Posts From Mason Thompson

2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Amon-Ra St. Brown

A year after the Indianapolis Colts selected Michael Pittman in the draft, the USC Trojans have another top receiver eligible for the draft. This year, it is Amon-Ra St. Brown. He is a true slot receiver and already has a sibling in the league, Equanimeous St. Brown, who is playing for the Green Bay Packers. The two are similar in some ways, but Amon-Ra is the better player. 

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Zach Wilson

Zach Wilson is this year’s, Joe Burrow. Originally thought of as a late-round prospect, Wilson has transformed into one of the most sought after quarterbacks in the 2021 class. Now, he has early first-round buzz with his dynamic rushing ability and over-the-top throws. Once selected, Wilson will line up as that team’s starter for years to come. 

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2021 NFL General Manager Candidates

To most NFL fans, they only see the players on Sundays. Little do they know how important the people behind the scenes are. Most of the blame falls upon the head coach when the team doesn’t do well, leading to their departure, most of the time from the general manager. Sometimes, when things need a full rebuild, both the general manager and head coach get fired. That is the case of a few teams already this season.

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Two-Round 2021 NFL Mock Draft: Week 10

The NFL season continues to roll strong throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Some teams are looking at their schedule and predicting where they will be seeded in the playoffs. Others, meanwhile, are looking to the schedule to determine what draft picks they will have in April’s draft.

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Week 10 Recap: Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Green Bay Packers

In a game that was expected to be a blowout, the Jacksonville Jaguars kept it close against the Green Bay Packers. The final score of 24-20 was barely off of the predicted 27-20 from earlier in the week from the preview. The Packers fought back from their early struggles to win the game as the defense smothered Jake Luton on the final drive to earn the victory.

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How Bright is Miami’s Future? Extremely Bright

During the first few weeks of the 2019 season, the Miami Dolphins seemed to be tasked with a long rebuild ahead of them. With Chris Grier as the general manager, he hired former Patriots defensive coordinator Brian Flores as the new head coach. Grier was hired as the general manager in 2016 after being the team’s director of college scouting. Behind Grier and Flores, the Dolphins underwent a massive makeover and culture shift.

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Week 10 Preview: Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Green Bay Packers

The 1-7 Jacksonville Jaguars head north to take on the 6-2 Green Bay Packers on Sunday. The Packers will be returning a few starters on offense but will be without Jaire Alexander, who was listed as doubtful as he is in the concussion protocol. Green Bay needs to win this game to keep pace with Seattle and New Orleans for the top spot in the NFC. 

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Have The Packers Silenced the Media?

As a Green Bay Packer fan, it has been quite the journey since last year’s NFC championship exit. The team added Devin Funchess, Christian Kirksey, and Rick Wagner via free agency, a solid start to the offseason. Then, instead of drafting a receiver or linebacker in the first round of the draft, Green Bay traded up to take Jordan Love, a quarterback, who won’t see the field until 2022 barring injury.

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Week 9 Recap: Houston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars were close to an upset over the Texans but fell just short. Houston won by a score of 27-25 in a high-powered offensive battle. The Jaguars lose their seventh-straight game, albeit there were some very impressive plays from Jacksonville. 

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What Should We Expect From Jake Luton?

If you had told any Jacksonville Jaguars fan that Gardner Minshew would be benched in 2020, they would’ve run you out of town. After a great rookie season where he had 21 touchdowns to only six interceptions, Jacksonville fans went all-in on him. Halfway through the season and sitting at 1-6, the Jaguars have now benched the mustached wonder due to a thumb injury. 

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