With the news of J.J. Watt signing a two-year, $31 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals, we at PFF thought it was time to take a look at the best fits for every team in free agency using each free agent just once.
Highlighting the top landing spots for the 10 best defensive linemen in the 2021 NFL Draft. Alabama's Christian Barmore goes to the Minnesota Vikings and Miami's Gregory Rousseau heads to the New York Jets.
PFF's Ben Linsey breaks down how the Detroit Lions should utilize free agency and the 2021 NFL Draft, which includes major upgrades along the offensive line and a potentially transformed receiving corps.
Jets GM Joe Douglas said he will answer the call if teams try to trade for Sam Darnold but downplayed the idea of trading assets for a star player. He also said he hopes to keep safety Marcus Maye long term.
Jennifer King was named assistant RB coach for Washington in January. The assignment made her the first Black female full-time coach in the NFL. Now King is focused on encouraging the next group of female coaches and getting her squad to the Super Bowl.
Aside from his considerable contributions on the field, Watt is best known for raising more than $40 million for Hurricane Harvey relief. But that's just the tip of the iceberg on the impact he had on the Houston community.
The NFL’s investigation of the Washington Football Team has created much speculation as to its conclusions and implications. On Friday morning, it has sparked a skirmish regarding a reported recommendation and the league’s denial of it. According to 106.7 The Fan in D.C., the NFL’s 130-page report recommends that owner Daniel Snyder be forced to […]
Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco added a couple of veteran offensive linemen last offseason, but the arrival of right tackle Bryan Bulaga and right guard Trai Turner didn’t make the line a particularly strong part of the team. Telesco said on Thursday that the team needs to run the ball more effectively and be more […]
The Eagles have a lot of decisions to make in the coming months, but made one move to aid in the process this week. Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Philadelphia restructured cornerback Darius Slay‘s contract to save $9.14 million in cap space. Slay is signed through 2023, so he will count more against the […]
Kenyan Drake is set to become a free agent later this month after playing the 2020 season under the transition tag. He accounted for 1,092 yards from scrimmage and 10 total touchdowns, but there’s a possibility the running back won’t return for 2021. If that’s how things shake out, Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury said […]
The Raiders changed defensive coordinators after fielding a unit that General Manager Mike Mayock said in January had no dynamic players during the 2020 season. Mayock has expended a fair amount of draft capital in trying to find those players. He’s picked nine defensive players in the two drafts he’s overseen and the lack of […]
Safety Justin Simmons said early this week that it “seems like Denver wants me back” and Broncos General Manager George Paton got his chance to address that question on Wednesday. Simmons played the 2020 season on the franchise tag after failing to reach an agreement on a long-term contract. At a press conference, Paton said […]
The NFL’s next round of TV deals, which have been inching closer to completion in recent weeks, are not done yet. Lachlan Murdoch, CEO of FOX, said Thursday that his network and the NFL are “still apart on a number of issues,” according to Variety. However, Murdoch also said he believes FOX will keep its […]
It may not be in Philadelphia, but Jason Peters believes he’s still got something to offer before his NFL career comes to a close. In an interview with the NFL Network, the 17-year NFL veteran said that he still has something to give on the field and can help develop younger players as they improve […]
With the Steelers and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger finally working out a revised deal that will pay $14 million in what by all appearances will be the player’s last year in Pittsburgh, the question becomes what’s next at the position? The Steelers went 20 years between franchise quarterbacks, from the retirement of Terry Bradshaw after 1983 […]
The Los Angeles Chargers are signing kicker Tristan Vizcaino, according to former NFL kicker Nick Novak. Vizcaino appeared in one game last season for the San Francisco 49ers against the Seattle Seahawks. He converted all three field goal attempts and three extra points attempts he had in relief of an injured Robbie Gould. Vizcaino has […]
Tom Brady continues to set records even in the offseason. The quarterback’s rookie card sold for a record $1.32 million on Thursday through an online auction house, Tom VanHaaren of ESPN reports. The 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket card was autographed and graded an eight with a 10 grading on the signature by PWCC Marketplace, […]
Free agent punter Michael Palardy is visiting the Bills on Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The Panthers cut Palardy last month. Palardy tore an anterior cruciate ligament while playing basketball with his son last offseason. He missed all of last season. Palardy joined the Panthers in 2016 and handled all of their punting duties […]
Chargers receiver Mike Williams is entering the fifth-year option that will pay him $15.68 million for 2021. That leaves the team with a decision to make. Do they sign him to a long-term deal, try to trade him, cut him or let him play out the option? “We’re going to keep all options open,” Chargers […]
Broncos General Manager George Paton said Thursday that Drew Lock has traits of a franchise quarterback, adding he likes the track Lock is on. It does not mean Lock will start for the Broncos in 2021. Indeed, the Broncos are going to make Lock earn the job. The team expects to add competition for Lock […]
As the NFL closes in on a new way of media deals, there’s one specific deal that has yet be discussed in significant detail. Sunday Ticket. The satellite and streaming deal for out-of-market games runs through 2021 or 2022 (the precise duration of the contract is one of the great mysteries in football). As noted […]
Earlier in the day, the Steelers reached a new deal with Ben Roethlisberger to create cap space. They have 19 unrestricted free agents, some of whom they hope to keep. The Steelers have ensured the return of one of their exclusive rights free agents. The team signed center J.C. Hassenauer to a one-year deal, Jeremy […]
Last week, ESPN.com published an article that spanned more than 10 years and 10,000 words regarding the NFL Players Association and, more importantly, the tenure of executive director DeMaurice Smith. The article drew the usual perfunctory praise that #longreads do from those in the media who regard it as a lost art form but who […]
Jimmy Graham was involved in an accident Thursday morning in Miami but walked away apparently no worse for wear. The Bears tight end tweeted he was OK. “Just wanted to get ahead of this and tell everybody I’m fine,” Graham wrote. “Was in an accident this morning trying to avoid a disabled vehicle in the […]
Washington receiver Terry McLaurin missed only one game last season, but it wasn’t easy to stay on the field. McLaurin missed eight practices with an ankle injury and was limited in five other practices, including the postseason. Before four games, the team listed him as questionable. In another, the Week 16 game he missed, McLaurin […]
The NFL in 2021 has women who are owners, assistant coaches, on-field officials and front office executives, among other positions. Lions owner Sheila Ford Hamp can remember when that was very much not the case. Hamp, whose father William Clay Ford bought the Lions in 1963, said that the NFL commissioner at the time told […]