PFF's Ian Hartitz's examines where fantasy football's top-performing rookie QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs were selected in order to determine what draft capital can tell us about rookies heading into the 2021 NFL Draft.
In the lead-up to the 2021 NFL Draft, we at PFF have pulled together all of our prospect rankings, mock drafts, player features, data studies and more, making this the one-stop shop for all of PFF's draft content.
Trey Lance or Justin Fields could help the 49ers' offense look closer to what head coach Kyle Shanahan accomplished with Matt Ryan in Atlanta, mixed in with what he and his father did in Washington with Robert Griffin III.
PFF's final 2021 NFL Draft Big Board is set. Here are the top 300 players in the 2021 NFL Draft class, starting with Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence at No. 1 and ending with Ole Miss TE Kenny Yeboah at No. 300.
An ESPN examination of the lawsuits filed against Watson and interviews with six others who massaged him reveal a complex portrait of a man and two groups of women -- one that says he is a menacing sexual predator, another that says he is misunderstood.
Patrick Mahomes is out of his walking boot and feels like he’s ahead of schedule after undergoing surgery to remedy a turf toe injury in his left foot. But the quarterback still has a ways to go before he’s fully healed. Despite Mahomes’ success since becoming a full-time starter in 2018, he wants to use […]
In October 2019, just as the issue of laws allowing college athletes to be compensated for the use of their names, images, and likenesses, Congressman (and former Colts receiver) Anthony Gonzales (R-Ohio) said that he plans to introduce a federal bill covering the issue on a national level. “I actually think that we need to […]
James Conner never played a full 16-game season in his four years with the Steelers, and he’s currently coming off toe surgery. But as he heads into his fifth year in the NFL and first with the Cardinals, he says there’s no reason to worry that he can’t stay healthy. Conner, who also played his […]
Quarterback Tom Brady wasn’t the only Buccaneers player to give an update on his recovery from knee surgery in recent days. Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had surgery in February after spending the season doing what he could to manage his injury by limiting his work in practice. Pierre-Paul said at the time of his operation […]
The Buccaneers officially have a quarterback besides Tom Brady on their roster. Tampa Bay announced Ryan Griffin has re-signed with the club on Tuesday morning. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Griffin has been with the Bucs since 2015, when the team claimed him off waivers from New Orleans. He was Tampa Bay’s third […]
The retirement of Alex Smith, the first overall pick 16 years ago this month, leaves the 2005 draft with only a handful of remaining players. With linebacker Thomas Davis (the fourteenth overall pick) retiring earlier this year, the only remaining active players under contract from the 2005 draft are Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (24th), Raiders […]
The Mike Tomlin era is set to continue in Pittsburgh. The Steelers announced on Tuesday that they’ve signed their head coach to a three-year extension through 2024. “I am pleased to announce we have extended Mike Tomlin’s contract through the 2024 season,” Steelers president Art Rooney II said in a statement. “Mike is one of […]
Carolina appears close to adding a piece for its defensive line. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Panthers are hosting defensive tackle DaQuan Jones on a visit and they are expected to sign him to a one-year deal. Jones was a Titans fourth-round pick in 2014 and spent his first seven years with the […]
Ravens General Manager Eric DeCosta called it “insulting” to suggest the Ravens don’t have wide receivers. And though it makes sense for him to defend Baltimore’s talent level, that doesn’t change the club’s offensive system. The club earned a playoff berth in 2020 and defeated the Titans in the wild-card round. But Baltimore still finished […]
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said on Monday that the team has not shut the door on a possible return for left tackle Eric Fisher after releasing him to create salary cap space, but the team has to consider other options with Fisher unsigned and recovering from a torn Achilles. One option that Reid mentioned […]
Matt Nelson is under contract to the Lions for the 2021 season. The Lions tendered the tackle as an exclusive rights free agent earlier this year and the NFL’s daily transaction report brought word that he signed that tender on Monday. Nelson was not able to negotiate with other teams once he was tendered, so […]
Tight end Jordan Reed made it back to the field with the 49ers last season, but he will not be playing in 2021. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Reed has decided to retire from the NFL. Reed was a 2013 third-round pick by Washington who developed into a strong receiver early in his […]
The Eagles could join the Dolphins in continuing to hopscotch in and around the top 10 of the draft. With news that the Dolphins, who have moved from No. 3 to No. 12 and then back to No. 6, could be potentially trading down again, the Eagles, who started at No. 6 then went to […]
When players from the Dolphins joined the many teams issuing statements through the NFL Players Association about offseason workout, the statement said only that they “stand in solidarity” with the NFLPA, and not that they would be skipping offseason workouts themselves. So it’s no surprise that when the Dolphins opened their offseason program on Monday, […]
The Los Angeles Rams waived cornerback Tyrique McGhee on Monday just two weeks after he was handed a five-game suspension for a violation of the NFL’s performance-enhancing drugs policy. McGhee was suspended for two games last year as a member of the Rams practice squad for a separate PED policy offense. McGhee was signed by […]
Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Bryan Mone signed his exclusive rights tender with the team to lock in his contract for the 2021 season. Mone, an undrafted free agent out of the University of Michigan in 2019, has carved out a role with Seattle as a run-stopping presence in his two years with the team. He […]
Formula 1 is bringing a second race to the United States in 2022 with the home of the Miami Dolphins serving as the backdrop for the event. The 19-turn temporary street circuit that will host the race will wind its way around Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. The venue will be the first street […]
As it stands now, veteran NFL players only are required to show up for a three-day minicamp during the nine-week offseason program. The NFLPA has focused its attention of the voluntary portion of organized team activities, and players from 20 teams have released statements saying many of them will not participate. But if the NFLPA […]
Some teams have issued statements indicating that all players will skip offseason workouts. Others have issued statements that “many” won’t be there. The Vikings are among the some that said “many.” Defensive end Stephen Weatherly explained the decision to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “When it came down to it, this was […]
The Dolphins are signing offensive lineman D.J. Fluker, Alex Marvez of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports. Fluker, 30, started eight games for the Ravens last season and played all 16 games. He saw action on 531 offensive snaps and 79 on special teams. Fluker has extensive starting experience at right tackle and right guard. The Chargers […]