Posts From Mason Thompson

Los Angeles Chargers Offseason Preview

The Chargers hired Brandon Staley as their head coach following the 2020 season. Staley and his coaching staff are now focused on bringing Los Angeles back to the playoffs under Justin Herbert and a new supporting cast, which may include an almost fully renovated offensive line.

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Jermar Jefferson

The running back position is a trendy topic in the NFL today. Do running backs truly matter, or are they a dime in a dozen? A player that could carve out a big role if he finds the right team is Oregon State’s, Jermar Jefferson. He has elected to enter the draft this season. Is he just another speedster, or is there more to his game?

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Jalen Mayfield

If you’re looking for a developmental tackle option with a ton of upside in the 2021 draft, look no further. Jalen Mayfield only has 15 starts under his belt during his time at Michigan, but he has faced some of the best edge rushers throughout the few starts he’s had. The NFL world is buzzing as Mayfield is only 20 years old currently ahead of the draft, and he has plenty of room to continue his growth. 

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Indianapolis Colts Offseason Preview

The quarterback position has been a revolving door the past few seasons for the Indianapolis Colts. After their trade for Carson Wentz yesterday, that trend has finally ended. However, that is only the first of many moves the Colts will make this offseason.

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Aaron Robinson

The 2021 NFL Draft Cornerback class is a good one. At the top, you have the three superstars being Patrick Surtain II, Caleb Farley, and Jaycee Horn. Fortunately, there are plenty of other cornerbacks in the draft that can be starters on day one. One of those players is Aaron Robinson. 

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Report: Carson Wentz Traded to the Indianapolis Colts

The quarterback carousel that is the 2021 offseason continues. Just a few short weeks after Matthew Stafford was traded to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for Jared Goff and two first-round picks, the Philadelphia Eagles have shipped Carson Wentz to the Indianapolis Colts.

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Thompson’s 2021 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

The 2020 NFL season is over. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are Super Bowl champions for the second time in team history. With that said, the NFL now turns to the offseason. In this mock, the trades of Deshaun Watson and Carson Wentz are held off until compensation details become more clear with the potential trades. This two-round mock features 13 trades, including three in the top ten.

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Ar’Darius Washington

The safety position has seen a bit of a demise in terms of first-round talent. This year, there are plenty of players vying for the top safety spot in the draft. One player not being talked about enough is Ar’Darius Washington.

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Richie Grant

The 2021 safety class is one filled with a wide variety of players. The top of the safety class has primarily belonged to Trevon Moehrig and Jevon Holland for most of the season. Following the Senior Bowl, Richie Grant has thrown his name into consideration for the top safety in the 2021 class.

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Report: Lions Trade Matthew Stafford to the Rams

Multiple reports on Saturday said that the Matthew Stafford trade would be finalized before the Super Bowl. Well, the trade happened later that night. Late on Saturday night, the Detroit Lions found a trade partner for Stafford. Ultimately, it was the Los Angeles Rams. The Rams weren’t even thought of as a potential suitor until late in the process. The Rams divisional foe, the 49ers, was thought of to be the running partner for the Lions in the trade. In the end, the Rams gave a king’s ransom to the Lions for Stafford. 

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