Stephen White's Notebook

Good things about Bruce 'Bad Things' Smith

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Sure, Bruce Smith could do some "Bad Things" to quarterbacks, but young players could pick up a lot of good things from him. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White shares memories of watching Smith.

Mike Singletary made defense fun

Forget the touchdown dances, Hall of Fame middle linebacker Mike Singletary made hitting something to smile about to a generation of NFL fans who came of age in the 1980s.

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Old favorites finding new directions

The dust has settled on the NFL Draft, and a few teams are all set to turn things around this year. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White looks at the direction teams took with their new players...

Finding the future stars

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Which first-round picks will we still be talking about five years from now? Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White checks in with a look at the teams and the players featured on the first night of...

Former NFL DE: Clowney's No. 1

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Stephen White wraps up his player breakdowns ahead of the draft with a look back at the process, rankings and a bonus confession.

Can Marqise Lee catch on in the NFL?

Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White turns his focus to the USC wide receiver.

Louis Nix III, the best of both worlds

Is he a nose tackle in a 3-4 or an inside guy in a 4-3? Maybe he can be both. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White breaks down Irish Chocolate.

Is Dee Ford the best pass rusher in the draft?

The Auburn defensive end once claimed to be the best pass rusher in the draft. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White heads to the film room for a little fact checking.

Is speed enough for Brandin Cooks?

Brandin Cooks can burn up the track, but is there more to him than a 40 time? Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White wrestles with that question.

Scouting Notre Dame OL Zack Martin

The Notre Dame offensive lineman has the technique and toughness, but he might not be able to handle the tackle spot in the NFL. No worries, says retired NFL defensive end Stephen White.

NFL Draft: Can Ra'Shede Hageman find consistency?

The Minnesota defensive tackle is sitting on some real potential, but is he miscast as a defensive tackle? Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White has a closer look.

Michael Sam's knockout move

Does Missouri defensive end Michael Sam have the moves to be a productive NFL pass rusher? Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White takes a look.

NFL Draft: Size isn't everything for WR Benjamin

At 6'5, 240 pounds, wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin has the size to intimidate defensive backs at any level, but can he put it all together in the pros? Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White looks...

NFL Draft: Deciphering Taylor Lewan

How does the Michigan offensive tackle compare to the others in the 2014 NFL Draft? Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White peels back the curtain for a closer look at Taylor Lewan.

NFL Draft: What's so special about Kony Ealy?

The Missouri standout is seen by many as one of the top pass rushers in the 2014 NFL Draft. Not so fast, says retired NFL defensive end Stephen White.

Anthony Barr and the value of a high motor

Anthony Barr may not be the best pass rusher in the 2014 NFL Draft, but he's got the kind of motor that will take him places. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White has a closer look at the UCLA...

Is Mike Evans ready for greatness?

Mike Evans is one of the top receivers in the draft. Can the Texas A&M standout learn to channel his temper to be productive in the NFL? Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White breaks down Evans'...

Sammy Watkins will make you smile

Some lucky NFL team is going to draft Sammy Watkins, and they'll be very pleased that they did. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White explains why Watkins is likely to be the first receiver...

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Jake Matthews & the importance of consistency

Greg Robinson may have the higher ceiling, but Jake Matthews can do a little bit of everything on day one. Retired defensive end Stephen White takes a closer look at the Texas A&M lineman.

Greg Robinson is coming to take your lunch money

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Auburn's Greg Robinson has all the makings of the next great NFL offensive tackle, but he'll have to work on a few things before he gets there.

Is brute strength enough for Timmy Jernigan?

The Florida State defensive tackle powered through college football, but it'll take more than muscle to make it at the next level. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White takes a closer look at...

No easy decision: My free agent story

What's free agency really like? Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White recounts his own experience and takes you behind the scenes of the nerve-racking process.

Aaron Donald, master of technique

Pitt's Aaron Donald may not be as well known as some of the other defensive prospects in this year's NFL Draft, but that's going to change. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White takes a closer...

Is the NFL ready for Khalil Mack?

His ceiling might not be as high as Jadeveon Clowney's, but Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack is one of the most polished pass rushers in the 2014 NFL Draft. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White...

Clowney ready to be molded into a monster

Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White put Jadeveon Clowney under the microscope. He's got some advice for the Houston Texans: Take him.

Notebook: Anatomy of a beatdown

Defense wins championships, or at least for the Seattle Seahawks it did. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White digs into one of the most dominant Super Bowl performances ever to find out what...

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