Jaren Hall has a big arm and offers mobility that fits exactly where the NFL game is going. He's also BYU's first black starting quarterback, a husband, father and the latest Hall to make a mark at BYU.
Use PFF's WR/CB matchup chart to break down five wide receiver-cornerback matchups to target in Week 6 and five to avoid, including Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Ja'marr Chase with a smash play against the weak Detroit Lions secondary.
Projecting fantasy football player ceilings for DFS lineups to determine the likelihood of each individual QB, RB, WR, TE and DST finishing as the highest-scoring player in Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season.
The NFL has found no other current team or league personnel to have sent emails similar to those written by Jon Gruden in their investigation into the Washington Football Team, according to The Associated Press.
Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is poised to make his 2021 debut. The Colts activated Hilton from injured reserve today, paving the way for Hilton to play tomorrow against the Texans. Hilton was the Colts’ leader last season with 762 receiving yards, but he hasn’t played at all this year because of a neck injury. […]
Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey won’t be back any time soon. The Panthers placed McCaffrey on injured reserve today, according to Darin Gantt of Panthers.com. That suggests that McCaffrey may have recently aggravated his injured hamstring, perhaps when he returned to practice on a limited basis on Wednesday. All indications up until today had been […]
A day after rampant rumors that Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker would be leaving the job, Baker has announced his retirement. Baker said in the announcement that he will “return to his home, family and business projects in California and Nevada.” The retirement is effective immediately. However, he will continue to represent the […]
How dominant have the Bills been over the last week? More dominant than any NFL team has been over four games in almost seven decades. The Bills’ average margin of victory during their current four-game winning streak is 28.8 points. That’s the largest margin any team has recorded during a four-game winning streak since the […]
Six weeks into the NFL season, veteran quarterback Cam Newton remains unsigned. One major impediment to his return has been removed. Via NFL Network, Newton has received the COVID vaccine. This means that Newton won’t be required to wait five days from signing with a team to joining the team. And that’s important. If/when a […]
During Thursday night’s game between the Buccaneers and the Eagles, Fox cameras caught referee Clay Martin keeping Philadelphia defensive end Derek Barnett and Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady apart following a turnover. But the play was still alive, and Brady could have tried to get in position to make a tackle. (Or, as the case […]
Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has officially been called up from injured reserve to the active roster and appears set to start on Sunday against the Jaguars in London. Officially, Tagovailoa is questionable with a rib injury, but from all indications he’s feeling good and ready to start on Sunday for the early kickoff. Jacoby Brissett, […]
Buccaneers cornerback Richard Sherman doesn’t sound overly concerned about the hamstring injury that forced him out of Thursday night’s game against the Eagles. Sherman said on his podcast that he still needs to get an MRI on the hamstring but believes it’s “nothing too serious,” according to Joey Knight of the Tampa Bay Times. Sherman […]
When it comes to the sudden news that Washington safety Sean Taylor’s jersey will be retired on Sunday, two possible explanations apply to the timing of the announcement, which was made only three days before the event. One, the team set things up well in advance and deliberately chose, for whatever reason, to delay the […]
If there’s any truth to the theory that the initial Jon Gruden email, the one about NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, was leaked by the league to help Smith prevail in a critical vote that secured his future, Smith isn’t behaving like someone who is now beholden to the NFL. “The revelations in […]
Chargers head coach Brandon Staley saw the costly taunting penalty against the Eagles on Thursday Night Football and was reminded of how tough it is to ask players to restrain themselves during emotional moments in big games. Staley said he understands why the league has cracked down on taunting, but he knows it isn’t always […]
The Cardinals have had more COVID-19 cases in 2021 than they did in 2020. Add another name to the list. NFL Media reports that General Manager Steve Keim is the latest member of the organization to test positive. He will not make the trip to Cleveland this week. The Cardinals have had 19 players, three […]
Myles Garrett leads the NFL with seven sacks, 4.5 of which came against Bears quarterback Justin Fields. He hopes to bury more quarterbacks this season, beginning this week against his former Texas A&M teammate Kyler Murray. The Browns pass rusher has decorated his front yard for Halloween with seven gravestones of NFL quarterbacks he faces […]
Packers receiver Malik Taylor did not practice Friday, listing him out with an illness. Later came word the team placed him on the COVID-19 reserve list. Taylor assuredly will miss Sunday’s game against the Bears. Taylor is a core special teams player, having seen 78 snaps on special teams and 24 on offense in five […]
Was Jon Gruden the outlier, or were his comments a reflection of the manner in which people communicate in the NFL? The NFL believes it’s the former, and the NFL presumably would appreciate it if we take their word for it. Even if no one is willing to attach their name to it. The Associated […]
When the 5-0 Cardinals face the Browns in Cleveland on Sunday, Arizona won’t have its head coach. Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury has tested positive for COVID, and he will not be present for Sunday’s game against the Browns. Cardinals defensive end Chandler Jones already is expected to miss […]
Last week, it appeared that Raiders coach Jon Gruden would weather the storm of a single email containing a racist trope. Then, more emails were leaked and Gruden’s ongoing employment became untenable. So what happens with NFL general counsel Jeff Pash, who had multiple emails to former Washington president Bruce Allen leaked to multiple outlets […]
The Seahawks already had ruled out running back Chris Carson for this week. He also will miss a Week 7 game against New Orleans and a Week 8 game against Jacksonville after the Seahawks placed Carson on injured reserve. He joins quarterback Russell Wilson on IR, with both players eligible to return to game action […]
Chiefs receiver Josh Gordon had not played a game since Dec. 15, 2019, when he stepped on the field last week. Gordon saw nine snaps against the Bills, catching one pass for 11 yards. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said he anticipated Gordon getting around 20 snaps last week, but the team’s early deficit changed those […]
The Texans called up Jeff Driskel from the practice squad as a game-day promotion the past three weeks, twice as a standard promotion and once as a COVID-19 replacement. But with Driskel out of standard promotions, the Texans had to make a move to get him on the game-day roster this week. The Texans are […]