Matt Waldman's RSP Cast

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Matt Waldman’s NFL and college football scouting podcast.

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United States

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Matt Waldman’s NFL and college football scouting podcast.

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@mattwaldman

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English

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Episodes

Lessons from Tom Brady’s Career, Sr. Bowl Red Herrings, What to Make of Michael Wilson: Matt Waldman’s RSP Scout Talk with Russ Lande

2/1/2023
CFL and NFL scout Russ Lande and the RSP’s Matt Waldman discuss the lessons gained from Tom Brady's career, what's to gain from all-star games like the Senior Bowl, and what to make of a prospect like wide receiver Michael Wilson. Topics This week: What lessons did Tom Brady potentially learn about football from competing with Drew Henson at Michigan? How Russ Lande, who was higher on Brady than most, changed his scouting of quarterbacks based on Brady's career? The areas of Brady's game...

Feel It or F#@k It — NFL And NFL Draft: A Matt Waldman RSP Cast with Bob Harris

1/30/2023
A weekly phone conversation between fantasy veterans Bob Harris and Matt Waldman is a quick and dirty run-down of NFL players, units, or teams https://youtu.be/Upso0QrEuMk Topics Ben Violin's thought that the Conference championships are an argument that you don't need a high-paid QB. Daniel Jones: Worth $40 million a year? Aaron Rodgers, Packers moving on from each other? Jonathan Taylor: Top-5 fantasy asset? Dolphins all-in on Tua Tagovailoa. Tyreek Hill's Dynasty value. Brock Purdy: 49ers...

2023 Running Back Class B-Z: Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast

1/27/2023
Matt Waldman delivers a solo RSP Cast with pre-NFL Combine thoughts on 52 running backs from the 2023 NFL Draft class. Topics Why is Bijan Robinson entering the NFL at the perfect time for his skills? Which backs' draft capitals could wind up running backward and which back is literally running backward? Which runners have legitimate questions about their acceleration that could be a big difference in their evaluations? Who could be the Arian Foster starter kit in this class? Who is the back...

Evaluating WRs, A Subtle and Pervasive QB Bias, and Collegians with Something to Prove in ’23: Matt Waldman’s RSP-Campus2Canton Cast

1/25/2023
Campus2Canton’s Felix Sharpe and RSP’s Matt Waldman discuss the craft of wide receiver evaluation, a subtle and pervasive form of bias present in major media with quarterback analysis, and collegians with something to prove heading into 2023. Every other week, Felix @sharpereview of @campus2canton will be joining me to discuss college and NFL talent, many of them underclassmen (Devy). The show will be focused solely on these aspects of fantasy football so you can get familiar with them for...

Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: Game of Thrones Mock Combat Tourney: The Early Matchups with Mark Schofield

1/20/2023
SBNation's Mark Schofield returns to the show to play through the opening fights from our mock combat tourney with Game of Thrones warriors. Imagine an 18-combatant tourney to the death with the warriors from Game of Thrones. Who excels in various facets of fighting? Who are the favorites and underdogs if we seeded them? And, how do we think a tourney would play out? This week, Mark and I kick off this mock tournament with a look at the opening battles: Who is the highest seed most likely to...

Matt Waldman’s RSP NFL Glossary: Overextending with RB Kendre Miller (TCU)

1/19/2023
Matt Waldman’s RSP NFL Scouting Glossary illustrates with the help of 2023 NFL Draft prospect, Kendre Miller of TCU, why overextending at the collision point as a pass protector places a running back at a disadvantage with his assignments. What Is Overextending? Pretty much what you'd expect: leaning too far forward. For pass protection, overextending happens when an offensive player has his head and shoulders over his knees. While this can be a good body alignment for a running back when...

Kyler Murray, Justin Fields-Bryce Young, Tyjae Spears, and RB Eval Criteria: Matt Waldman’s RSP Scout Talk with Russ Lande

1/11/2023
Montreal Alouettes’ head of U.S. scouting Russ Lande and the RSP’s Matt Waldman discusses the Cardinals' changes on Kyler Murray's development challenges, the Justin Fields-Bryce Young offseason conundrum, our criteria for scouting RBs, and Tulane RB Tyjae Spears. Topics This week: The backdrop for Kliff Kingsbury's firing and what's ahead for Arizona. The work ahead for Kyler Murray and what's missed about evaluating success for NFL quarterbacks. Why the Bears could be legitimately...

UFA Matchmaking of RBs to NFL Teams: Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast with Laurie Fitzpatrick

1/10/2023
TD Wire’s Laurie Fitzpatrick returns to Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast to do some match-making between unrestricted free-agent RBs to NFL teams. Topics The Lions' plans to supplement D'Andre Swift. The Cowboys' RB stable: present and future. Miles Sanders: Better or worse post-Eagles? Premium and lower cost options for Philadelphia. The Dolphins' RB stable: present and future. Assessing the mid-range/low-cost starters/contributors on the market. Who has the best shot to start? Who is most likely to...

Feel It or F#@k It–The Never Too Early Free Agent Speculation Edition: A Matt Waldman RSP Cast with Bob Harris

1/9/2023
A weekly phone conversation between fantasy veterans Bob Harris and Matt Waldman is a quick and dirty run-down of NFL players, units, or teams https://youtu.be/XBZekwom4tg 1. Daniel Jones' best opportunity is outside New York? 2. Tom Brady's best opportunity in Tampa? 3. Kareem Hunt will be a feature back elsewhere next year? 4. Ezekiel Elliott will be a feature back elsewhere next year? 5. Dallas resigns Tony Pollard? 6. Jeff Wilson stays in Miami? 7. Miles Sanders - similar production...

Damar Hamlin, C.J. Stroud’s Bowl Performance, NFL Rookie Review: Matt Waldman’s RSP Campus2Canton Cast with Felix Sharpe

1/4/2023
Campus2Canton’s Felix Sharpe and RSP’s Matt Waldman discuss Damar Hamlin and the football community's response, C.J. Stroud's standout performance against Georgia, and various rookie performances during the 2022 NFL season. Every other week, Felix @sharpereview of @campus2canton will be joining me to discuss college and NFL talent, many of them underclassmen (Devy). The show will be focused solely on these aspects of fantasy football so you can get familiar with them for your Devy, dynasty,...

Matt Waldman’s RSP NFL Scouting Glossary: Curvilinear Movement with RB Bijan Robinson (Texas)

1/3/2023
Matt Waldman’s RSP NFL Scouting Glossary illustrates how Texas running back Bijan Robinson of the 2023 NFL Draft class uses curvilinear movement to efficiently defeat two angles of pursuit at the same time. What Is Curvilinear Movement? Imagine a motorcyclist or speedskater taking a curve at a high speed. Their bodies (and in the biker's case, the machine) bend into the curve. This movement helps the individual change direction without losing as much speed as they would with a turn requiring...

Feel It or F#@k It Week 18: A Matt Waldman RSP Cast with Bob Harris

1/2/2023
A weekly phone conversation between fantasy veterans Bob Harris and Matt Waldman is a quick and dirty run-down of NFL players, units, or teams https://youtu.be/6dGoBitMCyQ 1. Skyler Thompson: a deep dynasty stash? 2. Kenny Pickett as a fantasy QB2 next year? 3. T.Y. Hilton one more year in Dallas? 4. Malik Willis: a shallow dynasty stash? 5. Treylon Burks? a WR2 next year? 6. Desmond Ridder: a fantasy QB2 next year? 7. Trey McBride: a shallow dynasty stash? 8. Justin Fields: a better passer...

Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast: Game of Thrones Mock Tourney Seeding with Mark Schofield

12/29/2022
SBNation’s Mark Schofield returns to Matt Waldman’s RSP Cast for a little break from football with part two of our scouting the warriors in George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones. This week, we seed the combatants in a 16-team and 18-team tourney. The NFL playoffs are around the corner, draft season is on its way, and as Lions Head Coach Dan Campbell has figured out by injecting tug of war into his team’s practices, sometimes you have to switch things up to keep things fresh. This week, Mark...

Models, Film, Christian Watson, and Cam Akers: Matt Waldman’s RSP Film And Data with Adam Harstad

12/29/2022
Footballguys staff writer Adam Harstad joins RSP Film and Data as Matt Waldman’s cohost for the 2022 football season to discuss practices that will make you a better fantasy GM and NFL fan. There are a lot of excellent writers and analysts in the fantasy industry. There are few that I hold in as high a regard as Adam. He’s a forthright human being with a tremendous intellect whose approach to analysis in this space differs from most. He’s also an excellent fantasy GM in re-draft and dynasty...

Matt Waldman’s RSP Scout Talk: Football Disciplines, Building Evaluation Processes, And Grades vs. Rankings

12/28/2022
This week, Matt Waldman RSP Cast breaks down different disciplines of football analysis, the building blocks for a helpful film-grading process, and why grades are far more important than rankings. Laurie Fitzpatrick is off this week, so I did a solo cast on the scouting of player film: Why understanding the disciplines of football analysis aids your perspective as a fan. The building blocks for a well-functioning grading process for film study. Why grades are far more important than...

Matt Waldman’s RSP NFL Scouting Glossary: Accounting for Ancillary Coverage with TCU QB Max Duggan

12/27/2022
Matt Waldman’s RSP NFL Scouting Glossary illustrates how TCU quarterback Max Duggan of the 2023 NFL Draft class accounts for ancillary coverage to deliver an optimal target to his fellow draft classmate, wide receiver Quinton Johnston. https://youtu.be/W2iWkYEK9Qs What Is Ancillary Coverage? There are probably multiple ways to describe this coverage among coaches. I call it ancillary coverage because it's a player or players who provide the necessary support to the primary coverage in the...

Feel It or F#@k It Week 17: A Matt Waldman RSP Cast with Bob Harris

12/26/2022
A weekly phone conversation between fantasy veterans Bob Harris and Matt Waldman is a quick and dirty run-down of NFL players, units, or teams https://youtu.be/TV2aSoy4bdI 1. Greg Dortch 2. James Cook 3. Chuba Hubbard 4. Drake London 5. Velus Jones 6. Khalil Herbert 7. Amari Cooper 8. Nick Chubb 9. Colby Parkinson 10. Isiah Hodgins 11. Richie James 12. Darius Slayton 13 Trenton Irwin 14. Jahan Dotson 15. Darren Waller 16. Hunter Renfrow 17. Cam Akers 18. Tyler Higbee And of course, if you...

How NFL Teams Develop Prospect Lists, QB Development in the NFL, Building the Back End of Rosters, And the Continuing Devaluating of RBs: Matt Waldman’s RSP Scout Talk with Russ Lande

12/21/2022
Montreal Alouettes’ head of U.S. scouting Russ Lande and the RSP’s Matt Waldman discuss how NFL teams develop lists of prospects for evaluation, why this is a great time of year to build the back end of rosters, and thoughts on quarterback development and running back devaluation. Topics This week: The roles of Blesto, National, NFL teams, and college with creating lists of prospects with NFL potential. How scouts build these lists and the benefits of the process. How NFL teams use IR or cut...

The “Next” List, Bowl Game Recommendations, Daylen Baldwin, and Dareke Young: Matt Waldman’s RSP Campus2Canton Cast with Felix Sharpe

12/20/2022
Campus2Canton’s Felix Sharpe and RSP’s Matt Waldman discuss college players who could be the "next" to fit a development narrative comparable to recent big names, college bowl games that should offer high entertainment value and thoughts on NFL wide receivers Daylen Baldwin and Dareke Young. Every other week, Felix @sharpereview of @campus2canton will be joining me to discuss college and NFL talent, many of them underclassmen (Devy). The show will be focused solely on these aspects of...

Matt Waldman’s RSP NFL Scouting Glossary: The Hip Shift with WR Garrett Wilson (Jets) And Davante Adams (Raiders)

12/20/2022
Matt Waldman’s RSP NFL Scouting Glossary illustrates how Jets wide receiver Garrett Wilson of the 2022 NFL Draft class and Raiders All-Pro Davante Adams use a footwork technique called the hip shift to defeat off-coverage near the top of his stem. What Is A Hip Shift? A footwork technique, a hip shift is a series of three moves used in combination to earn a favorable position on a defender, usually when that defender is playing coverage directly over the top of the receiver. Also commonly...