March 24, 2017

Draft Countdown: Day 19

In advance of this year’s draft and my upcoming book, here’s Day 19 of the countdown.

Did you know?

There is a website at that attempts to analyze the NFL Draft on a statistical basis. In a sense, it’s the Moneyball approach to the NFL Draft.


Bengals Thought: If you’re rating draft success based on the number of five-year starters your team selects (and some people do), the Bengals rate better than you think. According to, the Bengals were one of the four best teams at acquiring five-year starters, based on their picks in the 1993 – 2006 drafts. Using that data, estimates that Cincinnati will acquire about 2.25 five-year starters in this year’s draft.