Bob McGinn's 39th Draft Series begins this week
The Hall of Famer brings his signature coverage to Go Long again.
The truth is a fickle thing this time of year. Television networks loop highlights to rile up fans. NFL teams strategically place smokescreens as Round 1 nears. Mock drafts destroy brain cells.
Times like these, we need Bob McGinn.
Once again, the Hall of Fame sports writer is bringing his signature draft series to Go Long. This marks the 39th annual edition. Throughout his career, McGinn has cultivated relationships with scouts, execs and coaches around the NFL to deliver unparalleled, unvarnished analysis so many football fans have grown to love.
You’ll see how the league sincerely views the prospects in this draft, and probably even feel like an area scout yourself after reading.
Last season, McGinn placed No. 1 overall in The Huddle Report’s top 100 contest after nailing 86 of the first 100 players drafted — his fifth No. 1 finish. McGinn also took first in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2019 and tied for second place twice (2010 and 2020).
After spending countless hours on the phone with people around the NFL the last few months, it’s time.
The entire series for paid subscribers to Go Long and begins this week with the full schedule listed below.
APRIL 19: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends
APRIL 20: Offensive Line
APRIL 21: Quarterbacks
APRIL 22: Running Backs
APRIL 23: Defensive Line
APRIL 24: Edge Rushers
APRIL 25: Linebackers
APRIL 26: Defensive Backs
Also: Bob McGinn’s Top 100
APRIL 27: Special Teams
Also: Scouts’ Best Overall Players and Favorite Players
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What should you expect? Last season’s draft series…
Who do the NFL scouts love most? Bob McGinn asked 19 personnel men who they believe is the best player in the draft... and who their favorite prospect is.
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