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 Josh Imatorbhebhe just retired btw, I just came across the news Saturday researching his brother who was a potential late round candidate for me at TE. Personally Dazz would be a near lock for WR6.

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Finally getting around to the Wolfhounds 53 man roster.


Signed/Claimed post cuts

OC A Reiter

LB C Surratt

WR Ihmir Smith Marsette


Wolfhounds 53 man roster

QB: J Burrow | G Minshew

RB: D Williams | M Boone | E Benjamin

TE: N Boyle | D Bellinger | B Hopkins | OJ Howard

WR: Juju | Q Watkins | C Austin

WR: DPJ | IS Marsette | K Coutee

LT: R Slater | J Jones

LG: H Adenjii | M Jordon

OC: J Daniels | A Reiter

RG: S Mason | 

RT: J Conklin | S Forsythe


EDGE: Y Ngakoue | T Lewis | J Garvin

3T: N Gallimore | P Winfrey | D Nixon

1T: SDJ | T Settle

EDGE: G karlaftis | J Ossai

LB: N Kwiatkowski | N Dean | K Barnes | C Surratt

HYBRID: K Hamilton | M Bell

CB: K Fuller | A Booth | T Graham

SAF: A Philips | C Stern

SAF: T Boston | M Epps

CB: C Henderson | I Melifonwu | Z McCullum


K: R Blankenship

P: R Stonehouse

LS: C Adomotis


Practice Squad

1.) QB C Strong

2.) RB T Goodson

3.) RB T Badie

4.) OC Dohnovan West

5.) WR Kevin Austin Jr

6.) TE K Yeboah

7.) OT Ryan Van Denmark

8.) OG Wyatt Davis

9.) OC Alec Lindstrom

10.) IDL Jonathon Marshall 

11.) IDL Marvin Wilson

12.) DE Raymond Johnson

13.) DE Janarius Robinson

14.) LB Hamsah Nasirildeen

15.) SAF Tyler Coyle

16.) SAF JR Reed

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With the playoffs beginning today, it's time to assess how the team performed this season.


QB: J Burrow | G Minshew

Burrow cemented himself as a top 5 QB with his play this season.

He threw for nealy 4500 hundred yards this season while being sacked over 40 times.

Between playing behind a comparably better Wolfhounds OL than the Bengals 28th ranked line & the lack of a bell cow running back like Joe Mixon, Burrow would have the potential to break 5k recieving yards with the deep group of recievers in the roster.



RB: D Williams | J Robinson | E Benjamin | M Boone

TE: D Bellinger | N Boyle | B Hopkins | OJ Howard

WR: D Hopkins | Juju S Schuster | DPJ | Q Watkins | C Austin | IS Marsette | K Coutee

Though the team lacks a bell cow back, i think the running game would be functional due to the OL play, and the strength of the WR's forcing teams into deep shells to minimise explosive plays.

Bellinger had a solid year for a rookie TE, epecially in terms of run blocking. In a pass 1st offence unlike the giants and with Burrow behind centre, his stats and productivity would likely increase.


LT: R Slater |  J Jones | RVD

LG: M Jordon | H Adenjii

OC: J Daniels | A Reiter

RG: S Mason | 

RT: J Conklin | S Forsythe

The Line as a whole played well, Slater was in all pro form before going down with a season ending injury mid way through the year.

Josh Jones would have been next man up once Slater went down. He performed well for the Card earning a 75.8 pff grade, that would make him the highest graded OL on both the Cards & Bengals. 




EDGE: Y Ngakoue | G Karlaftis | J Ossai | T Lewis | J Garvin

IDL: N Gallimore | SDJ | T Settle| P Winfrey | D Nixon

LB: N Kwiatkowski | N Dean | K Barnes | J Bachie | K Jones | C Surratt

A frustrating year for the defence,

Karlaftis was named to the  2022 All Rookie Team recording 6 sacks, 48 pressures, 21 defensive stops & 7 passes batted at the line of scirmage.

Ngakoue recorded 9.5 sacks, however was poor against the run.

SDJ was his reliable self in the middle of the DL, however Gallimore was in and out of the lineup with injuries all season. With Gallimore out the team would have to rely on Tim Settle who underperfomed & Perrion Winfrey who played ok in limited usage with the browns.

The LB room as a whole under performed and needs an influx of talent & Nokobe Deam to take a step forward for next season.



CB: K Fuller | A Booth | T Graham

SAF: A Philips | C Stern | T Boston

SAF: K Hamilton | M Epps | M Bell

CB: CJ Henderson | I Melifonwu | Z McCullum

Kyle Hamilton made the 2022 All Rookie Team, Kuller was his usual reliable self at CB however

Henderson was up & down all season, resulting in a big hole at the 2 CB spot, this wasnt helped with Booth in & out of the team after struggling with injuries all year.

With the make up of the DB group, the defence would primarily line up with 3 safeties on the field with 4 of the top 5 performing DB's listed at the safety position


K: R Blankenship

P: R Stonehouse

LS: C Adomotis


Missed whole Season:

Trill Williams

Aaron Hansford


Projecting the teams win/loss record & final standing is tough, with Burrow at QB a play off spot is always on the cards.

Looking at the roster, the team is not ready to win a division yet so that rules spots 1-4 out for the playoffs.


That leaves the following playoff teams to compete with:

Cowboys 12-5

Chargers 10-7

Ravens 10-7

Giants 9-7-1

Dolohins 9-8

Seahawks 9-8


The Cowboys have a better roster so that rules then out.

From the rest of the teams, I feel i definetely have a better Offence than the Ravens, Giants & Seahawks.

Burrow is probably enough to grab one of the last playoff spots although it would be a one and done in the playoffs until the team improves defensively.


The Wolfhounds finish the 22/23 season with a 9-8 record leaving them with the 20th pick of the 2023 NFL draft.

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The Wolfhounds have relieved DC Kris Richards of his position & promoted Jarod Mayo to the position of Defensive Coordinator.


The Wolfhounds have also relieved OC Grahem Harrell of his duties & will conduct a search to find the teams new Offensive Coordinator.


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Wolfhounds Free Agents


Gardner Minshew


James Robinson (RFA)

Darrell Willams

Mike Boone


OJ Howard


Juju Smith Schuster

Keke Coutte


Michael Jordon

Austin Reiter


Yannick Ngakoue


Nick Kwiatkowski

Kyrs Barnes (RFA)


Marcus Epps

Tre Boston


The Wolfhounds sign LB David Long to a 2/11m contract.

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