"I didn’t come back just to be average": PFF sits down with Pittsburgh Panthers QB Kenny Pickett to discuss his decision to return to college football, his goals ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft and what it would mean to pass Hall of Fame QB Dan Marino on Pittsburgh's all-time passing yardage record.
The contest between Arizona Cardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins and Minnesota Vikings CB Bashaud Breeland stands out as a matchup to target, while fantasy managers would be wise to avoid Houston's Brandin Cooks as he goes up against Cleveland's Greg Newsome II.
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 2 of the 2021 NFL season.
If you are looking to avoid highly rostered players in GPP tournaments in Week 2, identifying pivot plays is a huge help, as optimizing cost and rostership percentage are what creates strong yet unique lineups to help you find success.
It’s long been believed that Wan’Dale Robinson would eventually help bring Kentucky to the forefront of the offensive age in college football. And after a short detour via Nebraska, the dynamic offensive weapon is finally starting to make waves as a part of a must-watch Wildcats offense.
Minnesota DE Everson Griffen will not play vs. Arizona on Sunday after being placed in the concussion protocol. Coach Mike Zimmer said Griffen was injured in a car accident that occurred when he swerved to avoid hitting a deer.
Starting offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga, who has been battling groin and back injuries throughout training camp, was placed on injured reserve by the Chargers. Storm Norton will start in his place vs. Dallas.
The Saints have placed defensive end Marcus Davenport (shoulder) and linebacker Kwon Alexander (elbow) on injured reserve and said they will be without seven assistant coaches against the Panthers due to COVID-19 protocols.
Harris, the Steelers' rookie running back, player behind the Raiders' rookie tackle at Alabama. They won the SEC and a national title together. Watt, the NFL's highest-paid defender, might not need the pointers.
The Ravens have placed a 15th player on injured reserve, with cornerback Chris Westry the latest. The team announced the move Friday, leaving it with two open spots on its 53-player roster. The Ravens worked out cornerbacks Buster Skrine, Daryl Worley, Winston Rose and Grant Haley earlier this week. Westry tore a meniscus in his […]
The NFL’s high vaccination rate possibly isn’t real. Via Kahlyn Kahler of Defector.com, two NFL agents said that players have asked them to help get fake vaccination cards. “I think it is a lot more common than people realize,” one agent told Kahler. “Look, you’re talking about the NFL. These guys do anything they can […]
Former Lions and Rams defensive tackle Roger Brown died Friday, the Lions announced. He was 84. Brown made six Pro Bowls in 10 NFL seasons, seven played with the Lions and three with the Rams. Detroit made him a fourth-round choice in 1960. Brown earned first-team All-Pro in 1962 and 1963. Sacks did not become […]
Many are chalking up Green Bay’s bizarre Week One loss to the Saints as stuff happens. The question is whether that stuff will keep happening. Most think it won’t. If it does, Hall of Famer Michael Irvin has an explanation for it. “This game is too hard,” Irvin told TMZ.com on Friday. “That’s why you […]
The Patriots are expected to place rookie kicker Quinn Nordin on injured reserve, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Nordin has an abdomen injury, but the Patriots hope he can return sometime in November. Nordin, who was inactive for the season opener, had a limited practice Thursday but did not practice Friday. The Patriots called […]
Brandon Aiyuk split snaps with Trent Sherfield on Sunday, with Aiyuk playing 26 of 55 and Sherfield 27. Aiyuk never saw a pass thrown his way, while Sherfield made two catches for 23 yards and a touchdown. 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said Aiyuk isn’t in the doghouse but simply hadn’t practiced enough. Sherfield took advantage […]
Amid real questions as to whether Giants defensive Dexter Lawrence was actually offside for a missed 48 yard field-goal try that gave Washington kicker Dustin Hopkins a mulligan from 43, the NFL has come out with a clear and strong statement that the call was correct. Just kidding. The league has said nothing on the […]
Former Vikings offensive tackle Steve Riley died Thursday, the team announced. He was 68. Riley died the day after the funeral service for Mick Tingelhoff, his teammate for five seasons. Tingelhoff died Sept. 11. Riley, the 25th overall choice in 1974, played all 11 seasons of his NFL career with the Vikings. Riley appeared in […]
Cardinals edge rusher Chandler Jones confirmed earlier this week he asked for a trade this offseason after not getting an extension. He told reporters to ask General Manager Steve Keim for details. So Keim was asked about it Friday during his appearance on 98.7 Arizona Sports Station. “Any conversations with our players and specific agents […]
The Saints placed starting defensive end Marcus Davenport and starting linebacker Kwon Alexander on injured reserve Friday. Players on injured reserve are eligible to return after missing three games. Davenport strained a pectoral muscle against the Packers, and Alexander injured his elbow. Alexander played 34 of 57 defensive snaps against the Packers, and Davenport saw […]
Week Two of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by Washington and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final injury […]
Browns punter Jamie Gillan fumbled a snap in the fourth quarter on Sunday, setting up the Chiefs’ game-winning touchdown. He says the loss is on him. Gillan called his dropped snap a “massive mistake” and added, “I cost that game.” Still, Gillan said his confidence isn’t shaken. “The whole point of my position is to […]
The Saints coaching staff will be short-handed Sunday. They will not have seven coaches because of COVID-19 protocols. The team announced offensive analyst Jim Chaney, offensive assistant Declan Doyle, assistant special teams coach Phil Galiano, senior offensive assistant/receivers Curtis Johnson, offensive line Brendan Nugent, run game coordinator/tight ends Dan Roushar, and running backs Joel Thomas […]
Largely forgotten in Cleveland’s close-but-no-cigar game against the Chiefs was the fact that a pair of former No. 1 overall picks got a chance to play together for the first time. Both Myles Garrett and Jadeveon Clowney acknowledged on Friday that it will be a work in progress. “It is different, but I do not […]
The Raiders won their season opener with a thrilling victory over the Ravens. Now they’ll have to travel across the country and play without their top running back. Head coach Jon Gruden told reporters in his Friday press conference that Josh Jacobs (toe/ankle) is out for Sunday’s matchup against the Steelers. After missing the first […]
Bradley Chubb is once again questionable. The Broncos’ edge rusher was inactive for last week’s victory over the Giants. After injuring his ankle during a late-August practice, Chubb was limited for two days of practice and declared questionable in Week One. But this week, he’s been limited for all three practices. The Broncos have also […]
The Buccaneers may be without both of their Week One starting cornerbacks on Sunday against the Falcons. Sean Murphy-Bunting will miss the game with an elbow injury. Carlton Davis, who didn’t appear on the Wednesday or Thursday injury report, was limited on Friday with a hamstring injury. He’s questionable for Sunday. He’s the only Bucs […]
Cincinnati will officially be without Trae Waynes again in Week Two. The Bengals have ruled the cornerback out for Sunday’s game with his hamstring injury. Waynes was not able to practice all week. Cincinnati has listed linebacker Markus Bailey (knee) and cornerback Darius Phillips (thigh) as questionable. Bailey was limited in practice all week, but […]
Back in January, Eric Fisher tore his Achilles while playing for the Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game. Now, he may start for the Colts in Week Two. Via Stephen Holder of TheAthletic.com, head coach Frank Reich said in his Friday press conference that he wasn’t ready to “100 percent commit” to Fisher starting Sunday’s […]
The Bears appear set to go without defensive tackle Eddie Goldman on Sunday against the Bengals, but left tackle Jason Peters is trending in the right direction. Goldman was listed as doubtful for Sunday with a knee injury. Although the Bears have indicated he’s getting better, he hasn’t practiced the last two days and likely […]