A handful of sportsbooks have released player props for the top picks in the 2021 rookie class, so PFF's Kevin Cole looks at the historical distributions of rookie numbers with PFF's 2021 player projections to see if there are potential betting plays to make.
PFF's Ben Linsey highlights his favorite team fits for some of the top available free-agent options, sending veteran CB Richard Sherman back home to Seattle and safety Malik Hooker to the Dallas Cowboys.
The PFF Forecast team presents their favorite bets of 2021’s Week 1 slate, which has absolutely not protected itself against basic Wong teasers and has left some meat on the bone for regular straight bets, as well.
PFF takes a look back at the 2020 season and highlights the NFL's best pass-rushers by situation. Rams superstar Aaron Donald makes multiple appearances, while Defensive Rookie of the Year Chase Young also makes the list.
PFF’s comprehensive ranking of the top 75 (or so) rookies for 2021 fantasy football heading into the 2021 NFL Draft, including profiles of every player with a focus on predictive metrics and short- and long-term fantasy outlook.
PFF digs into the Premium Stats database to present the most efficient wide receivers in five distinct statistical categories: yards per route run, PFF receiving grade, drop rate, passer rating when targeted and contested catch rate.
Saying he feels "great about it," rookie Travis Etienne, who rose to prominence as a running back at Clemson, is thrilled with the chance to show his skills as a wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The New York Giants signed Kelvin Benjamin, a wide receiver who had over 1,000 yards as a rookie for the Panthers in 2013, and has not played in the NFL since 2018. He worked primarily as a tight end at his tryout.
Thousands of retired Black professional football players, their families and supporters are demanding an end to the controversial use of "race-norming" to determine which players are eligible in the NFL's $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims.
Lional Dalton’s wife recently found a plaque that he received for a public service announcement he did decades ago for organ donation and transplantation. The former Ravens defensive tackle now is in need of a life-saving kidney transplant. “It’s almost like God got a crazy sense of humor,” Dalton told Jamison Hensley of ESPN. “What’s […]
Juantarius Bryant, a defensive back from Austin Peay, was duped into believing he had a tryout with the Falcons at their rookie minicamp this weekend. When he arrived at Flowery Branch, though, he learned the truth. Bryant was the victim of a cruel hoax, Michael Rothstein of ESPN reports. Someone texted Bryant from an Atlanta […]
Justin Fields made a good first impression at the rookie minicamp but apparently not good enough for first-team reps yet. The team’s first-round draft choice has not changed the opinion of Bears coach Matt Nagy, who reiterated Sunday that Andy Dalton will begin Phase 2 of organized team activities as the starter. “Andy is the […]
The Saints signed two other players, along with defensive lineman Lorenzo Neal, on Sunday. The team announced the signings of Neal, offensive lineman Kyle Murphy and linebacker Quentin Poling. Murphy is a three-year NFL veteran who originally was selected by the Packers in the sixth round in 2016. In his first two seasons in Green […]
In 1993 the Saints drafted fullback Lorenzo Neal, who became a four-time Pro Bowler. Now they’ve signed his son as an undrafted rookie. Lorenzo Neal Jr., a defensive lineman from Purdue, has signed with the Saints as an undrafted free agent. During the 2018 college football season, Neal emerged as one of the best defensive […]
The Broncos adding a new quarterback to the roster. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that the team is signing Case Cookus. Cookus took part in the team’s rookie minicamp on a tryout basis. Cookus went undrafted last year and signed with the Giants, but got cut before training camp. He played parts of five seasons […]
The offseason of discontent continues for NFL players, with many of them skipping all of Phase One of the voluntary workout program. Phase Two, including the first opportunity for on-field coaching, begins on Monday. How many players will show up? On Friday, the NFL Players Association informed PFT that only 38 percent of all players had […]
The Bears announcd a couple of roster moves on Sunday. Wide receiver Chris Lacy has signed with the team. Linebacker Michael Pinckney was placed on waivers in a corresponding move. Lacy entered the league as an undrafted free agent in 2018 and played one game with the Lions that season. He made seven appearances in […]
Carolina announced a couple of additions to their roster on Sunday. Safety Delano Hill and defensive end Kendall Donnerson both earned contracts with the team after trying out at the Panthers’ rookie minicamp. Hill was a 2017 third-round pick by the Seahawks and played 40 games for the team over his first three seasons. He […]
Five players tried out for the Buccaneers during their rookie minicamp and four of them will be sticking around for a while. Cornrback Antonio Hamilton‘s agent announced his signing on Sunday and multiple reports say the Bucs will also be signing tight end Jerell Adams, running back Troymaine Pope, and safety Curtis Riley. Pope ran […]
Unlike the turning of the seasons or the emergence of the cicadas, the PFT Mailbag knows no temporal cycle. It happens when it happens. And it happens to be that it’s happening now. With inquiries curated from Twitter, the list of questions and answers appears below. Follow @ProFootballTalk on Twitter for whenever the next open […]
The Raiders have a good, young running back in Josh Jacobs who’s started his career with back-to-back seasons of 1,000 yards rushing. In 2020, He took 273 carries, caught 33 passes, and accounted for 12 touchdowns. Head coach Jon Gruden recently said during an interview on the franchise’s “The Raiders Report” TV show that he […]
The Buccaneers have found a veteran piece to increase their depth. Cornerback Antonio Hamilton is signing a one-year deal with Tampa Bay, according to agent Drew Rosenhaus. Hamilton was one of five tryout players at the Bucs’ rookie minicamp this weekend. Hamilton was on the opposite sideline of Super Bowl LV with the Chiefs. He […]
Another new player is taking advantage of the new rule that dramatically expands the numbers available to most players. Washington rookie receiver Dyami Brown will wear No. 2, the number he wore at north Carolina. For new players entering the league, the new rule comes at a perfect time. With no inventory of existing jerseys […]
Defensive end Rashad Weaver is at the Titans’ rookie minicamp this weekend, but did not speak to the media about the assault charge he faces in Pittsburgh. Weaver was charged on April 30 and the Titans picked him in the fourth round on the next day. The team said it was not aware of the […]
Buccaneers rookie quarterback Kyle Trask vowed to compete every day in Tampa Bay, and so far head coach Bruce Arians has been more than pleased. Arians said that Trask looked outstanding on the practice field at rookie minicamp, and if anything Arians needed to tell the coaching staff to back off and let Trask do […]
Lions first-round pick Penei Sewell announced last week that he would not be attending the team’s rookie minicamp because he tested positive for COVID-19 and head coach Dan Campbell downplayed the significance of the absence on Sunday. This weekend’s minicamp works as an orientation of sorts for most teams and there will be time for […]
Linebacker Joe Giles-Harris made a successful bid for a roster spot at this weekend’s rookie minicamp. Giles-Harris participated in the camp as a tryout player and the Bills announced on Sunday that they have signed him to their 90-man roster. Giles-Harris was waived by the Jaguars earlier this month. He signed with Jacksonville after going […]
When Texans coach David Culley last spoke to reporters, podcast quotes had just emerged from the first-year coach indicating for the first time that the team was willing to trade quarterback Deshaun Watson. During the press conference, however, Culley tried to put the toothpaste back in the toothpaste holder. All of that happened before the first […]
Giants General Manager Dave Gettleman is giving free agent wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin another NFL shot. Benjamin is signing with the Giants after getting a tryout with them this weekend, according to multiple reports. The 30-year-old Benjamin was a first-round draft pick of the Panthers in 2014, when Gettleman was Carolina’s G.M. Benjamin never panned […]