Kent Platte

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Kent is known as the creator of the Relative Athletic Score system, which is used to evaluate player athleticism on a 0 to 10 scale, and also as the curator of the PFN Mock Draft Simulator. He has been covering the draft since 2009, and professionally covered the Detroit Lions from 2011-2020 with various sites before joining PFN. His work with the Mock Draft Simulator allows him to evaluate the team needs and tendencies of all 32 teams, while also ensure the ranking of over 1,000 NFL prospects during the draft cycle.

Isaiah Wilson’s potential 2020 impact carries risk for the Titans

The Tennessee Titans are simply built differently and that allows them to take different risks. They proved that in the 2020 NFL Draft with the selection of Isaiah Wilson, an offensive...

Noah Igbinoghene will have the most impact of Dolphins 2020 picks

Despite being the 30th overall pick as opposed to the 3rd or 18th, Noah Igbinoghene has both an immediately defined role in the scheme and no concerns over health. He should have the most immediate impact of all the Miami Dolphins 1st round picks.

Which NFC South team had the most athletic draft according to RAS?

With the 2020 NFL Draft now complete, we're able to take a look back at previous seasons and see if organizations are following any sort of trends from years past. Teams...

Which NFC West team had the most athletic draft class according to RAS?

With the 2020 NFL Draft now complete, we're able to take a look back at previous seasons and see if organizations are following any sort of trends from years past. Teams...

Which NFC North team had the most athletic draft class according to RAS?

With the 2020 NFL Draft now complete, we're able to take a look back at previous seasons and see if organizations are following any sort of trends from years past. Teams...

Which NFC East team had the most athletic draft class according to RAS?

With the 2020 NFL Draft now complete, we're able to take a look back at previous seasons and see if organizations are following any sort of trends from years past. Teams...

2020 NFL Draft: Relative Athletic Scores (RAS) for Round 1 Prospects

Round one of the 2020 NFL Draft has completed and teams have begun preparations for round two. Teams like the Cincinnati Bengals, Miami Dolphins, and San Diego Chargers all grabbed their...

2020 NFL Draft Prospects: Kent Platte’s Relative Athletic Scores (RAS)

Relative Athletic Scores, a metric and analytics system created by Kent Platte, take player measurements and put them on an easy to understand 0 to 10 scale compared to their position...

So your favorite player bombed the NFL Scouting Combine. Now what?

Without fail, every season, some player disappoints at the NFL Scouting Combine. A player at the top of many draft lists comes to Indianapolis and lays an egg during drills. Either...

Relative Athletic Score: Projecting Derrick Brown’s value in the NFL

Early in the 2020 NFL Draft season, a common refrain was that there were four elite defensive prospects in the draft class. Chase Young, the talented pass rusher out of Ohio...

Relative Athletic Score: Is it risky to select A.J. Epenesa in the 2020 NFL Draft?

Every year following the NFL Scouting Combine, there are players who rise and players who fall in the eyes of teams and the draft community. Sometimes it’s a player with concerns...