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.
While players of other teams are deciding on their own not to attend voluntary workouts in person, the Green Bay Packers, in a franchise decision, have elected to hold the first month of spring activities virtually, a source told ESPN on Monday.
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.
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 […]
The game of public-opinion ping pong continues between the lawyers representing the opposing sides of the Deshaun Watson controversy. On the same day that Watson’s lawyer, Rusty Hardin, took an ultra-aggressive position in officially responding to the 22 lawsuits and in making a public statement confirming that, yes, Watson and Harding believe all of the […]
Texans players did not release a statement about their participation in the voluntary portion of the offseason program. And on Monday, some 40 of the 78 players under contract worked out at NRG Stadium on the first day of the nine-week program, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports. Phase One of the voluntary program […]
The regular season doesn’t begin for roughly five months, but Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich already can see the questions coming. And coming. And coming. “I’m telling you guys now, I’m not going to be answering that question all year, right?” Leftwich told reporters at Sunday night’s event for the Bruce Arians Foundation. “I am […]
The Cowboys have not drafted in the top 10 since 2016 when they selected running back Ezekiel Elliott fourth overall. They moved up in 2012 to take cornerback Morris Claiborne with the sixth overall choice a year after remaining at ninth overall to draft left tackle Tyron Smith. Dallas owns the 10th overall choice in […]
The Panthers placed linebacker Jordan Mack on the reserve/retired list Monday. Mack is moving on to the post-football phase of his life, his agent, Adam Seifer, told Joe Person of TheAthletic.com. Mack opted out of the 2020 season after signing with the team as an undrafted free agent out of Virginia. He was one of […]
The 49ers used the No. 1 overall choice on quarterback Alex Smith in 2005. Smith retired Monday after 16 NFL seasons, the first eight spent in San Francisco. Smith went 38-36-1 with the 49ers, passing for 14,280 yards with 81 touchdowns and 63 interceptions. The 49ers traded Smith to the Chiefs after the 2012 season, […]
Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to league employees at offices in New York, New Jersey and Los Angeles on Monday, reiterating the NFL’s commitment to supporting social justice efforts. The email came as the jury in former police officer Derek Chauvin’s trial began deliberations in the death of George Floyd. “We have all been […]
Alex Smith played five seasons in Kansas City. His final season there came in 2017 as he groomed Patrick Mahomes to take over his job. Sure enough, the Chiefs traded Smith to the Washington Football Team in 2018, opening the door for Mahomes to become a league MVP and eventually a Super Bowl MVP for […]
The Dolphins have already acquired the third overall pick in the draft in a trade with the Texans, then moved down from 3 to 12 in a trade with the 49ers, then moved up from 12 to 6 in a trade with the Eagles. And Miami may not be done. The Dolphins are considering trading […]
Cornerback Nik Needham is back for a third season with the Dolphins. The Dolphins tendered Needham as an exclusive rights free agent, which left him with the choice of re-signing with the team or not signing with any team. The NFL’s daily transaction wire brings word that Needham chose the first route on Monday. Needham […]
Jets receiver Jeff Smith signed his one-year tender Monday. Smith was an exclusive rights free agent. Smith, who turns 24 this week, signed with the Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2019 out of Boston College. He played one game as a rookie and caught one pass for 12 yards. Last season, Smith appeared […]
Players on the Broncos were the first team to release a statement through the NFL Players Association saying they would not attend voluntary offseason workouts. But plenty of players on the team were there at the facility when the offseason program started today. Mike Klis of 9 News in Denver reports that starting quarterback Drew […]
Alex Smith announced his retirement Monday, but the quarterback had a chance to continue his career. Multiple teams were interested in Smith, according to NFL Media, and Smith said he visited Jacksonville before making his decision to call it quits final. Smith said he was “so excited” about the possibility of reuniting with Urban Meyer, […]
The 49ers are meeting with a potential addition to their offensive backfield. Field Yates of ESPN reports that running back Wayne Gallman is visiting with the team. Gallman led the Giants in rushing last season after taking over as the lead back in the wake of Saquon Barkley‘s torn ACL. The 2017 fourth-round pick ran […]
Britt Reid, a former Chiefs assistant coach who is Andy Reid’s son, turned himself into authorities a week ago after being charged with driving while intoxicated. During Super Bowl LV week, Britt Reid was involved in a three-car crash that seriously injured 5-year-old Ariel Young. Many questions remain about the incident, which the NFL is […]
Buccaneers players released a statement last week saying that they would not participate in voluntary, in-person portions of the team’s offseason program. Earlier this offseason, Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians said that veteran players love not having a regular offseason of work because it means younger players are not getting developed. The Buccaneers have a […]