TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 12

For a lot of franchises Thanksgiving week marks the beginning of a new season in the NFL. Teams have now established who they are and what their aspirations will be in December and beyond. During this time rookies stop being rookies and become vital parts of possible playoff runs. This season’s version of Thanksgiving Week was slightly different. The game week was stretched over six … Continue reading TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 12

TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 11

Week 11 saw some of the realities of the NFL rear its ugly head. Joe Burrow, the LSU Heismen trophy winner, number 1 draft pick, and Bengals starting quarterback, tore his ACL and MCL in Sundays game against Washington. Burrow was having a solid rookie season but has been sacked and hit entirely too much. The Bengals signal caller has been sacked 32 times which … Continue reading TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 11

TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 9

Week 9 brought us 3 very good quarterback performances, even with Joe Burrow and the Bengals on a bye week. Despite this week being pretty average for rookies, the latest edition of the TC56 Rookie List boasts 1 undrafted rookie, a 6th, and 7th round pick. This season has had a rash of injuries and or course Covid-19 issue. These factors are putting late round … Continue reading TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 9

TC56 NFL MONTHLY MOCK & COLLEGE FOOTBALL POSITION RANKINGS: 2.0

TC56 NFL MONTHLY MOCK DRAFT TOP 10 Current top 10 after week 8 New York Jets – QB – Trevor Lawrence – Clemson The rumblings that Lawrence will not play for the Jets are a little premature. He never stated he wouldn’t play for anybody and neither Lawrence nor his coach can afford to have a return for his senior year. His stock is already … Continue reading TC56 NFL MONTHLY MOCK & COLLEGE FOOTBALL POSITION RANKINGS: 2.0

TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 8

We are at the midway of the NFL season and the race for offensive/defensive rookie of the year has become more clear. On the offensive side quarterbacks Justin Herbert and Joe Burrow are the favorites. They will have some competition from wide receiver Justin Jefferson and running back Clyde Edward-Helaire. Defensively the landscape is a little more wide open with linebacker Patrick Queen, Safety Jeremy … Continue reading TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 8

TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 7

Week 7 for NFL rookies was all about the offensive skill players. Two running backs topped the rushing charts last Sunday both going over a 100 yards. Two rookie quarterbacks had career days with one leading all quarterback’s in passing yardage this weekend. The 2020 rookie class scored 12 total touchdowns in week 7 which is about 15% of this weekend’s touchdown total. These rookies … Continue reading TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 7

TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 6

Going into week 6 I was excited about the prospect of this rookie class taking another step forward after some early season inconsistencies. I was not disappointed. The league produced some monster games from some 2nd round and late 1st round picks. As we move towards the mid-season mark, roles are being more clearly defined for rookies. The Dolphins, despite being 3-3 and a game … Continue reading TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 6

TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 5 RANKINGS

This week’s rookie edition produced some big time performances and spectacular plays. I believe we are going to start to see these young players have a meaningful impact on seasons. Usually a rookie can define their role in the four preseason games. This year because of the Covid (old man voice) those roles had to be defined in regular season games. A couple of new … Continue reading TC56 NFL ROOKIE REPORT: WEEK 5 RANKINGS

TC56 MONTHLY MOCK & COLLEGE FOOTBALL POSITION RANKINGS

TC56 2021 NFL TOP TEN MOCK DRAFT: Current top 10 after week 4 New York Giants – QB – Trevor Lawrence – Clemson If the Giants end up with the number 1 pick it will mean Daniel Jones continued to be a turnover machine and Dave Gettleman will be canned. I hate giving up on a quarterback after year two with a suspect offensive line … Continue reading TC56 MONTHLY MOCK & COLLEGE FOOTBALL POSITION RANKINGS