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.
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 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 […]
Yes, to work for Washington owner Daniel Snyder is to assume the risk of eventually being embroiled in litigation against him. As it turns out, Snyder’s recent attempt to conduct discovery against former team president Bruce Allen in search of evidence regarding Snyder’s ongoing defamation lawsuit in India against meaww.com became the second legal entanglement […]
Patriots coach Bill Belichick hates the new rule that gives players far more leeway about choosing their own jersey numbers. But that doesn’t mean Patriots players won’t take advantage of the rule. The first Patriot to do so is linebacker, Ja’Whaun Bentley, who posted on Twitter that he’s switching from No. 51 to No. 8. […]
Tom Brady wasn’t kidding when he said that he struggled to learn the Tampa Bay playbook in 2020. Via JoeBucsFan.com, Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians confirmed on Friday that Brady did indeed need some time to figure out a new offense after 20 years in New England. “Oh yeah, oh yeah,” Arians said, initially. He then […]
After finishing 2020 last in passing yards and attempts, the Ravens have made several moves during the offseason to improve their receiving corps. One such move was drafting Minnesota wideout Rashod Bateman at No. 27 overall. He recorded 147 catches for 2,395 yards with 19 touchdowns in college, becoming the first Minnesota player to get […]
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 […]