Standing at 6’1 240&hellip…

Apr 03, 2017 Samuel Gold
DalvinCookScoutingReprot

Dalvin Cook is a first round running back despite poor showing at NFL Combine

Dalvin Cook was a five-star recruit in the 2014 class and he had offers from the Florida Gators and Florida State Seminoles, but chose the Seminoles after doing the “Gator Chomp” in multiple interviews. His patience and quickness should… Art…

Apr 01, 2017 Samuel Gold
Christian McCaffrey Scouting Report Stanford Cover

Christian McCaffrey’s versatility could get him drafted in the first round

Christian McCaffrey, running back out of Stanford University, enters the 2017 NFL Draft as a potential first round pick. At Stanford, he showed elite elusiveness, vision, and the ability to create yards with underrated burst up the field.… Artic…

Mar 17, 2017 Samuel Gold
Tom Brady Super Bowl Comeback Cover

How Tom Brady completed the comeback | Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl 51 featured one of the biggest comebacks in NFL history and at the center of it all was Tom Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback who led the charge after being down by 25 points late in the third quarter. During the first half, &helli…

Mar 13, 2017 Samuel Gold
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