Monday, March 30, 2015

2015 NFL Draft: Team Needs: Picks 9-12

NEW YORK GIANTS
Picks in first 3 rounds: 9, 40, 74 
Head Coach/GM: Tom Coughlin/Jerry Reese   
Offensive Coordinator/Style: Ben McAdoo/West Coast-Pass Heavy
Defensive Coordinator/Style: Steve Spagnuolo (new)/4-3 
Offensive Stars: Odell Beckham Jr.-WR and Eli Manning-QB
Defensive Star: Jason Pierre Paul-DE
Position Analysis
QB: 
Eli Manning-Very Good
Pass Rush/DE: 
RDE: Jason Pierre Paul-Very Good
LDE: Demontre Moore-Young/2013 3rd RD
#3 DE/pass rush specialist: Robert Ayers-Good
WR/TE: 
WR: Odell Beckham Jr.-Elite/2014 1st RD, was NFL Rookie of the Year
WR: Victor Cruz-Good
WR: Rueben Randle-Average
TE: Larry Donnell-Below Average
O-Line: 
LT: Willam Beatty-Good
LG: John Jerry-New/Below Average
C;  Weston Richburg-Young/2014 2nd RD
RG: Geoff Schwartz-Very Good
RT: Justin Pugh-Young/2013 1st RD, average so far, playing out of position
RB: 
Rashad Jennings-Average
Shane Vereen-New/Average
Andre Williams-Young/2014 4th RD
Interior D-Line: 
LDT: Cullen Jenkins-Average
RDT: Jonthan Hankins-Very Good
ILB: 
SLB: Devon Kennard-Young/2014 5th RD
MLB: Jon Beason-Below Average
WLB: JT Thomas-New/Unproven
CB: 
LCB: Dominique Rodgers Cromartie-Very Good
RCB: Prince Amukamara-Good
Slot CB: Trumaine McBride-Good
Safety:
SS: Cooper Taylor-Young/2013 5th RD
FS: Nat Berhe-Young/2014 5th RD

NEEDS: 
OT/G:  The G-Men really struggled protecting Eli last year. The team can draft a RT at #9 and move Pugh to LG or draft a LG and keep Pugh at RT.  Either way they need more bodies to keep the pressure off of Eli 
Both Safeties:  As you can see they have a pair of unproven 5th round talents starting as of now.  Landon Collins will be there at 
MLB or WLB:  Beason has lost a step and Thomas is unproven 
TE:  Is Larry Donnell really the answer here? 
O-Line Depth
DT Depth




ST. LOUIS RAMS
Picks in first 3 rounds: 10, 41, 72
Head Coach/GM: Jeff Fisher/Les Snead
Offensive Coordinator/Style: Frank Cignetti Jr. (new)/Ball Control
Defensive Coordinator Style: Gregg Williams/4-3
Offensive Star: None
Defensive Stars: Aaron Donald-DT and Robert Quinn-DE
Position Analysis
QB: 
Nick Foles-Average/New
Pass Rush/DE: 
RDE: Robert Quinn-Elite
LDE: Chris Long-Good
#3 DE/pass rush specialist: William Hayes-Good
WR/TE: 
WR: Kenny Britt-Average
WR: Tavon Austin-Young/2013 1st RD has been a bust so far
#3 WR: Stedman Bailey-Young/2013 3rd RD/Average so far
TE: Jared Cook-Average
O-Line: 
LT: Greg Robinson-Young/2013 1st RD (#2 overall)
LG: Rodger Saffold-Average
C:  Tim Barnes-Average
RG: Barrett Jones-Young/2013 4th RD
RT: Brandon Washington-Unproven
RB: 
Tre Mason-Young/2014 3rd RD
Interior D-Line: 
LDT/3T: Aaron Donald-Young/2014 1st RD was an instant star as a rookie
RDT/1T: Michael Brockers-Average
ILB: 
SLB: Akeem Ayers-New/Average/was a backup in NE
MLB: James Laurinaitis-Average
WLB: Alec Ogletree-Below Average
CB: 
LCB: EJ Gaines-Young/2014 6th RD
RCB: Janoris Jenkins-Average
Slot CB: LaMarcus Joyner-Young/2014 2nd RD
Safety:
SS: TJ McDonald-Young/2013 3rd RD/Average so far
FS: Rodney McLoud-Average

NEEDS: 
#1 WR:  The Rams have a bunch of average players and lack a true go to guy.  Britt is solid, but Austin has been a major bust 
QB:  Is Nick Foles the answer?  Will they trade up for Mariota?  They could go WR at #10 then take either Bryce Petty, Brett Hundley or Garrett Grayson at #41
O Line Depth-Everything but LT and LG can use an upgrade.  Coach Fisher wants powerful guys that can run block. 
LB Depth: All 3 starters are average, they could use more compettition 




MINNESOTA VIKINGS
Picks in first 3 rounds: 11, 45, 76
Head Coach/GM: Mike Zimmer/Rick Spielman
Offensive Coordinator/Style: Norv Turner/Balanced-Ball Control
Defensive Coordinator/Style: George Edwards/4-3
Offensive Star: Adrian Peterson-RB
Defensive Star: Harrison Smith-FS
Position Analysis
QB: 
Teddy Bridgewater-Young/2014 1st RD/Good, was the best rookie QB last year
Pass Rush/DE: 
RDE: Everson Griffen-Very Good
LDE: Brian Robinson-Below Average
WR/TE: 
WR: Cordarrelle Patterson-Young/2013 1st RD regressed in 2nd year
WR: Mike Wallace-New/Average/Good at deep threat role
WR: Charles Johnson-Young/2013 7th RD
TE: Kyle Rudolph-Average
O-Line: 
LT: Matt Kalil-Below Average
LG: David Yankey-Young/2014 5th RD
C:  John Sullivan-Very Good
RG: Brandon Fusco-Good
RT: Phil Loadholt-Good
RB: 
Adrian Peterson-Elite (currently on NFL Exempt List, playing status for 2015 is still uncertain)
Jerrick McKinnon-Average
Interior D-Line: 
DT/3T: Shariff Floyd-Young/2013 1st RD has been Very Good
NT: Linval Joseph-Good
ILB: 
SLB: Anthony Barr-Young/2014 1st RD was Good as a rookie
MLB: Audie Cole-Good
WLB: Chad Greenway-Below Average in 2014, had a down year
#4 OLB: Gerald Hodges-Young/2013 4th RD was Good as a starter late last year
CB: 
LCB: Josh Robinson-Average
RCB: Xavier Rhodes-Young/2013 1st RD/Good
#3/Nickel CB: Captain Munnerlyn-Good
Safety:
SS: Robert Blanton-Good
FS: Harrison Smith-Elite

NEEDS: 
#1 WR:  The Vikings have some fast guys on the outside but they still need that big #1 target for Bridgewater to take the next step 
O Line Depth:  Mat Kalil has not been the franchise LT they expected when they drafted him #4 overall in 2012, maybe a move to guard is imminent
RB:  Will Adrian Peterson play in 2015? If he does, will it be in Minnesota? 
DB Depth:  They can use an upgrade over Robinson




CLEVELAND BROWNS
Picks in first 3 rounds: 12, 19, 43, 77
Head Coach/GM: Mike Pettine/Ray Farmer
Offensive Coordinator/Style: John DeFelippo (new)/Ball Control
Defensive Coordinator Style: Jim O'Neil/3-4 Hybrid
Offensive Stars: Joe Thomas-OT and Alex Mack-C
Defensive Star: Joe Haden-CB
Position Analysis
QB:
Major Need; Josh McCown-Below Average
Pass Rush/OLB: 
Paul Kruger-Good
Barkevious Mingo-Young/2013 1st RD/Average so far
WR/TE: 
WR: Dwayne Bowe-New/Good
WR: Brian Hartline-New/Average
Slot WR: Andrew Hawkins-Very Good at role
TE: Gary Barnridge-Below Average
O-Line: 
LT: Joe Thomas-Elite, arguably the best OT in the NFL
LG: Joel Bitonio-Young/2014 2nd RD/Very Good, was an instant stud as a rookie
C:  Alex Mack-Very Good, arguably the best C in the NFL
RG: John Greco-Good
RT: Mitchell Schwartz-Good
RB: 
Isaiah Crowell-Young/2014 Undrafted
Terrance West-Young/2014 3rd RD
Interior D-Line: 
RDE: Desmond Bryant-Average
NT:  Phil Taylor-Average
LDE: Randy Starks-New/Good
LB: 
LILB: Craig Robertson-Below Average
RILB: Karlos Dansby-Very Good
CB: 
LCB: Joe Haden-Elite
RCB: Tramon Williams-New/Good
Slot CB-K'Waun Williams-Good
Young CB/FS-Justin Gilbert-Young/2014 1st RD
Safety:
SS: Donte Whitner-Very Good
FS: Tashaun Gipson-Good

NEEDS: 
QB:  The Browns without question had the worst QB play in the league last year.  The fact that they won 7 games last year is a testament to the rest of the roster 
#1 WR:  Bowe is past his prime and Hartline is an average player at best 
NT:  They need a space eater that to anchor their 3-4 set
TE:  They lost Jordan Cameron in free agency 
Rush LB:  Mingo has not been the star they expected him to be 
RT:  Could move Schwartz inside 
ILB: Robertson is a below average player and Dansby will be 34 this season 

2015 NFL Draft: Team Needs: picks 5-8

WASHINGTON REDSKINS 
Picks in first 3 rounds: 5, 38, 69
Head Coach/GM: Jay Gruden/Scot McCloughan (new)
Offensive Coordinator/Style: Sean McVay/West Coast-Balanced
Defensive Coordinator/Style: Joe Barry (new)/3-4 Hybrid
Offensive Star: Trent Williams-LT
Defensive Star: Ryan Kerrigan-OLB
Position Analysis
QB: 
Robert Griffin III-Below Average, still young, make or break year
Pass Rush/OLB: 
LOLB: Ryan Kerrigan-Very Good
ROLB: Trent Murphy-Young/rookie in 2014 2nd RD
WR/TE: 
WR: DeSean Jackson-Very Good
WR: Pierre Garson-Good
TE: Jordan Reed-Good
O-Line: 
LT: Trent Williams-Very Good/Elite
LG: Shawn Luavao-Average
C: Kory Lichtenstiger-Good
RG: Chris Chester-Average
RT: Tom Compton-Below Average
RB: 
Alfred Morris-Average
Interior D-Line: 
LDE: Stephen Paea-New/Average/Good
NT: Terrance Knighton-New/Good
RDE: Jason Hatcher-Very Good
ILB: 
LILB: Keenan Robinson-Below Average
RILB: Perry Riley-Below Average
CB: 
LCB: DeAndelo Hall-Average
RCB: Chris Culliver-New/Good
#3/Nickel CB: Bashaud Breeland-Young/rookie in 2014 4th RD
Safety:
SS: Phillip Thomas-Young/rookie in 2014 3rd RD
FS: Trenton Robinson-Young/unproven 2013 undrafted

NEEDS: 
Pass Rusher:  Kerrigam is a stud on one side but they need a replacement for Orakpo on the other side. Murphy may not be an every down player. At least one of Vic Beasley, Dante Fowler or Shane Ray Ray should be available at #5
RT:  Need Major upgrade 
ILBs:  Need LB's that can cover TE's
DB Depth:  Don't know what they have yet with there young safety duo and 2 corners they drafted last year 
QB:  Make or break year for RG III 



NEW YORK JETS 
Picks in first 3 rounds: 6, 37, 70
Head Coach/GM: Todd Bowles (new)/Mike Maccagnan (new)
Offensive Coordinator/Style: Chan Gailey (new)/Ball control
Defensive Coordinator/Style: Kacy Rodgers (new)/3-4
Offensive Star: Nick Mangold-C and Brandon Marshall-WR
Defensive Stars: Darrelle Revis-CB, Muhammed Wilkerson-DE, Sheldon Richardson-DE
Position Analysis 
QB: 
Geno Smith-Young/2013 2nd RD/Poor so far
Ryan Fitzpatrick-Below Average journeyman
Pass Rush/OLB: 
LOLB: Calvin Pace-Average
ROLB: Quinton Coples-Average
WR/TE: 
WR: Brandon Marshall-Good/Elite when healthy and has good QB play
WR: Eric Decker-Good
TE: Jace Amaro-Young/2014 2nd RD
O-Line: 
LT: D'Brickashaw Ferguson-Good
LG: Willie Colon-Below Average
C: Nick Mangold-Very Good
RG: James Carpenter-New/Average
RT: Breno Giacomini-Below Average
RB: 
Chris Ivory-Good/Average
Interior D-Line: 
LDE: Muhammed Wilkerson-Elite
NT: Damon Harrison-Very Good
RDE: Sheldon Richardson-Elite
ILB: 
LILB: David Harris-Good/Average
RILB: Demario Davis-
CB: 
LCB: Darrelle Revis-Elite/New
RCB: Antonio Cromartie-Average/Good/New
#3/Nickel CB: Buster Skrine-Average/Good/New
Safety:
SS: Marcus Gilchrist-Average/New
FS: Calvin Pryor-Young/2014 1st RD

NEEDS: 
QB:  Mariota is on their radar, if they can't get him, they may have to wait until the 2016 draft to get their franchise signal caller 
Pass Rusher:  So far, 2012 1st RD pick Quinton Coples has been a bust At least one of Vic Beasley, Dante Fowler or Shane Ray Ray should be available at #6. An elite pass rusher could vault this already stacked defense to the best in the league 
RT:  Need Major upgrade 
ILBs:  Need LB's that can cover TE's with Rob Gronkowski, Charles Clay and Jordan Cameron in the same division





CHICAGO BEARS
Picks in first 3 rounds: 7, 39, 71
Head Coach/GM: John Fox (new)/Ryan Pace (new)
Offensive Coordinator/Style: Adam Gase (new)/Pass First
Defensive Coordinator/Style: Vic Fangio (new)/3-4 
Offensive Star: Matt Forte-RB and Alshon Jeffery
Defensive Star: None
Position Analysis
QB: 
Jay Cutler-Average-make or break year for the veteran
Pass Rush/OLB: 
LOLB: Pernell McPhee-New/Good
ROLB: Jared Allen-Good
WR/TE: 
WR: Alshon Jeffrey-Very Good
WR: Eddie Royal-New/Average
TE: Martellus Bennett-Very Good
O-Line: 
LT: Jermon Bushrod-Average
LG: Matt Slauson-Good
C: Roberto Garza-Average
RG: Kyle Long-Good/Young/2013 1st RD
RT: Jordan Mills-Young/2013 5th RD/Poor so far
RB: 
Matt Forte-Very Good/Elite/arguably the best RB in the league
Interior D-Line: 
LDE: LaMarr Houston-Good
NT: Will Sutton-Young/2014 3rd RD
RDE: Jay Ratliff-Good
Backup NT/DE-Ego Ferguson-Young/2014 2nd RD
ILB: 
LILB: Jon Bostic-Young/2013 2nd RD/Below Average so far
RILB: Mason Foster-New/Average
CB: 
LCB: Tim Jennings-Good
RCB: Kyle Fuller-Young/2014 1st RD
#3/Nickel CB: Alan Ball-New/Average
Safety:
SS: Antrel Rolle-New/Good
FS: Brock Vereen-Young/2014 4th RD

NEEDS: 
NT: They have a lot of depth on the D-Line but they need an elite space eater to take on blocks and command double teams, Danny Shelton may be too good to pass up at #7 
OT:  Both spots could use an upgrade, they may draft a LT and then be able to move Bushrod to RT
ILBs: Bostic is a 2 down player and it's unknown how Foster will fit in a 3-4, neither player is an elite athlete
Pass Rusher:  Allen is 33 and McPhee is good but not a top level pass rusher 
QB: Make or break year for Cutler, it's that simple 
#2 WR:  Jeffery is a stud, Royal is a journey man, more depth is needed for Cutler to succeed 


ATLANTA FALCONS
Picks in first 3 rounds: 8, 42, 73
Head Coach/GM: Dan Quinn (new)/Thomas Dimitroff
Offensive Coordinator/Style: Kyle Shanahan/West Coast-Balanced
Defensive Coordinator/Style: Richard Smith/4-3
Offensive Star: Matt Ryan-QB and Julio Jones-WR
Defensive Star: Desmond Trufant-CB
Position Analysis
QB: 
Matt Ryan-very Good
Pass Rush/DE: 
LDE: Tyson Jackson-Below Average
RDE: Adrian Clayborn-New/Average
WR/TE: 
WR: Julio Jones-Very Good/Elite
WR: Roddy White-Good
TE: Levine Toilolo-Poor  or
      Jacob Tamme-New/Average
O-Line: 
LT: Jake Matthews-Young/2014 1st RD
LG: Harland Gunn-Unknown/never started  or
       Peter Konz-Poor as a Center
C: Joe Hawley-Average
RG: Jon Asamoah-Good
RT: Ryan Schraeder-Average
RB: 
Devonta Freeman-Young/2014 4th RD
Interior D-Line: 
DT: Ra'Shede Hageman-Young/2014 2nd RD
NT: Paul Soliai-Average
ILB: 
SLB: Brooks Reed-New/Average
MLB: Paul Worrilow-Young/2013 Undrafted, poor last year
WLB: Justin Durant-New/Average
CB: 
LCB: Desmond Trufant-Very Good/Young/2013 1st RD
RCB: Robert Alford-Young/2013 2nd RD
#3/Nickel CB: Phillip Adams-New/Average
Safety:
SS: William Moore-Average
FS: Dezmen Southward-Young/2014 3rd RD

NEEDS: 
Pass Rusher:  They need a young edge rusher with speed to get after Drew Brees and Cam Newton. New coach Dan Quinn was the Defensive Coordinator of Seattle.  He wants fast guys with high motors 
TE:  Tony Gonzalez retired after 2013, they failed to find an adequate replacement last year
MLB:  Quinn will want a fast stud MLB similar to his MLB in Seattle, Bobby Wagner 
#2 WR:  Jones is a star but Roddy will be 34 next year 
LG:  Need Upgrade
DB Depth:  More young player makers are needed

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

2015 NFL Draft: Team Needs: picks 1-4

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
Picks in first 3 rounds: 1, 34, 65
Head Coach/GM: Lovie Smith/Jason Licht
Offensive Coordinator/Style: Dirk Koetter/Balanced
Defensive Coordiantor Style: Leslie Frazier/4-3 Tampa 2-Zone
Offensive Star: None
Defensive Stars: Gerald McCoy-DT and Lavonte David-WLB
Position Analysis
QB: 
Major Need; Mike Glennon
Pass Rush/DE: 
Poor: Larry English and William Gholston
WR/TE: 
WR: Mike Evans-Very Good/2014 1st RD pick was a star as a rookie
WR: Vincent Jackson-Good
TE: Austin Sefarian Jenkins-Young/2014 2nd RD
O-Line: 
LT: Demar Dotson-Good
LG: Logan Mankins-Good
C: Evan Dietrich Smith-Average
RG: Patrick Omameh-Poor
RT: Kevin Pamphile-Young/2014 5th RD
RB: 
Doug Martin-Average/Good when healthy
Interior D-Line: 
Gerald McCoy-Elite
Henry Melton-Average or
Akeem Spence-Young/2013 4th RD
LB: 
WLB: Levonte David-Elite
MLB: Orie Lemon-New
SLB: Bruce Carter-Good/Average
CB: 
LCB:Alteraun Verner-Good
RCB: Jonathan Banks-Young/Average/2013 2nd RD
#3 CB: Sterling Moore-New
Safety:
Major Wright-Average
Chris Conte-Average

NEEDS: 
QB:  Will take either Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston at #1 
Pass Rusher:  Both DE spots need to be upgraded 
OT:  Dotson is solid but he's better at RT, they need a young LT to groom for the future
RG:  Need a major upgrade 
#2 RB:  With Martin's injury issues they may need to get another RB in rounds 3-5 

TENNESSEE TITANS
Picks in first 3 rounds: 2, 33, 66
Head Coach/GM: Ken Whisenhunt/Ruston Webster
Offensive Coordinator/Style: Jason Michael/Ball Control
Defensive Coordinator/Style: Ray Horton/3-4
Offensive Star: None
Defensive Star: Jurrell Casey-DT
Position Analysis
QB:
Major Need; Zach Mettenberger-Young/2014 6 RD
Pass Rush/OLB: 
Derrick Morgan-Good
Brian Orakpo-Good when healthy
WR/TE: 
WR: Kendall Wright-Good
WR: Justin Hunter-Young/poor so far/2013 2nd RD
TE: Delanie Walker-Good
#3 WR: Harry Douglas-New
O-Line: 
LT: Taylor Lewan-Young/2014 1st RD/star potential
LG: Andy Levitre-Good
C: Brian Schwenke-Below Average/Young/2013 4th RD
RG: Chance Warmack-Good/Young/2013 1st RD
RT: Terron Jones-New
RB: 
Bishop Sankey-Young/2014 2nd RD
Shonn Greene-Average
Interior D-Line: 
DT/3T/5T; Jurrell Casey-Very Good
NT: Sammie Hill-Average
LDE: Mike Martin-Average
LB: 
LILB: Wesley Woodyard-Below Average
RILB: Avery Williamson-Young/2014 5th RD
CB: 
LCB: Perrish Cox-Good/New
RCB: Jason McCourty-Good
Safety:
SS: Da'Norris Searcy-Very Good/New
FS: Michael Griffin-Below Average

NEEDS: 
QB:  Mettenberger is NOT the answer, may take a QB at #2 or #33
#1 WR:  Wright and Douglas are good on underneath routes, but Hunter has been a bust so far.  They need a WR that can stretch the field and be a red zone threat 
D-Line Depth: If they take Leonard Williams at #2 (like most Mock Drafts), they will have 3-4 DE duo similar to the Jets combo of Muhammed Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson 
RT
C/G Depth 
ILB Depth 




JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
Picks in first 3 rounds: 3, 36, 67
Head Coach/GM: Gus Bradley/David Caldwell
Offensive Coordinator/Style: Greg Olson/Balance-Ball Control
Defensive Coordinator/Style: Bob Babich/4-3
Offensive Star: Julius Thomas-TE (new)
Defensive Star: None
Position Analysis
QB: 
Blake Bortles-Young/2014 1st RD
Pass Rush/DE: 
Chris Clemons-Average
WR/TE: 
WR: Allen Robinson-Young/2014 2nd RD
WR: Marqise Lee-Young/2014 2nd RD
TE: Julius Thomas-Very Good
#3 WR: Allen Hurns-Young/2014 Undrafted
O-Line: 
LT: Luke Joeckel-Young/2013 1st RD/Below Average so far
LG: Zane Beadles-Good
C: Luke Bowanko-Young/2014 6th RD
RG: Brandon Linder-Very Good/2014 3rd RD last year was an instant stud
RT: Jeremy Parnell-New
RB: 
Denard Robinson-Below Average/Young/2013 5th RD
Toby Gerhardt-Below Average
Interior D-Line: 
LDT: Jered Odrick-Very Good/New
RDT: Sen'Derrick Marks-Good
LDE: Tyson Alualu-Average/better as backup DT than as a starting DE
LB: 
MLB: Paul Posluszny-Average
SLB: Dan Skuta-New
WLB: Tevin Smith-Young/2014 5th RD
CB: 
LCB: Demetrius McCray-Young/2013 7th RD/Below Average so far
RCB: Dwayne Gratz-Average
#3/Nickel CB: Davon House-Good/New
Safety:
SS: Jonathan Cyprien-Good/Young/2013 2nd RD
FS: Sergio Brown-New/Average

NEEDS: 
Pass Rusher:  With the #3 pick the Jags are guaranteed either outside rush DE Dante Fowler or inside rush DT Leonard Williams, Fowler may be the better fit, but Williams may be the better talent 
OT:  They signed Parnell, but the jury is still out on the #2 pick in the 2013 draft, Luke Joeckel
RB:  Robinson is solid but is not an evey down back and Gerhardt is nothing more than a short yardage back, they need a bell cow to help take the pressure off of Bortles. They claimed Bernard Pierce off of waivers, but he isn't the answer 
MLB:  Posluszny was the best player on the roster from 2011-2013 but he's past his prime, an young MLB is needed
FS/DB Depth:  Josh Evans was terrible last year, Sergio Brown is a career backup
C/G Depth 




OAKLAND RAIDERS
Picks in first 3 rounds: 4, 35, 68
Head Coach/GM: Jack Del Rio/Reggie McKenzie
Offensive Coordinator/Style: Bill Musgrave/Balance-Ball Control
Defensive Coordinator/Style: Ken NortonJr./4-3
Offensive Star: None
Defensive Star: Khalil Mack-SLB/PR was an instant star as a rookie last year
Position Analysis
QB: 
Derek Carr-Young/2014 2nd RD
Pass Rush/DE: 
RDE: Juston Tuck-Good
LDE: Benson Mayowa-Below Average
WR/TE: 
WR: James Jones-Average
WR: Rod Streater-Average
TE: Mychal Rivera-Below Average
O-Line: 
LT: Donald Penn-Good
LG: Gabe Jackson-Good/Young/2014 3rd RD
C: Rodney Hudson-Very Good/Elite/New
RG: Austin Howard-Average
RT: Manelik Watson-Young/2013 2nd RD/Below Average so far
RB: 
Latavius Murray-Below Average
Roy Helu-Average/New
Interior D-Line: 
NT: Dan Williams-Good/New
DT: Antonio Smith-Good
LB: 
MLB: Cusrtis Lofton-Average/New
SLB: Khalil Mack-Elite/Young/2014 1st RD
WLB: Malcolm Smith-Average/New or
Sio Moore-Average/Young/2013 3rd RD
CB: 
LCB: DJ Hayden-Good/Average/Young 2013 1st RD
RCB: Keith McGill-Young/2014 4th RD
Slot CB: TJ Carrie-Young/2014 7th RD
Safety:
SS: Nate Allen-Average/New
FS: Charles Woodson-Average

NEEDS: 
#1 WR:  Luckily for the Raiders, they will have the chance to draft either Amari Cooper or Kevin White if they stay at #4
Pass Rush/DE:  Mack was a stud last year but he needs more help from the D-Line in getting to the opposing QB
OT:  Watson may not be the answer at RT, Penn is solid at LT but he's 32 
Power RB:  Murray and Helu give them solid speed on the edge but they need an inside rusher 
FS/DB Depth:  Woodson will be 39 in October 

























Sunday, March 15, 2015

NCAA 2015 My S Curve

MY S Curve
with overall record and RPI Ranking
Conference Champs are in bold
At large bids are not

1 Seeds
1. UK (34-0)                  Midwest
2. Duke (29-4)               South
3. Villanova (32-2)        East
4. Wisconsin (30-3)        West

2 Seeds
5. Arizona (31-3)           West
6. Virginia (29-2)           East
7. Gonzaga (31-2)          South
8. Kansas (26-8)             Midwest

3 Seeds
9. Notre Dame (29-5)    Midwest
10. Iowa St (25-8)         South
11. Maryland (27-6)      East
12. Oklahoma (22-10)   West

4 Seeds
13. Louisville (24-8)     West
14. Baylor (23-9)           East
15. UNI (30-3)              South
16. UNC (24-11)           Midwest

5 Seeds
17. WVU (23-9)            Midwest
18. Utah (23-8)              South
19. Wichita St (27-4)     East
20. Arkansas (26-8)      West

6 Seeds
21. SMU (25-6)              West
22. Georgetown (21-10)  East
23. Providence (22-11)   South
24. Michigan St (23-10)  Midwest


RPI Ranking next to record

7 Seeds
25. Oregon (24-9)-27            Midwest
26. San Diego St (25-8)-26   South
27. VCU (26-9)-16                East
28.  Xavier (21-13)-31          West

8 Seeds
29. Dayton (25-8)-28            West
30. NC St. (20-13)-41           East
31. Iowa (21-1)-43                South
32. Butler (22-10) -32           Midwest

9 Seeds
Ohio St-17.3 (25-9)-39        Midwest
St John's (20-11)-37             South
Cincinnati-22.3 (27-6)-40    East
OK St.  (17-13)-46               West

10 Seeds
Purdue  (21-12)-52              West
Georgia (21-11)-36              East
LSU (22-10)-53                   South
Davidson (23-7)-33             Midwest

11 Seeds
Boise (23-8)-44                  Midwest
Buffalo (23-9)-30               South
Colorado St (26-6)-29        East
SFA (26-4)-35                    West

12 Seeds
Texas (20-13)-42               West play in
BYU (23-9)-38                   West play in
Temple (20-13)-42             East play in
Ole Miss (20-12)-55            East play in
Wyoming (23-9)-73           South
Harvard (20-7)-54             Midwest

13 Seeds
Valpo (25-5)-50                 Midwest
UC Irvine (19-12)-90         South
Wofford (26-6)-48             East
Georgia St. (22-9)-61        West

14 Seeds
Belmont (21-10)-105         West
Northeastern (23-11)-85    East 
Albany-(18-14)-108           South
UAB(18-15)-132                Midwest


15 Seeds
Eastern Washington (23-8)  Midwest
New Mexico St (21-10)-107  South
Lafayette (19-12)-124           East
North Dakota St. (21-9)-99  West


16 Seeds
Texas Southern (22-12)-125  West
Manhattan (19-13)-169          East
UNF (20-11)-166                   South play in
Hampton (16-17)-266           South play in
Coastal Carolina (20-9)-127 Midwest play in
Robert Morris (19-14)-174   Midwest play in

NCAA 2015 Bracketology

MIDWEST (Cleveland)

LOUISVILLE
1)UK (SEC)
16)Play In: Coastal Carolina (Big South)-127  vs. Hampton (MEAC)

8)Butler
9)OSU

JACKSONVILLE
5)WVU
12)Harvard (Ivy League)-54

4)UNC
13)Valpo (Horizon)-50

COLUMBUS
6)Michigan St. (Big Ten Title today)
11)Boise (bubble #5) or UConn with a win in the Ameican title today),
     Boise is then is LAST 4 In and in one of the Play In games and Texas drops out

3)Notre Dame (ACC)
14)UAB (C-USA)-132

OMAHA
7)Oregon
10)Davidson

2)Kansas
15)Eastern Washington (Big Sky)-78

SOUTH (Houston) 

CHARLOTTE
1)Duke (ACC)
16)Play In: North Florida (A-Sun)-166 vs. Robert Morris (NEC)-174

8)Iowa
9)St John's

SEATTLE
5)Utah
12)Wyoming (MWC)-73

4)Northern Iowa (MVC)
13)UC Irvine (Big West)-90

LOUISVILLE
6)Providence
11)Buffalo (MAC)-30

3)Iowa St.
14)Albany (AEC)-108 or Georgia Southern (with Sun Belt Title win)

SEATTLE
7)San Diego St.
10)LSU (bubble #3)

2)Gonzaga
15)New Mexico St (WAC)-107


EAST (Syracuse)

PITTSBURGH
1)Villanova (Big East)
16)Manhattan (MAAC)-169

8)NC St.
9)Cincinnati

JACKSONVILLE
5)Wichita St.
12)Play In: Temple (bubble #6) vs. Ole Miss (bubble #9)

4)Baylor
13)Wofford (SoCon)-48

PITTSBURGH
6)Georgetown
11)Colorado St. (Bubble #4)

3)Maryland
14)Northeastern (Colonial)-85

CHARLOTTE
7)VCU (A 10 Title today)
10)Georgia (bubble #3)

2)Virginia
15)Lafayette (Patriot)-124



WEST (LA) 

OMAHA
1)Wisconsin
16)Texas Southern (SWAC)-125

8)Dayton (A 10 title today)
9)OK St.

COLUMBUS
5)Arkansas
12)Play In: BYU (Bubble #7) vs. Texas (Bubble #8)

4)Louisville
13)Georgia St (with Sun Belt Title today) or Albany with loss

PORTLAND
6)SMU (American Title Today)
11)SFA Southland)-35.0

3)Oklahoma
14)Belmont (OVC)-105

PORTLAND
7)Xavier
10)Purdue (bubble #1)

2)Zona
15)North Dakota St. (Summit)-99


LAST 4 BYE: 
Georgia 
Colorado St. 
LSU 
Boise 

LAST 4 IN: 
Temple 
BYU 
Texas
Ole Miss

LAST 4 OUT: 
UCLA 
Miami 
Indiana
Tulsa 

NEXT 4 OUT: 
Old Dominion
Murray St. 
Richmond
UConn (with a loss today) 

CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN
LOCKS:
BIG 12-6
ACC-6
Big East-6
Big Ten-5
PAC 12-3
SEC-2
Atlantic 10-3
MWC-2
American-2
Missouri Valley-2
WCC-1


BUBBLE:
SEC-3 (Georgia, LSU, Ole Miss)
Big Ten-2 (Purdue and Indiana)
MWC-2 (Colorado St. and Boise)
American-2 (Temple and UConn)
ACC-1 (Miami)
Big 12-1 (Texas)
PAC 12-1 (UCLA)
WCC-1 (BYU)
C-USA-1 (Old Dominion)
OVC-1 (Murray St.)
A 10-1 (Richmond)


37 At large Locks
22 possible One Bid Leagues
49 spots taken
9 or 8 Bubble Spots are available


Friday, March 6, 2015

2015 NFL Free Agency Rankings and Predictions

Rank Player POS Projected Team
1 Justin Houston EDGE KC (TAG)
2 Ndamukong Suh         DT OAK
3 Dez Bryant         WR DAL (TAG)
4 Devin McCourty         FS PHI
5 Demaryius Thomas WR DEN (TAG)
6. Jason Pierre-Paul EDGE NYG (TAG)
7.     DeMarco Murray  RB     IND
8. Randall Cobb WR JAX
9. Greg Hardy EDGE CIN
10 Bryan Bulaga OT GB
11. Terrance Knighton DT OAK
12. Nick Fairley DT JAX
13. Brandon Graham EDGE    ATL
14 Derrick Morgan EDGE    TEN
15 Julius Thomas TE OAK
16.   Pernell McPhee          EDGE     IND
17.   Brandon Flowers        CB   SD 
18. Byron Maxwell CB PHI
19. Mike Iupati G WAS
20.  Jerry Hughes EDGE CLV
21.    Kareem Jackson        CB     HOU
22.    Brian Orakpo            EDGE   ATL
23. Jared Odrick DT ATL
24. Jason Worilds EDGE PHI
25. Orlando Franklin OL TB
26. Brian Orakpo EDGE ATL
27. Jeremy Maclin WR OAK
28. Clint Boling G NYJ
29. Torrey Smith WR CLV
30. Stefen Wisniewski C SL
31. Chris Culliver CB SF
32. Rolando McClain LB DAL
33. Tramon Williams CB GB
34. Henry Melton DT NYG
35. Rahim Moore S NYG
36. Brandon Spikes ILB OAK
37. Jabaal Sheard EDGE CAR
38. Antonio Cromartie CB NYJ
39, Charles Clay TE MIA (TAG)
40. Stephen Paea DT CHI
41. Justin Forsett RB BLT
42. C.J. Spiller RB JAX
43. Mark Ingram RB NO
44. Sean Weatherspoon ILB ATL
45. Lance Briggs WLB CHI
46. Sterling Moore CB DAL
47. Dan Williams DT/NT CLV
48 Ryan Mathews RB OAK
49. Da’Norris Searcy        S      BUF
50. Jordan Cameron TE    ATL




Wednesday, June 25, 2014

NBA DRAFT 2014: MOCK DRAFT


Thank you to Walter Football for adding my mock to their great NBA Mock Draft Database.
 http://walterfootball.com/nbadraftdata.php

FIRST  ROUND

1. CLEVELAND CAVALIERS-JABARI PARKER-SF-DUKE  6-8/235 
NBA COMPARISON: PAUL PIERCE/GRANT HILL 
NEEDS: Everything but PG
The Cavs have been victims of the CANADIAN OVERHYPE train onE to many times.
Fool me Once: Tristan Thompson (#4 pick in 2011) has been a very average player
Fool me Twice: Anthony Bennett (#1 pick last year) was a total bust as a rookie, but the jury is still out on him.
I don't think they are getting fooled again with Andrew Wiggins. Parker should be the pick here.

The Cavs recently hired new coach David Blatt. He comes from an international background and will find ways to utilize Jabari Parker as both a stretch four and as a SF. He should have an instant impact as a scorer and should form a great duo with Kyrie Irving.

2. MILWAUKEE BUCKS-ANDREW WIGGINS-SF-KANSAS  6-8/200
NBA COMPARISON: PAUL GEORGE/GERALD GREEN
NEEDS: True PG, Scoring Wing and Big
Wiggins is a good player right now with star potential. He has been unfairly overhyped as the next LeBron, but in reality, a GM will be happy if he becomes another Paul George. However he may end up being just another freak athlete like Gerald Green. The Bucks haven't had a star since Glenn Robinson and Ray Allen in the late 90's. They need whoever they draft (Wiggins or Parker) to eventually become that type of star.

3. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS-MARCUS SMART-CG/PG-OK ST.  6-3/227 
NBA COMPARISON: JAMES HARDEN/bigger KYLE LOWRY 
NEEDS: Scoring Everywhere 
The 76ers already have a nice young PG in Michael Carter Williams. They need someone that can complement him in the backcourt. MCW's length (6-6) and passing ability mixed with Smart's strength and slashing skills will give Philly a great backcourt duo for many years to come.

4. ORLANDO MAGIC-DANTE EXUM-PG-AUSTRALIA  6-6/196
NBA COMPARISON: JAMAL CRAWFORD/PENNY HARDAWAY
NEEDS: PG and PF 
Exum is a stud combo guard that has the play making skill of a point. Exum would be a nice back court partner with last year's 1st round pick, Victor Oladipo. The Magic are also said to be interested in Noah Vonleh, so a trade down with Boston or the Lakers is possible. The Lakers are rumored to be very high on Exum. The Lakers could offer Kendall Marshall in order to entice the Magic.

5. UTAH JAZZ-AARON GORDON-CF/PF-ZONA  6-9/220
NBA COMPARISON: SHAWN MARION/KAWHI LEONARD 
NEEDS: PF and SG 
Gordon will be a great role player that will be best used as a 3rd option on a winning team. This guy does all the little things well. A very similar prospect to Kawhi as a draft prospect. I really don't feel there's any difference in skill and upside between Gordon and Wiggins. Both are great athletes, that lack elite wing skills.

6. BOSTON CELTICS-JOEL EMBIID-C-KANSAS  7-0/250
NBA COMPARISON: JOAKIM NOAH/ANTHONY DAVIS/GREG ODEN (injury risk) 
NEEDS: Go to Scorer, bigger guards
The Celtics have the time and patience to draft Embiid and let him develop. If he can stay healthy, Embiid may end up being the best player in this draft. His skill set as a big will help relieve tension off of Kelly Olynk and Jared Sullinger

7. LOS ANGELES LAKERS-JULIUS RANDLE-PF-UK  6-9/250
NBA COMPARISON: ZACH RANDOLPH/TERRANCE JONES 
NEEDS: EVERYTHING 
Randle is a solid PF that will fit best playing alongside a Center like Pau Gasol. The best part about Randle is that he can provide the Lakers with help right away.

8. SACRAMENTO KINGS-NOAH VONLEH-PF-INDIANA  6-10/242 
NBA COMPARISON: AL HARRINGTON/MARKIEFF MORRIS
NEEDS: SF, PF, good Shooter, better passing Guards
Vonleh is a stud PF with star potential, will need at least 3-4 to develop. Vonleh is very similar to Harrington. Both have more of the skill set of a wing but have the size to play PF. The Kings need a stretch four with big man Demarcus Cousins demanding so many double teams.

9. CHARLOTTE HORNETS-NIK STAUSKAS-SF/SG-MICHIGAN  6-7/207
NBA COMPARISON: DAN MAJERLE/KLAY THOMPSON
NEEDS: Scoring Wing, SG, PF 
The Hornets are a Klay Thompson/Bradley Beal from being the 3rd best team in the East. Stauskas is a sharp shooting wing that could be a good #3/4 option on a playoff team.

10. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS-DOUG McDERMOTT-SF-CREIGHTON  6-7/218 
NBA COMPARISON: KYLE KORVER/MIKE MILLER
The 76ers have MCW, will likely draft Exum or Smart. They also have Nerlens Noel. Those are solid building blocks but none of those players can shoot. Enter McDermott, the best shooter in this year's draft.

11. DENVER NUGGETS-GARY HARRIS-SG-MICHIGAN ST.  6-5/198 
NBA COMPARISON: AARON AFFALO/KLAY THOMPSON
NEEDS: SG, C, defensive wings
Harris is the type of wing scorer that can complement PG Ty Lawson. He's a great shooter but lacks ideal NBA speed and size.

12. ORLANDO MAGIC-ELFRID PAYTON-PG-LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE  6-4/186
NBA COMPARISON: DAMIAN LILLARD/GEORGE HILL 
Payton is good point guard with great length that could end up being the steal of this year's draft. The Jameer Nelson era is over in Orlando.

13. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES-SHABAZZ NAPIER-PG-UCONN  6-0/175
NBA COMPARISON: JAMEER NELSON/PATTY MILLS 
NEEDS: Depth everywhere, Rim protector 
If the Heat want Napier they will need to move into the lottery to get him before Atlanta or Chicago drafts him  I see this pick being traded. Minnesota could also keep the pick and take Napier. He will be a nice starting PG and is a flat out winner. With Kevin Love likely being traded, Minnesota will need a big name to build their team around.

14. PHOENIX SUNS-JAMES YOUNG-G/F-UK  6-7/213 
NBA COMPARISON: MANU GINOBILI/MICHEAL REDD
NEEDS: SF, PF 
Young is a good slasher/shooter that could develop into a solid #2 scorer. The Suns need guys that can shoot to compliment PG Goran Dragic.

15. ATLANTA HAWKS-KYLE ANDERSON-SF-UCLA  6-8/230
NBA COMPARISON: JALEN ROSE/LANDRY FIELDS
NEEDS: SF, C, rebounding 
The Hawks have a bunch small scoring guards in Jeff Teague, Louis Williams and Shelvin Mack. They could use a play making point forward like Anderson add depth to their perimeter.

16. CHICAGO BULLS-TYLER ENNIS-PG-SYRACUSE  6-3/182
NBA COMPARISON: TONY PARKER/KIRK HINRICH
NEEDS: Wing that can Shoot, backup PG
Ennis is too good to pass up here. He can provide insurance in case Derrick Rose gets injured again.

17. BOSTON CELTICS-ZACH LAVINE-SG-UCLA  6-6/191
NBA COMPARISON: IMAN SHUMPERT/HAROLD MINER
Lavine is a freak athlete that may end up getting more notoriety in the Dunk Contest than as a NBA starter. He is raw offensively and will need many years to develop, luckily the Celtics have a young roster that will give Lavine time to develop.

18. PHOENIX SUNS-JUSIF NURKIC-C-BOSNIA  6-11/280
NBA COMPARISON: ZAZA PACHULIA/ROY HIBBERT
The Suns can afford to take a chance on a solid rim protecting big man.

19. CHICAGO BULLS-DARIO SARIC-CF/PF-CROATIA  6-10/230 
NBA COMPARISON: BORIS DIAW/CHANDLER PARSONS
The Bulls will be cutting costs in hopes of landing Carmelo Anthony in free agency so they can keep Saric overseas for the next few years. Saric is a solid combo forward that is a very skilled passer and decent shooter.

20. TORONTO RAPTORS-ADREIAN PAYNE-PF-MICHIGAN ST.  6-10/238 
NBA COMPARISON: ROBERT HORRY/CHANNING FRYE
NEEDS: Scoring Big, Guard depth 
Payne is a stretch four that should solid role player and will be an immediate contributor

21. OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER-RODNEY HOOD-SF-DUKE  6-8/208
NBA COMPARISON: MARVIN WILLIAMS/MARTELL WEBSTER
NEEDS: 3rd/4th scoring option 
Hood can provide the Thunder with shooting off the bench. He has good athletic ability but must become more aggressive in order to become a regular contributor.

22. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES-GLENN ROBINSON III-SF/SG-MICHIGAN  6-7/211
NBA COMPARISON: MICHAEL FINLEY/TREVOR ARIZA
NEEDS: Scoring Wing or Stretch Four 
Robinson is a good wing that still has some star potential, he was never the go to guy in college and it looks like he enjoys being just a solid role player.  

23. UTAH JAZZ-CLEANTHONY EARLY-SF-WICHITA ST.  6-7/209 
NBA COMPARISON: JIMMY BUTLER/DRAYMOND GREEN
Early should be a nice defensive specialist/role playing SF

24. CHARLOTTE HORNETS-MITCH McGARY-C-MICHIGAN  6-10/263 
NBA COMPARISON: BILL LAIMBEER/NIKOLA PEKOVIC
McGary is a physical big man that will just rebound, defend and hustle. He'd be a top 10 pick if not for character and injury concerns

25. HOUSTON ROCKETS-CJ WILCOX-SG-WASHINGTON  6-5/201
NBA COMPARISON: DANNY GREEN
NEEDS: Wing Depth 
Like Green, Wilcox can provide a contender with a good defense and 3 point shooting.

26. MIAMI HEAT-JORDAN CLARKSON-CG/PG-MIZZOU  6-4/186
NBA COMPARISON: SHAUN LIVINGSTON 
ROLE: C, PG upgrade, Wing Defender 
The Heat may trade up to get Napier, if they stay, they will likely look to upgrade their back court. Clarkson brings nice length and play making skills.

27. PHOENIX SUNS-TJ WARREN-SF-NC ST.  6-8/220
NBA COMPARISON: JOSH HOWARD
Warren should be able to provide the Suns with a good scorer off the bench.

28. SAN ANTONIO SPURS-PJ HAIRSTON-G/F-UNC  6-4/220 
NBA COMPARISON: ALAN ANDERSON/WES MATTHEWS
NEEDS: Only Depth and backup PG if Patty Mills leaves 
Hairston is a solid wing that can backup both the 2 and 3. He has some character concerns, but coach Popovich knows how to get the best out of any player.

29. OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER-CLINT CAPELA-PF-SWITZERLAND  6-11/222
NBA COMPARISON: AMIR JOHNSON
Capela could develop into a nice backup big man with a lot of athletic ability and upside, may be a Euro stash candidate 

30. SAN ANTONIO SPURS-BOGDAN BOGDANOVIC-SG-SERBIA  6-6/205
NBA COMPARISON: LANDRY FILEDS
You know the Spurs will draft a foreign player with one of their two first round picks. 

SECOND ROUND

31. MILWAUKEE BUCKS-ARTEM KLIMKENKO-C-RUSSIA
32. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS-JERAMI GRANT-SF-SYRACUSE
33. CLEVELAND CAVALIERS-VASILJE MICIC-PG-SERBIA
34. NEW YORK KNICKS-SEMAJ CHRISTION-PG-XAVIER
NEEDS: EVERYTHING
35. UTAH JAZZ-PATRIC YOUNG-C-FLORIDA
36. MILWAUKEE BUCKS-SEAN KILPATRICK-SG-CINCINNATI
37. TORONTO RAPTORS-JORDAN ADAMS-PG-UCLA
38. DETRIOT PISTONS-DAMIEN INGLIS-PG-FRANCE
NEEDS: better passing PG, SF upgrade 
39. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS-SPENCER DINWIDDIE-SG-COLORADO
40. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES-JOHNNY O'BRYANT-C-LSU
41. DENVER NUGGETS-KJ McDANIELS-SF/G-CLEMSON 
42. HOUSTON ROCKETS-DWIGHT POWELL-PF-STANFORD
43. ATLANTA HAWKS-NIKOLA JOKIC-C-SERBIA
44. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES-WALTER TAVARES-C-CAPE VERDE
45. CHARLOTTE HORNETS-CJ FAIR-CF-SYRACUSE
46. WASHINGTON WIZARDS-NICK JOHNSON-PG-ZONA 
NEEDS: backup Combo guard, F/C
47. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS-JARNELL STOKES-PF-TENNESSEE
48. MILWAUKEE BUCKS-CAMERON BAIRSTOW-PF-NEW MEXICO
49. CHICAGO BULLS-DeANDRE DANIELS-SF-UCONN 
50. PHOENIX SUNS-RUSS SMITH-CG-LOUISVILLE
51. NEW YORK KNICKS-JOE HARRIS-SF-VIRGINIA
52. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS-MARKEL BROWN-PG-OK ST.
53. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES-DeANDRE KANE-SG-IOWA ST.
54. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS-KHEM BIRCH-C-UNLV
55. MIAMI HEAT-CASEY PRATHER-SF-FLORIDA
56. DENVER NUGGETS-SCOTTIE WILBEKIN-PG-FLORIDA 
57. INDIANA PACERS-JABARI BROWN-SG-MIZZOU
NEEDS: PG and SG
58. SAN ANTONIO SPURS-DEONTE BURTON-PG-NEVADA
59. TORONTO RAPTORS-CORY JEFFERSON-PF-BAYLOR
60. SAN ANTONIO SPURS-CRISTIANO FELICIO-PF-BRAZIL