Use PFF's WR/CB matchup chart to break down five wide receiver-cornerback matchups to target in Week 13 and five to avoid, including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Chris Godwin taking on the Atlanta Falcons' Richie Grant..
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 13 of the 2021 NFL season.
Every sport has its own underdogs, and college football is no different. While you wouldn't think that a team on an 11-game win streak is an underdog, Houston quarterback Clayton Tune is ready to show you why he and the "Third Ward Coogs" are ready to make a statement.
Aidan Hutchinson and Kayvon Thibodeaux have been extremely productive at the college level, and after a year in which no edge player was taken in the top 15 picks, they should provide some much-needed top-end talent to defenses at the NFL level.
Michigan will wear a special patch in the Big Ten title game on Saturday and the Lions will have T-shirts and a helmet decal to honor the four Oxford High School students who were killed in this week's shooting.
Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson, one of a handful of current female assistant coaches in the NFL, will coach the U.S. women's tackle national team this summer at the world championships in Finland.
Saints quarterback Taysom Hill remained in Thursday night’s loss to the Cowboys after injuring the middle finger on his right hand, but he’s reportedly not a sure thing to be back in the lineup in the weeks to come. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Hill is believed to have a torn tendon in […]
Maybe the Buccaneers will be releasing Antonio Brown and Mike Edwards, after all. Coach Bruce Arians told reporters on Friday that “nothing has been decided” regarding the two players who have been suspended three games each for lying about their vaccination status, via Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times. In October 2020, Arians said […]
Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts deemed himself good to go for Sunday’s game against the Jets, but the team isn’t willing to go that far right now. Hurts is dealing with an ankle injury that has limited him in practice this week and head coach Nick Sirianni said at his Friday press conference that the quarterback […]
It’s Friday. It’s football season. It’s three months or so until Playmakers debuts. Until the book shows up in the mailbox of those who have preordered it, those who have preordered it get exclusive access to the Playmakers podcast. The latest episode is coming today. It’s a 30-to-40-minute monologue regarding topic of interest to me, […]
If the Lions are going to get their first win on Sunday, they’ll have to do it without their best offensive player. Head coach Dan Campbell told reporters in his Friday press conference that running back D'Andre Swift will not play against the Vikings due to his shoulder injury. “Right now, I feel like he’s […]
The Buccaneers won’t have wide receiver Antonio Brown for the next three games and they’re moving to add a receiver to the active roster in his place on Friday. Agent Drew Rosenhaus said that the Bucs are signing his client Breshad Perriman off of their practice squad. No corresponding roster spot is needed because Brown […]
Cowboys receiver Amari Cooper missed a pair of key games after testing positive for COVID. He returned on Thursday night in the Dallas win over the Saints. After the game, Cooper made it clear that he believes he could have played with COVID. “It was tough,” Cooper told reporters. “[Michael] Jordan played with the flu. […]
Giants quarterback Daniel Jones will not play on Sunday against the Dolphins. Coach Joe Judge confirmed today that Jones, who is dealing with a neck injury, has been ruled out. Mike Glennon will get his first start of the season for the Giants. Glennon previously played in Week Five against the Cowboys after Jones exited […]
The NFL Players Association announced on Friday that Buccaneers defensive lineman Will Gholston has been named their Community MVP for this week. Gholston donated almost $60,000 in order to provide full Thanksgiving meals to 920 families in the Tampa area. Gholston chose the number of families because he wears No. 92 and said he’s been […]
49ers rookie quarterback Trey Lance hasn’t played any meaningful offensive snaps since his start in place of an injured Jimmy Garoppolo back in Week Five. Head coach Kyle Shanahan said this week that has more to do with his rhythm as a play-caller than what Lance has or hasn’t done. But whatever the reason, the […]
Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has resisted any suggestion that he take some time off to rest his ailing knee, but Thursday night’s game was another reminder of why others have suggested it. Elliott ran 13 times for 45 yards, which marked his fourth straight game of less than 50 rushing yards while being held […]
After Monday’s loss to Washington, Seattle is 3-8 and staring down its first losing season since drafting Russell Wilson in 2012. But one of the most inexplicable parts of the Seahawks’ performance in Week 12 was the offense’s inability to get receiver D.K. Metcalf involved. Despite playing 94 percent of Seattle’s offensive snaps, Metcalf wasn’t […]
So what will the Buccaneers do about receiver Antonio Brown in the aftermath of his three-game suspension for submitting a fake vaccination card? If any of the various sports books were setting odds, “absolutely nothing” would be at -275. They want him. They need him. They’re better when he plays. Besides, Tom Brady would never […]
One of the oldest records in the NFL is most interceptions in a season, set by Dick “Night Train” Lane when he had 14 interceptions in 1952. Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs isn’t quite on pace to match that record. But he’s close. Diggs, who caught his ninth interception of the season on Thursday night, is […]
Earlier this week, Rams head coach Sean McVay said that even though Odell Beckham Jr. was dealing with a hip pointer, the receiver’s injury shouldn’t affect his availability for Sunday’s game against the Jaguars. But then Beckham missed Thursday’s practice. Now, everything isn’t as clear. Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Beckham’s status for Week […]
Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence was in the lineup on Thursday night for the first time since breaking his foot in a practice before Week Two and he showed why the team was so eager to have him back. Lawrence knocked down two passes, had a quarterback hit, and recorded three tackles while playing just […]
The Cowboys had to deal with a lot in the days leading up to Thursday’s game against the Saints and they navigated it well enough to get a 27-17 win that lifts them to 8-4 on the season. After the win, quarterback Dak Prescott said “so many people stepped up” to help the team to […]
The Saints’ decision to turn to Taysom Hill at quarterback brought some explosiveness to the offense, but it ultimately wasn’t enough to keep them from their first five-game losing streak under head coach Sean Payton. They had seven plays that went for at least 23 plays, which is only one less than they had in […]
The Cowboys spent the days leading up to their Thursday night game against the Saints scrambling to fill coaching responsibilities with head coach Mike McCarthy and five other members of his staff missing because of COVID-19 protocols. It was a process they handled well enough to beat the Saints 27-17 to snap a two-game losing […]
Saints coach Sean Payton was furious about a blindside block call that went against his team on Thursday Night Football, but after the game he could say little about it. Payton said he got no explanation for the penalty and wasn’t sure why it was called. “I’m not real familiar with that type of block […]