The Saints are notoriously slow at the start of seasons, but that's often chalked up to a porous defense — not their quarterback. But after two weeks, Brees has earned a lowly 60.6 passing grade, his second-worst grade after two weeks in the past decade.
The Carson Wentz-led Philadelphia Eagles offense has really struggled through two weeks of the 2020 NFL season, but the issues that have plagued this passing attack seem fixable. The only question, after an 0-2 start, is will it come too late?
Jameis Winston isn’t perfect, as his league-leading number of turnover-worthy plays in 2019 will attest, but he has the high variance in his game that could make the Minnesota Vikings entertaining again, and that’s really all people can ask for right now.
With two weeks of fantasy football in the books, PFF's Nathan Jahnke prepares fantasy managers to make moves by breaking down five players to add, drop, buy low and sell high heading into Week 3 of the NFL season.
By far the biggest fantasy question heading into the game was how the New Orleans Saints would handle not having Michael Thomas. Many believed that it would have to be a team effort, but one player ended up benefiting the most from his absence.
Raiders coach Jon Gruden, who revealed that he had previously contracted COVID-19, and Saints coach Sean Payton were each fined $100,000 by the NFL for not wearing masks on the sideline during Monday night's game, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Once upon a time, the signing by an NFL team of a so-so free-agent quarterback would spark a debate regarding the failure of the team to consider Colin Kaepernick. After three years of it, the question isn’t even asked. It’s over. It’s done. If is wasn’t already clear before the Broncos signed Blake Bortles before […]
With Week Two over, it’s time to hand out awards. Good ones, and not-so-good ones. The not-so-good come in the form of our Goats (In a Bad Way) draft. On Tuesday’s PFT Live, Simms and I each drafted three coaches or players who deserve criticism for their performances in Week Two. Do you agree? Disagree? […]
The Packers placed offensive guard Lane Taylor on injured reserve Tuesday, the team announced. Taylor, 30, injured his right knee only 63 snaps into the 2020 season. He will require season-ending surgery. Lucas Patrick moved from left guard to right guard to replace Taylor in Week Two, with Elgton Jenkins starting at left guard. Taylor […]
The Seahawks are promoting cornerback Linden Stephens from the practice squad, according to Stephens’ agents. The team lost both linebacker Bruce Irvin and safety/nickelback Marquise Blair for the season with torn ACLs in Sunday’s game. Stephens, 25, played three games for the Dolphins last season. That’s his only career action, seeing time on 30 defensive […]
You have to search to find a picture of Mike Tomlin without a face covering in 2020. In almost every photo, the Steelers coach is seen properly wearing a mask over his nose and mouth. That’s why Tomlin’s name wasn’t among the five coaches issued big fines for not wearing masks during this weekend’s games. […]
Linebacker Hardy Nickerson was one of the practice squad players promoted for the season opener against the Packers. Nickerson, though, reverted back to the practice squad after the game. On Tuesday, the Vikings signed Nickerson to the 53-player roster. The move was necessary after the team placed linebacker Anthony Barr on injured reserve a day […]
The NFL fined a handful of coaches for not wearing masks on the sidelines during Sunday’s games and that led many to suggest more fines were coming after watching Monday night’s game. Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and Saints head coach Sean Payton were both shown without masks on many times during ESPN’s broadcast from […]
The Seahawks carried Phillip Dorsett on the roster for two weeks without him being able to play, now they’re giving him three weeks to get well. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, the Seahawks are putting the wide receiver on injured reserve because of his foot injury. Dorsett signed with the Seahawks this offseason, […]
The Jets added a healthy wide receiver to their 53-man roster on Tuesday. Josh Malone has been signed off of the practice squad after a pair of temporary promotions in the first two weeks of the regular season. Cornerback Arthur Maulet was placed on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Malone joins Braxton Berrios and […]
Raiders tight end Darren Waller turned in a huge performance in Monday night’s win over the Saints, catching 12 passes for 103 yards and a touchdown, and afterward his coach had some high praise for him. Raiders coach Jon Gruden said he would rather have Waller than any other tight end in the NFL, including […]
The Eagles have placed left guard Isaac Seumalo on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday. Seumalo injured his knee in the second quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Rams. Coach Doug Pederson said at a Monday press conference that the team expects Seumalo out “for some time.” Seumalo will have to miss three games before […]
Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone said Monday that the team got good news about center Brandon Linder‘s knee injury, but his availability for Thursday’s game against the Dolphins remains very much up in the air. Linder was listed as a non-participant in practice for the second straight day. Marrone called him day-to-day on Monday and […]
Although Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson deservedly has received considerably MVP buzz through two weeks, another quarterback has done something Wilson never has. Bills quarterback Josh Allen has become only the fourth quarterback in league history with 700 or more passing yards, six or more touchdown passes, and zero interceptions in his team’s first two games […]
The Dolphins released their second injury report of the week on Tuesday and it looks exactly the same as the one they turned in on Monday. Wide receiver DeVante Parker (hamstring) headlines the list of players who are listed as limited participants in practice. Parker has been dealing with the injury the last few weeks, […]
It was a bad week for NFL players, with so many big names dropping like flies. The list of stars who now out for the season is long. But the Raiders have received good news regarding the Achilles injury of offensive guard Richie Incognito, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports. Incognito’s injury is not serious, according […]
The 49ers were already hurting on their defensive front, and it keeps getting worse. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, defensive end Dee Ford is expected to miss this week’s game against the Giants because of his back problem. There’s no timetable for his return, as they wait to see if the injury settles […]
Owner Jerry Jones was secretive about how many fans the Cowboys would have at their home opener. It’s possible the Cowboys didn’t know what to expect. They ended up with an announced attendance of 21,708. (It’s possible not all of them hung around to see the Cowboys’ comeback after a rough start for the home […]
The NFL has completed two weeks of its season without any pandemic-related impact on the schedule, but the same cannot be said for college football. College football games are getting postponed and canceled every week, and the latest is the Notre Dame-Wake Forest game that had been scheduled for this Saturday until it was postponed […]
The Panthers are about to get some fans back in the stands. According to Alaina Getzenberg of the Charlotte Observer, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Tuesday that large outdoor venues in the state could allow up to 7 percent capacity beginning Oct. 2. The Panthers host the Cardinals on Oct. 4, and Cooper’s order […]
Free agent running back Devonta Freeman is undergoing COVID-19 testing with the expectation of signing with the Giants, NFL Media reports. Saquon Barkley‘s torn ACL precipitated the Giants’ need for a veteran running back to go with Dion Lewis and Wayne Gallman. The Giants placed Barkley on injured reserve Tuesday. Freeman met with the Eagles […]