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.
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 […]
The Texans made Davis Mills their top choice in the 2020 draft and the former Stanford quarterback’s arrival got a lot of notice. Deshaun Watson‘s legal issues and desire to be traded have created an uncertain future at quarterback in Houston. Head coach David Culley didn’t have anything to say about Watson when he met […]
Cornerback Asante Samuel Jr. agreed to terms with the Chargers a few days ago and he was joined in signing his rookie deal by four other members of the team’s draft class. The team announced that fifth-round offensive lineman Brenden Jaimes, sixth-round linebacker Nick Niemann, sixth-round running back Larry Rountree, and seventh-round defensive back Mark […]
Running back Najee Harris had enough success at Alabama to make himself a first-round pick this year, but the Steelers rookie knows that his past exploits won’t matter much. Harris spent the weekend at Pittsburgh’s rookie minicamp and told the media that he’s started learning lessons about life in the pros. One was that the […]
The Rams got their top draft pick under contract on Saturday and they also signed the last four players they picked up in Cleveland. Second-round wide receiver Tutu Atwell has been joined by fifth-round defensive end Earnest Brown IV, seventh-round running back Jake Funk, seventh-round wide receiver Ben Skowronek, and seventh-round linebacker Chris Garrett. Funk […]
The Steelers have signed their final four picks from this year’s draft. Fifth-round defensive end Isaiahh Loudermilk, sixth-round linebacker Quincy Roche, seventh-round defensive back Tre Norwood and seventh-round punter Pressley Harvin III all agreed to four-year deals with the team. Five other picks remain unsigned. Loudermilk had 62 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, eight sacks, […]
Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott says he could play in a game right now, so it’s unsurprising that Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy doesn’t sound the least bit concerned about Prescott’s surgically repaired right ankle. McCarthy says that when the Cowboys begin the on-field practices known as Organized Team Activities on May 24, Prescott will be good […]
Last week, Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf ran the 100-meter dash at the USA Track and Field Golden Games in 10.37 seconds. He performed well, and his football coach noticed. “I thought it was a marvelous challenge that he took on,” Carroll said after the Seahawks’ rookie minicamp practice on Saturday, via the Associated Press. “DK […]
The Texans signed fifth-round choice Garret Wallow on Saturday, the team announced. The Texans now have signed four of their five choices. Receiver Nico Collins, tight end Brevin Jordan and defensive tackle Roy Lopez also are under contract. Only quarterback Davis Mills, the team’s highest draft choice, remains unsigned. Wallow, a linebacker, totaled 287 tackles, […]
The Vikings now have signed six of their 11 draft choices. Running back Kene Nwangwu, a fourth-round pick out of Iowa State, is the latest. The team announced Nwangwu’s signing Saturday. Nwangwu will get a four-year, $4.23 million contract with a signing bonus of $752,800, Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports. Nwangwu will compete […]
The Giants signed running back Corey Clement to a one-year contract after a tryout during the team’s rookie minicamp, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports. The Giants also had veteran running back Ito Smith at the minicamp competing for a roster spot. Clement, 26, became a Super Bowl LII hero in Philadelphia […]
Buccaneers tight end O.J. Howard tore his Achilles in Week 4 against the Chargers. He is expected to attend the mandatory minicamp in early June. “Yeah, he’s really close now,” Arians said. “He looks fantastic working out every day.” Howard, 26, made 11 catches for 146 yards and two touchdowns last season before his injury. […]
Jaguars coach Urban Meyer continues to talk about signing tight end Tim Tebow. Without actually signing Tim Tebow. On Saturday, Meyer once again suggested that the official acquisition of Tebow could be coming soon. “I’ve leaned on my staff for that,” Meyer told reporters on Saturday during the team’s rookie minicamp. “And I imagine a […]
Quarterback Trevor Lawrence continues to rehab from offseason surgery on his non-throwing shoulder. He’s progressing well, and his NFL team is making sure he doesn’t overdo it. Lawrence explained to reporters during Saturday’s rookie minicamp that he’s on a pitch count when it comes to his daily throwing. “I really appreciate the staff here,” Lawrence […]
Cornerback looks like a position of concern for the Bears this season, given their losses in the offseason. But Bears defensive coordinator Sean Desai says he’s all set on cornerbacks. The Bears lost cornerbacks Kyle Fuller, who played 99 percent of their defensive snaps last season, and Buster Skrine, who played 52 percent of their […]
The Jaguars bucked the trends by drafting a running back in the first round this year, but that running back might not actually play running back. Jaguars coach Urban Meyer said today that Etienne is working at wide receiver at the Jaguars’ rookie minicamp. Meyer reasoned that Etienne is going to get a lot of […]
For the second time this week, the Packers have signed a quarterback. Kurt Benkert, who was brought in for a tryout during this weekend’s rookie minicamp, has signed with the team, he announced on Twitter. Benkert spent the last three years in Atlanta, mostly on the practice squad, and has never played in a regular-season […]