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.
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.
The broad discretion that teams possess when a player suffers a serious injury away from work typically will be exercised based on various factors. The more important the player, the more valuable he is to the ongoing effort to win games and pursue championships, the more likely he’ll get paid even if he technically has […]
Tom Brady‘s return to Gillette Stadium for a Week Four showdown against the Patriots may create different emotions for different members of the organization. For owner Robert Kraft, who has said repeatedly over the years that he regards Brady as another son, there’s no ambiguity or conflict. “Excited to have him,” Kraft told TMZ.com. “He’s […]
The sudden and unexpected mystery of who made the first move to kick start settlement talks in the Deshaun Watson cases has been solved. Via Sarah Barshop of ESPN.com, text messages and a recording reveal that a member of attorney Tony Buzbee’s legal team approached Watson’s legal team to discuss “working things out” in connection […]
Giants first-round draft pick Kadarius Toney wasn’t able to finish his first NFL practice. Toney, a wide receiver from Florida, tweaked his right foot during the first day of rookie minicamp, which he attributed to his cleats being the wrong size. Toney did not participate in the conditioning runs at the end of practice, although […]
Kirk Cousins remains the Vikings’ starting quarterback, but Minnesota drafted Kellen Mond in the third round, and that fueled speculation that some day Mond will supplant Cousins. For now, however, Mond says he’s just trying to learn from Cousins. Mond says he’s been spending time watching film of Cousins to see how the Vikings’ offense […]
A former Titans employee is suing the team, Ben Arthur of The Tennessean reports. Paul Miller, a former sports field assistant for the Titans, alleges violations of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA requires employers to provide qualifying employees with paid sick leave for two weeks for reasons related to COVID-19. Miller […]
The Saints signed three players and waived two others Friday. The team announced it signed defensive back Deuce Wallace, linebacker Sutton Smith and wide receiver Easop Winston Jr. and waived defensive backs Eric Burrell and Trill Williams with failed physicals. Wallace, 24, played at Louisiana-Lafayette, finishing his college career in 2019. He appeared in 40 […]
The Rams have their first pick in the 2021 NFL draft in the fold. Tutu Atwell, a wide receiver from Louisville selected No. 57 overall, has signed his rookie contract with the Rams. The Rams didn’t have a first-round pick because of the Jalen Ramsey trade, and they also traded down from their third-round pick, […]
It’s unclear when linebacker Cameron McGrone will be able to play for the Patriots, but he’ll be under contract whenever that moment arrives. The Patriots announced McGrone’s signing on Friday. The fifth-round pick agreed to a four-year deal with the team. McGrone’s status for the 2021 season is up in the air because he tore […]
Ja'Wuan James is now a former member of the Broncos. The NFL’s daily transaction report brings word that James has been released. The Broncos placed James on the reserve/non-football injury list last week after he tore his Achilles while working out on his own away from the team’s facility. News of his release comes shortly […]
The NFL Players Association is advising players not to participate in voluntary offseason workouts at team facilities. Two players on the Broncos have suffered season-ending injuries away from team facilities this offseason. And one of those players seems unhappy with the NFLPA, given that his injury away from the team facility allows the Broncos to […]
The Packers drafted nine players. They announced Friday that seven are under contract. The Packers have signed second-rounder Josh Myers, fourth-rounder Royce Newman, fifth-rounder T.J. Slaton, fifth-rounder Shemar Jean-Charles, sixth-rounder Cole Van Lanen, sixth-rounder Isaiah McDuffie and seventh-rounder Kylin Hill. Only first-rounder Eric Stokes and third-rounder Amari Rodgers are unsigned. The Packers also signed the […]
The Texans had a five-player draft class this year and they added three undrafted rookies to the roster on Friday. Two of the players were teammates in college and they won’t have to change states to kick off their professional careers. Carson Green and Ryan McCollum were part of the same offensive line at Texas […]
Word of Broncos wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton‘s impending release broke on Thursday, but it was followed by reports that the Broncos were working to trade him before simply cutting him loose. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team had a deal in place with an unknown team, but it is likely to be […]
Browns rookie linebacker Tony Fields has a foot injury that will sideline him a few weeks, coach Kevin Stefanski said Friday. The Browns made Fields a fifth-round draft choice. Fields told the Browns about the injury when he arrived for the rookie minicamp, and team doctors examined him. Fields does not need surgery, Stefanski said. […]
Safety Bobby McCain has found a new place to play. McCain’s agent Drew Rosenhaus told PFT that his client has agreed to terms with the Washington Football Team. McCain will sign a one-year deal with the NFC East club. McCain was a 2015 fifth-round pick by the Dolphins and he spent his entire career with […]
Based on the Eagles’ current roster, Jalen Hurts is going to have a shot at proving he can be Philadelphia’s franchise quarterback this season. That process has gotten started with the team’s virtual meetings. But when head coach Nick Sirianni was asked Friday if a year was enough to determine if Hurts is in fact […]
Attorney Tony Buzbee’s Thursday night statement included an eight-word bombshell that raised plenty of questions as to the negotiations between Buzbee’s 22 clients and the representatives of quarterback Deshaun Watson. “They begged us via the Texans to mediate,” Buzbee claimed. This statement suggests that the Texans have become actively involved in efforts to settle the […]
The Broncos had been trying to trade wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton and were preparing to waive him if they couldn’t find a trading partner, but now Hamilton has suffered a significant injury. Hamilton has a torn ACL, according to Taylor Bisciotti of NFL Network. Mike Klis of 9 News in Denver reports that Hamilton was […]
When the Cardinals drafted linebacker Zaven Collins in the first round last month, General Manager Steve Keim said that the team sees him as a partner to Isaiah Simmons at inside linebacker. Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury confirmed that’s the plan during a Friday press conference and that led to a question about linebacker Jordan […]