After a flurry of both history-making and eye-raising selections from Thursday, April 29 to Saturday, May 1, 259 players were selected to join the NFL’s 32 franchises. With that, we give you our full 2021 NFL Draft recap, courtesy of the PFF analysis team.
Lead draft analyst Mike Renner takes his first swing at the 2022 NFL Draft, sending Oklahoma QB Spencer to the Houston Texans at No. 1 overall and Liberty QB Malik Willis to the New York Giants at No. 11. North Carolina's Sam Howell goes No. 2 to the Detroit Lions.
Despite the abundance of information that highlights the Jimmy Johnson Chart's flaws, it is still the most commonly used chart for evaluating draft trades. However, some smart NFL teams are starting to catch on.
Bills GM Brandon Beane was reminded by the NFL that a team may not release a player solely due to vaccination status after his comments made during a radio interview earlier this week, a source told ESPN.
The handful of NFL teams that prefer to train at college campuses or other remote sites -- a list that includes Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Washington, among others -- can return to doing that, according to a league memo.
Despite the lack of veteran quarterbacks on the Jets' roster, rookie Zach Wilson doesn't expect to be handed the starting job. "That position has to be earned," the No. 2 pick said Saturday on the second day of rookie minicamp.
Yes, Jacksonville fans, QB Trevor Lawrence has finally arrived, with his arm, throwing ability ... and head of hair. And these football follicles of fortitude, which have sparked nicknames and tweets from The Hair itself, are now ready for prime time.
DAVIE, Fla. — This was March 25, a Thursday night around 10, exactly five weeks before round one of the NFL draft. Miami GM Chris Grier sat in his rental Chrysler outside the Residence Inn in Ann Arbor, Mich. Grier would attend the Michigan Pro Day in the morning, but now, here he was, finishing […]
The twin brother of Bears running back Tarik Cohen has died. Tyrell Cohen was 25. According to WRAL.com, Tyrell Cohen is believed to have suffered an electrocution while attempting to climb equipment at an electrical substation. He had been reported missing on Saturday; his body was found on Sunday in Raleigh, North Carolina. It’s also […]
The Vikings and the Packers enjoy a fairly bitter rivalry. Minnesota receiver Adam Thielen recently threw a log on the fire. Appearing on the Golf.com Subpar podcast, Thielen shared his views on Lambeau Field, Green Bay’s home stadium. “There’s nothing better than leaving Lambeau with a victory,” Thielen said. “There’s literally nothing better. . . […]
Different people look at different places first when the league releases the schedule. Where does Ravens G.M. Eric DeCosta go when he sees his team’s schedule? “December,” he recently told PFT PM, without hesitation, when asked that question. “I look at December games because I know those are going to be critically important and those […]
DK Metcalf won’t be quitting his day job any time soon. But he put in an impressive performance in his foray into track and field today. Metcalf ran a 10.37-second 100-meter dash today at the USATF Golden Games. That’s an outstanding time for someone who isn’t actually a competitive sprinter, but he finished last in […]
Several years ago, Aaron Rodgers played himself on The Office. He’ll soon be making another cameo on another sitcom. This time, he’ll play himself as Jeopardy! host on The Conners. The folks at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel spotted the tweet hyping the final two episodes of the season from the Roseanne-free Roseanne reboot. One of […]
During the 2021 draft, the NFL ran a commercial for the May 12 schedule release. The 30-second spot hyped “Rodgers vs Mahomes” as one of the games to be played in the first-ever 17-game season. With the schedule release three days away, there’s a new version of the commercial. And “Rodgers vs Mahomes” is gone. […]
The Packers have shown no inclination to trade Aaron Rodgers. And Rodgers is not believed to have the Cleveland Browns on his wish list of destinations. Even if both things were to occur, the Browns wouldn’t bite. Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Browns aren’t interested in trading for Rodgers. […]
Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman didn’t call quarterback Kirk Cousins before using a third-round pick on quarterback Kellen Mond, making him a great answer to a Vikings trivia question. Spielman did call Cousins the next day. “I spoke to him Saturday morning and talked to his agent and just let him know that we want to […]
The owners of the defending Super Bowl champions continue to defend their ownership of an English soccer club. And it’s not going well. Via The Guardian, the Glazer family’s Manchester United soccer club has lost a training kit deal worth 200 million pounds ($240 million U.S.). The agreement with The Hut Group was due to […]
The Colts picked defensive linemen with their first two selections in this year’s draft, but the expectations for 2021 were very different for the two players. First-round pick Kwity Paye is seen as an immediate contributor to the team’s pass rush, but second-rounder Dayo Odeyingbo was taken with an eye on the long term. Odeyingbo […]
Panthers first-round draft pick Jaycee Horn will be taking advantage of the new rule that allows cornerbacks to wear single-digit jersey numbers. Horn posted a picture of himself in a No. 8 Panthers jersey with the #RIPKobe hashtag, indicating he’ll wear No. 8 in memory of Kobe Bryant, who wore No. 8 at the start […]
Jerry Jones expects AT&T Stadium to be packed this fall to see his Cowboys play. He got a preview of what that will look like Saturday night for the highly anticipated boxing match between Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders. AT&T Stadium announced a crowd of 73,126, the biggest crowd for an American sporting event […]
Brandon Bair, who played 21 NFL career games, played the part of hero after a chance encounter Thursday. The former defensive lineman rescued a truck driver after his semi was struck by a train. Bair was driving on a highway in St. Anthony, Idaho, when he saw a train hit a semitruck, which burst into […]
Marcus Maye will play for the Jets in 2021. The Jets want to keep him around longer. Maye signed his one-year franchise tender, which will pay him $10.612 million this season. Jets coach Robert Saleh said he has talked to Maye, whose signing to a long-term deal is a priority for General Manager Joe Douglas. […]
Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson wants nothing to be handed to him. “In this position, the coaches want to play the best player,” Wilson told reporters at rookie minicamp on Saturday, via Rich Cimini of ESPN.com. “That position has to be earned. I have to do what I’m supposed to do. That’ll take care of […]
Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski hasn’t worked in Boston for more than two years. He still hasn’t forgotten the place where he got his NFL start. Via the Associated Press, Gronk has donated $1.2 million for the renovation of the Charlesbank Playground on the Charles River Esplanade. Gronk personally appeared on Friday to deliver the […]
Cole Beasley wasn’t the only Bills receiver who played through a significant injury in the postseason. Stefon Diggs recently revealed that he had a torn oblique muscle. Diggs first appeared on the injury report in the wild-card round with the oblique problem. He was limited in practice on Wednesday and Friday, and he didn’t practice […]
Twenty years after joining the team as a first-round pick, he’s back as a key front-office employee. The Panthers have announced that Dan Morgan has become the team’s assistant General Manager. It’s the first major hire for new G.M. Scott Fitterer. Morgan comes from Buffalo, where he served as director of player personnel. He started […]
Tom Brady‘s first career touchdown pass was thrown in 2001, in a home against the Chargers. Terry Glenn made the catch, he threw the ball into the stands, and the fan who has had the ball for nearly two decades is ready to sell it. The ball will be auctions by Lelands.com from May 9 […]